Healthcare manufacturing companies rely on Master Bond biocompatible adhesives for joining medical grade plastic components. Utilization of plastics has gained popularity in medical device assembly because of their strength, weight, cost savings, aesthetics and performance properties. Multiple polymer blends containing different additives, fillers, pigments, stabilizers and couplers provide design engineers numerous options to meet challenging requirements.
Formulations have been developed that are USP Class VI certified, resist repeated cycles of steam autoclave, EtO, radiation, cold chemical sterilants and can be automatically dispensed. Select Master Bond grades feature fast setting times at ambient temperature, have optical clarity, withstand disinfectants/bleaches and elevated temperatures. Products provide excellent adhesion to various combinations of medical plastic substrates such as polyethylene, polypropylene, polyesters, polycarbonates, thermoplastic elastomers and polyethersulfone.