Adhesive and Dispenser are optimized for medical applications.

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With elongations over 100% and fixture speeds under 10 sec, Henkel LOCTITE® 4902 flexible cyanoacrylate adhesive is ISO 10993 Biocompatible and suited for plastic, rubber, and metal bonding applications in medical items. Digital dispenser and valve controller, Fisnar DC200, is designed for facilitated dispensing of viscous materials. Internal air solenoid suits applications requiring immediate and accelerated reaction or de-pressurization.

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Ellsworth Adhesives to Display the Latest in Adhesive Technology at MD&M Minneapolis

GERMANTOWN, WI – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that they will be exhibiting at the Medical Device and Manufacturing (MD&M) trade show, part of Minnesota Medtech Week, in booth #736 November 4th through the 5th at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minnesota.

Ellsworth Adhesives is displaying the latest technology of adhesives and dispensing equipment for the medical device engineering and design industry. Jay Richardson, Director of Sales, commented, “We are thrilled to be exhibiting at MD&M once again. There have been multiple advancements in the adhesive and specialty chemical industry that can benefit many of the attendees at this conference. Ellsworth Adhesives is ready to provide the total solution when it comes to adhesives, dispensing and other specialty chemicals. Our Engineering Sales Representatives are available at the show to answer any questions on new projects, products and applications.”

One of the newest products Ellsworth Adhesives will be highlighting is LOCTITE® 4902 from Henkel, the first truly flexible cyanoacrylate adhesive that still preserves the fast cure speed and high bond strength associated with cyanoacrylates. With elongations over 100% and fixture speeds under 10 seconds, this adhesive is excellent for plastic, rubber and metal bonding applications found in medical items like connections, medical tubing and catheters. This product is ISO 10993 Biocompatible for the assembly of medical devices.

In the dispensing department, Ellsworth Adhesives is showcasing the new DC200 from Fisnar. It is a digital dispenser and valve controller for easily dispensing more viscous materials. It features a large internal air solenoid, perfect for applications that require immediate and fast reaction or de-pressurization like collapsible toothpaste-type tube, caulking, cartridge reservoirs, valves and rotary table operations.

This year, UBM Canon’s MD&M Minneapolis and LifeScience Alley’s Health Technology Leadership Conference, the two foremost Medtech events in Minnesota, have partnered to launch one combined, focal event at the center of Minnesota Medtech Week—a celebration of the industry’s best technologies. The Minnesota region is a global leader in medical manufacturing and innovation, home to some of the largest manufacturers as well as exciting startups.

Through their wide variety of value-added services, Ellsworth Adhesives aims to fulfill specialty chemical needs, from initial technical advice through customized product fulfillment. They strive to help their customers achieve maximum productivity with lower total cost in their manufacturing processes by offering valued services and solutions, and delivering quality products from world-class suppliers.

Ellsworth Adhesives Specialty Chemical Distribution understands and appreciates the role they play as an adhesive and specialty chemical supplier. The Glue Doctor®, a registered trademark of Ellsworth Adhesives, represents the technical expertise and unique capabilities of more than 50 Engineering Sales Representatives in North America, and more than 150 Engineering Sales Representatives globally, who specialize in working with customers on engineered assembly processes and implementing adhesive solutions in the manufacturing environment. They continually explore better ways to service their customer’s procurement needs.

For more information on Ellsworth Adhesives, visit or call 1.800.888.0698.

About Ellsworth Adhesives

Ellsworth Adhesives is a distributor of adhesive products and equipment and a value added supplier of adhesives, sealants, coatings, encapsulants, tapes, releases and lubricants from leading international manufacturers including 3M, Bostik, Dow Corning, Dymax, Emerson & Cuming, Fisnar, Loctite, Lord, Permabond, Techcon and many others and offers the most comprehensive level of technical expertise available. Ellsworth Adhesives operates sales offices and warehouses in the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Brazil, Australia, China, Malaysia, India, Vietnam, and Thailand. Ellsworth Adhesives can be contacted directly at 1-800-888-0698 or by visiting

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