The development of adhesives and substrates for wearable medical devices is challenging and requires careful consideration due to the nature of human skin and the characteristics of the specific device.
July 7, 2021
The wearable medical device market is growing rapidly, driven by demand for innovative products that offer personalized care such as activity monitoring, point-of-care diagnostics, and dispensing (insulin, medications, electrolytes, etc.). These devices are quickly becoming a valuable part of many care plans, as they lessen the patient’s time in medical facilities—which has been critically important throughout the COVID-19 pandemic—and reduce healthcare costs.
The adhesive is ethylene oxide (EtO) sterilization compatible and compliant with ISO 10993 parts 5 and 10.
June 24, 2021
3M recently announced its latest addition to a new class of silicone adhesives that reportedly balances strength, flexibility, and comfort—the 2484 3M™ Single Coated Medical Film Tape with Hi-Tack Silicone Adhesive on Liner.
Purdue University chemists are studying shellfish to develop new, safer, and more sustainable adhesives for uses ranging from bandages and medical applications to clothing, household items, electronics, and more. Humans have been trying to stick things to other things for millennia. But shellfish have been doing it for eons longer, and they are far better at it than humans.
A new adhesive for wearable medical devices enhances patient comfort while providing engineers confidence about wear duration.
May 3, 2021
Acrylate and silicone have dominated the medical adhesives market for years. However, the adhesives currently available often require device engineers to choose between strength and wear duration, or comfort and pliability.
Pacific Adhesive Systems will join Meridian's Electronics Division.
April 7, 2021
Meridian Adhesives Group recently announced its acquisition of Pacific Adhesive Systems, a Malaysia-based company serving the electronics, semiconductor, and medical markets with adhesive and coating solutions.
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More
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