Is Your Adhesive Biocompatible?

Almost all medical device assembly processes require an adhesive or sealant to bond the parts together. But the task of finding the right one is not that easy; there are always concerns about chemical compounds leaching or migrating into finished...

Bio-Friendly Adhesives

"I understand Dymax has a masking material that is biocompatible or had biocompatible testing done on it?"

Dymax provides a selection of adhesives that have been tested according to ISO 10993 and are biocompatible in the cured stage.

A medical-grade...

Light-Curable Adhesives and Permanent Implantation

"Is there a UV-curable adhesive that when cured conforms to USP Class VI and passes ISO 10993 requirements for permanent implant?"
 
Unfortunately, not that I am aware of. Technically, most light-curable adhesives are acrylated urethanes or epoxy-based...

FDA Approved Solvents

"Are methanol, ethanol, acetone, or acetonitrile FDA approved?"

These solvents are generally not FDA approved. These particular solvents bond plastic together by melting the plastic, and then allowing the plastics to intermingle. As the solvent...

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