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

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.
July 1, 2014

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.
July 1, 2014

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.
June 9, 2014

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.
June 2, 2014

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.
June 2, 2014

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

May 30, 2014
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.
April 1, 2014

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

March 14, 2014
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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Growing Optical and Image Sensors Market Provides Opportunities for Adhesives, Sealants

March 13, 2014
The world optical and image sensors market earned revenues of $9.07 billion in 2013 and is predicted to reach $15.12 billion in 2019.
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Ask Dr. Dave: How can we ensure that UV-curable adhesives are always fully cured?

Dave Dunn's March 2014 column.
March 1, 2014

 One never gets a full 100% cure of these thermoset systems at relatively low temperatures because molecular mobility goes down dramatically as the adhesive increases in viscosity during curing. 


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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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