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Adhesive Solutions target wearable medical devices.
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'); document.write('Comprising material, adhesive, conversion, printing, and packaging options, MEDIFIX Solutions™ provides complete turnkey solution for wearable mobile device applications. Combination of Scapa Soft-Pro® Adhesives and Bioflex® Materials with design and assembly techniques allows for customized interface between device and body that performs over time across various activity levels, moisture levels, skin types, and device sizes. Custom development and scalable production are available.'); document.write('
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Single-Component, Snap Cure Epoxy exhibits high strength.
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'); document.write('Curing in 1–2 min at 300°F, Master Bond EP3SP5FL has flowable, moderate viscosity and adheres to such substrates as metals, composites, glass, ceramics, rubbers, and plastics. Tensile lap shear strength exceeds 2,000 psi at room temperature when bonding aluminum to aluminum. Also acting as effective electrical insulator, epoxy has -60 to +200°F service range. At ambient temperatures, hardness is >85 Shore D. Above 200°F, material softens to 25–30 Shore D to foster and facilitate rework.'); document.write('
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Professional Sealant suits window, door, and siding applications.
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'); document.write('Formulated to meet contractor requirements regarding flexibility, strength, and durability, QUAD® MAX window, door, and siding sealant withstands effects of such harsh weather conditions as freezing temperatures, intense heat, winds, rain, sleet, snow, and dirt. UV-resistant product, which cures in 24 hr and can be painted within 1 hr, develops strong bond in wet and dry conditions; offers 5X stretch and 50% joint movement; and adheres to diverse building materials (without primer).<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Ceramic Adhesives support continuous use to 2,800°F.
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'); document.write('Offering chemical and thermal shock resistance, Resbond™ 940 Customizable Series can be matched to physical properties of substrate for optimized adhesion to quartz, cordierite, fused silica, glassware, ceramics, and metals. Products cure in 4-8 hr at room temperature or in 5 min at 175°F. Applications include bonding, sealing, and insulating light bulbs, fixtures, and sensors; encapsulating industrial heating elements; and forming electrically resistant coatings for high temperature instruments.'); document.write('
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Tamper Evident Security Tape adheres to difficult surfaces.
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'); document.write('Applicable to such difficult surfaces as stretch wrap, shrink film, and recycled corrugated cartons in temperatures down to +20°F, PVT and EVT Series indicate tampering within 1 min of application. Service temperature ranges from -40 to +200°F, and 2 mil polyester film construction promotes strength during shipping/handling. Offered in 1, 2, and 3 in. widths, TSA-CCSP compliant tapes also support printed serial numbers, printed instructions, and customizations.'); document.write('
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Silicone Sealant/Adhesive carries NSF-51 certification.
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'); document.write('With 100% silicone formulation that promotes adhesion as well as temperature resistance while minimizing shrinkage and application temperature, TruSil 100 comes in caulk tube with screw on nozzle that facilitates cleaning, storage, and reuse after product has been opened. Removable tip helps reduce waste by limiting open product\'s exposure to air and moisture between uses. Available in several colors and mildew resistant options product meets ASTM-C920 performance criteria.'); document.write('
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Silicone Adhesive is flexible and electrically conductive.
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'); document.write('With optimized working life and dispensing characteristics, 102-32D is designed for high throughput and automated dispensing processes. Use results in no tailing or stringing and minimal bleeding. Conductivity is 0.0001 Ω-cm, and application methods include spraying, screen-printing, and syringe dispensing. Capable of room temperature and snap cure, elastic adhesive suits delicate and stress-sensitive substrates and adheres to PTFE, silicone, and other low-surface-energy substrates.'); document.write('
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Light Curable Adhesives provide cure confirmation.
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'); document.write('Based on Encompass™ technology, Light Curable Adhesives incorporate See-Cure color-change and Ultra-Red™ fluorescing technologies. While in uncured state, adhesive with See-Cure technology is blue in color for verification of placement. As product cures with exposure to UV light, blue transitions to colorless for visual confirmation of cure. Products formulated with Ultra-Red™ technology fluoresce bright red under low-intensity black light, contrasting on plastics that naturally fluoresce blue.'); document.write('
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Clear PET Window/Door Film simplifies graphics change out.
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'); document.write('Designed for dry installation of graphics on glass surfaces, ViziPrint Impress optically clear, printable polyester window film features suction technology that does not leave any residue behind, eliminates bubbling, and is unaffected by moisture. Dimensionally stable and scratch-resistant product comes in 3 versions: 4 mil clear UV for UV curable inks; 5 mil clear SEL for solvent, eco solvent, latex, and UV curable inks; and 5 mil white SEL for solvent, eco solvent, latex, and UV curable inks.'); document.write('
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Soft Light-Curable Adhesive bonds COC/COP film laminates.
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'); document.write('Soft and flexible with durometer of A58, 1072-M MD® will cure in less than 3 seconds after exposure to LED or broad-spectrum UV light. Adhesive has viscosity of 1,000 cP for optimized wetting, making it suitable for interfacial bonding requirements. Product is ISO 10993-5 Cytotoxicity approved and suitable for bonding cyclic olefin polymers/copolymers used in point-of-care device industry.'); document.write('
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Thread Sealant suits plumbing and HVAC/R applications.
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'); document.write('Featuring smooth texture with PTFE resin-enrichment and synthetic fibers, RectorSeal Blue+™ is unrestricted for use with all threaded metal, polyethylene, fiberglass reinforced, PVC, CPVC, and ABS pipe. Non-setting, lead-free product is formulated for liquid pressures up to 10,000 psi and gas pressures up to 2,000 psi. Since sealant is non-toxic, low-odor, and non-flammable, it is suitable for small or non-ventilated spaces. Product can be pressurized immediately after applying.'); document.write('
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Flooring Solutions maximize safety for athletics and play.
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'); document.write('Tru-Motion™ single-component, moisture cured binders are available for outdoor running tracks and poured-in-place playground safety surfaces, while Tru-Motion 2-component poured elastomer systems suit indoor multi-purpose flooring and outdoor running tracks. Other types of Tru-Motion flooring solutions include single- and 2-component coatings for running track structural sprays and indoor multi-purpose flooring topcoats and line paints.'); document.write('
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Catheter Adhesive offers cure, post-cure inspection confirmations.
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'); document.write('Formulated with both Ultra-Red™ and See-Cure technologies, 212-CTH-UR-SC is designed for use in catheter assembly and bonds to various substrates, including platinum and polycarbonate. While in its uncured state, this adhesive is blue to facilitate placement verification. Upon curing with UV light (<3 sec), product transitions to colorless to provide visual confirmation that adhesive is fully cured and bond site secure. Adhesive also fluoresces bright red under 365 nm light.'); document.write('
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Epoxy Resin Adhesive cures at temperatures as low as 60°C.
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'); document.write('Suited for optical packaging applications where several temperature-sensitive materials are bound together, DELOMONOPOX LT204 epoxy resin minimizes thermal stress and warping. This multi-purpose, one-component adhesive can be processed within 48 hr at room temperature and adheres to various plastics as well as metals and FR4 composites. Dispensed through needles with diameter as small as 200 µm, product exhibits low thermal stress and moderate shrinkage during curing.'); document.write('
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Prime Label Substrate Adhesive offers problem-free performance.
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'); document.write('Running without buildup on converting or dispensing equipment, V-01 higher-shear, permanent acrylic adhesive maximizes performance for prime labeling applications. Product adheres to various container types, including low-surface energy HDPE, and offers open time for clean removability of misapplied labels. While compliant with FDA 175.105 for indirect food contact, adhesive also resists effects of moisture and exposure to product contents and passes soapy squeeze testing.'); document.write('
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High Temperature Adhesive suits applications to 2,300°F.
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'); document.write('Formulated for bonding and coating mica, glass-ceramics, and metals, Ceramabond™ 632 features dielectric strength of 150 V/mil at room temperature, coefficient of thermal expansion of 4.7 ppm/°F, and viscosity of 10,000–25,000 cp. Specific gravity is 1.45–1.50 g/cc and pH is 11.0. Applied using brush, syringe, or pneumatic dispenser, mica-filled adhesive sets rapidly at room temperature and step cures at 200°F and 500°F for 2 hours each. Cured material resists most acids, solvents, and fuels.'); document.write('
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Silicone Sealant targets residential windows and doors.
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'); document.write('Consisting of one-part RTV silicone material, Youjie™ Neutral Silicone Sealant cures upon contact with moisture in air to form flexible, silicone rubber seal. Product offers optimized adhesion to variety of construction materials and is suitable for use in wide range of window and door sealing and glazing applications. Available in translucent, black, gray, and white, sealant has neutral cure chemistry making it ideal for use on aluminum and steel windows and doors.'); document.write('
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Potassium Silicate Binder produces high-temperature coatings.
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'); document.write('Inorganic, water-dispersed Ceramabind™ 643-1, resistant to temperatures to 3,000°F, mixes with range of oxide and metallic powders into inert, electrically, chemically, and wear-resistant material that will not outgas under ultra high vacuum (UHV). Typical uses include formulating corrosion protective coatings for high-temperature metal structures as well as producing chemically resistant adhesives and patching compounds. Viscosity is 50–60 cP, and solids content by weight is 30.0–35.0%.'); document.write('
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Multi-Surface Primer and Sealer promotes adhesion.
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'); document.write('Available in project size 2-gal bucket, KILZ® HIDE-ALL™ helps prepare surfaces for painting and evens permeability. High-hiding latex primer sealer helps minimize issues caused by dark colors and minor surface stains to create consistent canvas for desired finish. Able to be top-coated after 1 hr with latex or oil-based paint, product is suited for use on interior surfaces, including drywall, cured plaster, woodwork, masonry, concrete block, brick, and previously painted areas.'); document.write('
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Vertical Conveyorized Band Sealer for handle pouches with zippers.
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'); document.write('All Packaging Machinery Corp., Ronkonkoma, NY offers a new Vertical Conveyorized Band Sealer for handle pouches with relcoseable zippers. The VCBSDM-ET-1/4-6x5 WOLCB floor model renders a ¼” wide seal without trim.'); document.write('
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