Product News: Adhesives & Sealants
Light Curing Adhesives target medical device assembly.
Press Release Summary:
November 16, 2010 - LoctiteÂ® 4310(TM) FlashcureÂ® Light Cure Instant Adhesive is low-viscosity formulation that fills gaps to 0.005 in. using moisture cure and up to 0.5 in. with exposure to light. High-viscosity LoctiteÂ® 4311(TM) FlashcureÂ® Light Cure Instant Adhesive fills gaps to 0.008 in. with moisture cure, and with light, fills up to 0.5 in. gaps. Able to withstand temperatures from -65Â° to +180Â°F, both impact- and fracture-resistant adhesives cure in 2-5 sec when exposed to low-intensity UV/vis light.
Original Press Release
Impact and Fracture Resistant Instant Adhesives Cure in Seconds Upon Exposure to Light
Press release date: November 5, 2010
Featuring extremely fast light cure speeds and a secondary moisture-cure mechanism that allows the adhesives to cure thoroughly in unexposed areas, these new toughened light cure formulations adhere to a wide variety of substrates including plastics, elastomers, rubbers and metals.
Loctite® 4310(TM) Flashcure® Light Cure Instant Adhesive is a clear to pale green, low-viscosity formulation that fills gaps to 0.005-inches using only moisture cure and can cure to depths up to 0.5-inches on exposure to light. Loctite® 4311(TM) Flashcure® Light Cure Instant Adhesive is a high-viscosity, clear to pale green formulation that fills larger gaps to 0.008-inches using only moisture cure and can be cured to depths up to 0.5-inches upon exposure to light. Both adhesives withstand temperatures ranging from -65° to 180°F.
For more information on new Loctite® 4310(TM) Flashcure® and Loctite® 4311(TM) Flashcure® Light Cure Cyanoacrylate Instant Adhesives, go to www.henkelna.com/medicalflashcure. For technical assistance, call 1-800-LOCTITE (800-562-8483).
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 50,000 people and reported sales of $18.86 billion and adjusted operating profit of $1.84 billion in fiscal 2009. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.
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