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.
Four UV/dual-cure alkoxy silicones passed all tests for critical performance properties ranging from flexibility and flammability to thermal shock and hydrolytic stability.
June 23, 2021
Novagard recently announced it is the first and only manufacturer with a UV/dual-cure alkoxy silicone portfolio of four products certified to IPC-CC-830C, the electronics industry's conformal coating qualification standard.
Multiple trends are anticipated to help silicone sealants experience strong demand from the construction industry through 2027.
June 17, 2021
Silicone sealants offer excellent chemical and thermal stability while also providing energy savings, which helps in lowering greenhouse gas emissions. The global silicone sealants market is projected to register a CAGR of 4.2% from 2019-2027, according to a report from Trends Market Research.
Taking a systematic approach and using selection tools available from adhesive manufacturers can streamline the pressure-sensitive adhesive selection process and help ensure strong bonding in each application.
The ideal pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) delivers exactly the right amount of bonding at the lowest cost. Choosing the right adhesive hasn’t always been easy, however. We have all heard stories about adhesives failing prematurely, as well as how costly those failures can be to product manufacturers.
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.
Vehicle manufacturers are improving fuel economy while reducing emissions by lightening the overall weight through material replacement. Using thermoplastics and adhesives instead of traditional screws and metals create less weight.