Press Release Summary:
Cured by UV and/or visible light between 315–450 nm, NOA 170 featuresÂ refractive index of 1.70 at 25Â°C. Liquid adhesive is recommended for bonding glass to glass and also offers adhesion to cellulose acetate butyrate. When fully cured, adhesive is very rigid and brittle. Product features temperature range of -5 to 100Â°C, viscosity of 4,500–5,500 cps, and Shore D hardness of 75. Applications include military and commercial optics, waveguides,Â fiber optics, LEDs, and displays.
Original Press Release:
Norland Products Offers Highest Refractive Index Optical Adhesive Available in the World
Norland Products Inc., a global leader in high-value optical adhesives, has launched a high R.I. Ultraviolet (UV) and visible light curable optical adhesive NOA 170 (R.I. 1.70). This is the highest refractive index optical adhesive available in the world and the first to be offered by a manufacturer in the US. Norland Products will leverage this technology to increase performance for its market leading applications.
"This new high R.I. UV and visible light curable optical adhesive enables significant performance improvements while offering design flexibility for our customers to create and manufacture high performance optical components. This product builds on our leadership in high-value adhesives and will have broad applications in numerous markets including military and commercial optics, waveguides, fiber optics, LEDs, and displays. Since we announced this new high index UV curable adhesive at Photonics West in February, we have seen significant customer interest," said Tim Norland, President of Norland Products.
About Norland Products:
Norland Products Inc. is a global leader in high value optical and electronic adhesives for various markets such as Military and Commercial Optics, Fiber Optics, LEDs, LCDs, OLEDs, Lasers, Lithography, Waveguides, Microfabrication, and other Electronic Applications. For more information on Norland Products, please visit www.norlandproducts.com.