Category: adhesives

Factors for consideration when bonding composite materials

Composites continue to be the subject of rapid advancement in terms of formulation, production and types of applications. Incorporating composites in your assemblies requires adhesives that contribute to the highest possible performance and reliability, exploit their qualities of strength and light weight and meet the demanding conditions of the automotive, defence, aerospace, marine, medical, electronics/electrical, […]

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Epoxy adhesives & potting compounds for specialist applications

The new Polytec PT brochure offers information on specialist epoxy resin adhesives and potting compounds for electronics, electrical engineering, optical and medical industries. It details high strength optically transparent epoxies, including formulations with flexibility in the Shore A range. Medical device manufacturers will find products which are biocompatible and tested to USP Class VI. These materials […]

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Video: Light curing adhesives improve productivity for technology businesses

Light curing adhesives offer many design and manufacturing benefits spanning a wide range of industrial applications. These adhesives cure in seconds, forming high-strength, environmentally resistant bonds whilst maximising productivity. General and specific formulations are available for bonding plastics, metal, glass and other substrates. These adhesives can be applied by hand, or by semi or fully automated […]

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Video: Adhesives, protective materials and processing equipment for medical device assembly

We offer materials and processing equipment to meet the bonding and assembly needs of medical device manufacturers. A range of ISO 10993 and USP Class VI materials are compatible with the substrates commonly used in the industry. The range comprises structural adhesives, coatings, sealants, form-in-place gaskets and temporary masks – all for medical device assembly. And mixing, […]

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New guides to electrically conductive & thermally conductive adhesives

We have issued two new guides which offer an introduction to the Electrically Conductive Adhesives and Thermally Conductive Adhesives produced by Polytec PT. Each guide gives a descriptive overview of the technology involved and related product applications in industries such as microelectronics, electrical engineering, power engineering and general energy. New, next generation technologies are introduced. Conventional […]

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UV cure optical display adhesives – crystal clear & non-yellowing

Dymax Light-curable Optical Display & Touch Screen Laminating Adhesives are specifically formulated for applications where durable, crystal-clear, invisible bonds are required. Their fast, on-demand cure allows substrates to be repositioned precisely until parts are ready to be cured. These one-part LCD adhesives are designed for touch panel assembly including bonding flat panel displays, LCD screens, tablets, outdoor […]

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Adhesive offers excellent adhesion to COC/COP film laminates

Cyclic olefin polymers/copolymers (COP/COC) have become popular choices in the point-of-care device industry because of their high strength, hardness, low water absorption, and excellent biocompatibility. Dymax 1072-M MD® is a new UV/broad-spectrum-cured adhesive specifically designed for bonding COC/COP film laminates and other difficult-to-bond-to polymers. Designed to be optimised for curing with LED lamps, Dymax 1072-M will cure […]

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Medical device adhesive selector guides help simplify product selection

We have recently placed updated selector guides on our website for Dymax Medical Device Adhesives. These guides provide comprehensive information on Dymax products and are intended to help device manufacturers choose the appropriate adhesive together with compatible dispensing and curing equipment for their specific requirement. The two guides include details of adhesives for Needle Bonding and […]

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Innovative electrically conductive adhesive

Polytec EC 275 extends our portfolio of specialist high performance conductive epoxies and adhesives. Polytec EC 275 has innovative specialist fillers which deliver excellent electrical conductivity (1×10-3 – 7.5×10-4 ohm-cm) within a low cost, two component formulation for applications in electronics, micro-electronics, opto-electronics, hybrids and sensor technology. Electrically conductive adhesives are widely used in the electronics […]

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Adhesive for medical device assembly cures in seconds – ISO 10993

If you are looking for a medical grade adhesive which adheres to PC, PS, PU, ABS, and stainless steel, DYMAX Ultra-Red™ 1193M-SV05-UR could be your answer. Designed for the rapid application and bonding of plastics and metals typically used in the manufacture of syringes and needles, DYMAX Ultra-Red™ 1193M-SV05-UR is an ISO 10993 tested, moisture-resistant, multi-purpose medical-device adhesive which cures quickly upon exposure to UV and/or […]

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Flexible, room temperature cure, electrically conductive adhesive

Polytec PU 1000 is an electrically conductive, polyurethane adhesive which addresses applications in die attach, bonding of components in hybrid circuit applications and surface mount technology (SMT); areas where silver filled electrically conductive adhesives have been used for many decades. Usually such adhesives are epoxy-based, and are two-component or premixed and frozen single-component systems – […]

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Autoclavable adhesive/encapsulant for optical and medical applications with USP Class VI

Polytec EP 630 is a two-part epoxy adhesive which provides excellent high temperature, chemical, electrical and moisture resistance. Especially designed for applications in the semiconductor, medical, hybrid, piezo, fibre optics, HV and UHV applications, it has an excellent adhesion to silicon, glass, metal, ceramic, ferrite and most plastics and can be used as a low viscosity adhesive, […]

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Bond dissimilar materials with DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld 3013

Do you need a resilient, low-viscosity, moisture-resistant adhesive designed for rapid bonding to a wide variety of plastic and metal substrates? DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld® 3013 forms high-strength, environmentally resistant bonds for appliance assembly, bond joint and sealing, plastic window bonding, and plastic assembly and dispenses easily for precise quantity and placement of adhesive. DYMAX Ultra Light-Weld® 3013 […]

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Electrically and thermally conductive adhesives – new products!

We are very pleased to announce that we have signed a distribution agreement with expert German adhesives manufacturer, Polytec PT. Polytec PT offers a range of high technology adhesive products for micro-electronics, hybrid circuits, chip-on-board (COB), LEDs, component manufacture, displays, flexible circuitry, shielding, medical devices and optics/opto-electronics. The range consists of: Electrically conductive adhesives Thermally […]

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Precision volumetric dosing for highly accurate, repeatable dispensing

High precision, accuracy and repeatability in dispensing is becoming ever more important to our customers. Consequently INTERTRONICS, in partnership ViscoTec, will now be supplying UK industry with the latest in preeflow precision volumetric, positive displacement, dosing/dispensing systems. Preeflow volumetric dosing equipment, manufactured by ViscoTec, is capable of dispensing adhesives, pastes, form-in-place gaskets, sealants, etc – in dots, […]

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Medical device adhesive suits LED UV curing lamp for ultra fast assembly

We have launched DYMAX 1020-M, an ultra-fast, tack-free, LED-curable adhesive. DYMAX 1020-M is designed for rapid bonding of a wide variety of plastics typically used in the manufacture of medical devices such as reservoirs, tube sets, port fittings, drugs delivery systems and heat sensitive applications. Visible/UV light-curable DYMAX 1020-M is formulated for less-than-two-second, on-demand cure with […]

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Ultra-Red Adhesives for high contrast bond-line inspection and product verification

We are persuading our customers to “see red” literally. The Ultra-Red™ fluorescing technology built into many DYMAX adhesives offers assemblers concrete advantages in plastics fabrication. Many plastics naturally fluoresce blue under UV light – this minimizes the inspection advantages of using blue-fluorescing adhesives in parts assembly. Ultra-Red™ fluorescing adhesives remain naturally clear until exposed to […]

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