Adhesive is suitable for medical applications.

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Loctite(R) 3345 ultra-violet (UV) cure medical grade adhesive bonds metal to glass. Offering sterilization resistance, product is suitable for applications such as needle assemblies, syringes, oxygenators, filters, and reusable medical devices where limited repeat steam sterilization is required. Loctite 3345 single-component, acrylic adhesive complies with ISO-10993 biocompatibility requirements. It is available in 25 ml syringe package.



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Loctite Introduces Medical Grade Light Cure Adhesive With Superior Sterilization Resistance



Rocky Hill, Conn. - April 30, 2002. Loctite Corporation has introduced new Loctite® 3345, a high performance ultra-violet (UV) cure medical grade adhesive designed for metal to glass bonding. Offering superior sterilization resistance, this product is ideal for a wide variety of medical device assembly applications including needle assemblies, syringes, oxygenators, filters, and reusable medical devices where limited repeat steam sterilization is required.

New Loctite 3345 is a single-component UV cure acrylic adhesive that complies with ISO-10993 biocompatibility requirements. The medium viscosity product offers superior performance following temperature aging. Loctite 3345 is available in a 25 ml syringe package.

For more information on Loctite® 3345, call 1-800-323-5106 or visit the company's equipment web site at http://www.loctite.com/equipment.

Since 1997 Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives. Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses -- Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies -- supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful.

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