Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in medical/dental''

Precision Specialties Acquires Palm Labs Adhesives

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Precision Specialties recently announced it has acquired Palm Labs Adhesives LLC, a technology-based company that develops, manufactures, and markets specialty adhesives and sealants.
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Dow Corning Elastomers Shown to be Safe for Skin Contact Applications

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Dow Corning recently announced that its TPSiV® 4000 and 4200 thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) have been shown to be safe for skin contact applications in two independent medical test protocols.
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Soft Silicone Adhesives Crucial for Atraumatic Advanced Wound Care Dressings

Silicone adhesive dressings minimize pain, promote wound healing, and improve clinical and financial outcomes for caregivers.
By Derek Rudnak
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Mention the words “silicone” and “medical” in the same sentence, and it’s arguable that most people will immediately think of silicone’s well-known (and occasionally maligned) usage in artificial breast implants. However, silicone has other significant and successful applications in medical products.


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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we get our adhesives approved for food/beverage or medical applications?

Dave Dunn's July 2014 column.
By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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Food packaging is an industry that involves special requirements.


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Award and Acquisition: Sika Takes Two Spots in Top 5

Honda’s recognition of Sika received the most reader interest last week.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.


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Advancements in UV LED Curing Technology for Adhesives

The gaps that previously existed between traditional lamp solutions and UV LED-based curing systems have been narrowed.
By Pamela Lee
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Assembly and manufacturing processes are highly dependent on the rapid and effective curing of ultraviolet (UV) adhesives. Historically, mercury arc lamps have been used as the curing source in a wide range of industrial applications and processes to polymerize adhesives.


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Focus On: Adhesive Mixing Technology Can Help Facilitate Sustainability in Dental Practices

A new adhesive mixing technology can save money by reducing materials consumption.
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Sustainability is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of the economy and manufacturing. The production of dental materials is no exception; here, too, sustainability is playing a crucial role in developing advanced, environmentally friendly technology.


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Henkel Receives Sustainability Award

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Henkel Corp. recently announced it has received the Becton, Dickinson and Co. (BD) 2013 Sustainability Award.
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Multiple Factors Contribute to Increasing Global Demand for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

The global PSA market is expected to reach $8.4 billion by 2018.
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The increasing need for weight reduction of end-user products, high bonding solutions, sustainable developments, growing tape demand, rising GDP and purchasing power, are all expected to drive the global pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) market to $8.4 billion by 2018.


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Medical Electronics Market in India Poised for Rapid Growth

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The medical electronics market in India was valued at $6.5 billion in 2013, and is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 16%.
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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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