Adhesives and Adhesive Products
Adhesives and Adhesive Products Articles
Advances in Medical-Grade Adhesives
Adhesives play an integral role in the design of devices, helping to improve patient comfort and satisfaction.
Guidelines for Tape Design, Construction and Selection
A thorough understanding of certain aspects of adhesive tape can speed manufacturing and reduce trial and error.
The Use Of Adhesives For Catheter Bonding
This article discusses the selection of adhesives for catheter bonding and provides insights into joint design, adhesive curing, and dispensing techniques.
Adhesive Makers Add Conductivity to the Mix
Special fillers allow adhesive formulations to conduct electricity while connecting components.
Adhesives Take On an Expanded Role
From drug-delivery to endoscope repair, adhesives are becoming more accepted in medical devices.
Adhesive Solutions for Medical Electronic Devices
Today's adhesives provide more than just bonding. They play an important role in solving problems associated with thermal and electrical conductivity, shielding, grounding, sealing and vibration damping.
Wound-care technology represents a diverse range of products. They run the gamut from humble bandages that simply cover a wound to next-generation active products that deliver bioactive compounds to the wound site and may even involve tissue engineering.
New Adhesives Stick Out on Skin-Touching Products
Changing adhesion options affects wound-care and transdermal applications.
Spotlight on Adhesives
Medical-Grade Adhesive Technology Cures Using Visible Light
A new technology enables a company to cure adhesives completely using visible instead of ultraviolet light.
Applying Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Labels to Diagnostics
Pressure-sensitive adhesive labels may be a good option for labeling rapid diagnostic devices. Manufacturers may want to consider standardized platform applicators as an effective tool.
Finding New Ways to Bond
When choosing an adhesive, manufacturers have many options. The chemical properties of materials to be bonded, as well as the chemical qualities of the adhesive itself, need to be considered.
Advances in UV Curing for Medical Applications
Light-cure adhesive technology has been around for a long time. But recent advances in automated assembly and other areas make it a cost-effective method for bonding. Light-cure adhesive technology has been around for a long time. But recent advances in automated assembly and other areas make it a cost-effective method for bonding.