Dymax launches unique adhesives for the medical sector
TORRINGTON, Connecticut, November 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Dymax, the world’s leading manufacturer of fast-curing materials and equipment, introduces the 2000-MW series of light-curing adhesives specially developed to meet customer needs and market trends. market within the rapidly evolving portable medical device market.
This new line of structural medical adhesives is the first of its kind to pass the ISO 10993-10 standard for sensitization and irritation. Free of TPO, a material of concern, and manufactured without IBOA, a known skin irritant, these adhesives address concerns of device manufacturers about proximity and sensitivity to the skin.
Designed to bond SS, PC, PI, PVC, TPU and low surface energy substrates, the adhesives are also designed to be reliable with excellent adhesion and aging performance. The 2000-MW series cures with broad spectrum light energy and some products provide long-lasting protection during autoclave sterilization.
“By staying true to our core values while meeting the evolving needs of our customers, Dymax continues to develop innovative light-curing adhesives. Eliminating materials of concern with the introduction of the 2000-MW product series is our first step towards eliminating problematic ingredients, ”said Mike Ford, director of global business development, Medical for Dymax.
These adhesives are environmentally friendly, solvent-free, one-component formulations and meet ISO 10993-5 cytotoxicity biocompatibility requirements. Typical applications include devices worn close to the skin, such as continuous glucose monitors, large volume injectors, patient monitoring devices, and pain management devices. Fluorescent grades are available for high speed automated vision systems used for quality control purposes.
Dymax develops innovative fast and light-curing materials, distribution equipment and UV / LED light-curing systems. The company’s adhesives, coatings and equipment are ideally suited to work seamlessly with each other, providing design engineers with tools to dramatically improve manufacturing efficiency. The main markets include aerospace and defense; medical device; and consumer and automotive electronics.
For more information about Dymax, visit www.dymax.com or call us at 860-482-1010.