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Non-cytotoxic epoxy resists sterilization by autoclaving, radiation and chemicals

Stephen Law   

Electronics Production / Materials Medical chemical materials medical production

MASTER BOND EP62-1HTMed is a two part epoxy that meets the requirements of ISO 10993-5 for non-cytotoxicity and therefore can be utilized in many medical device applications. Product features high temperature resistance, good flow properties and is suitable for bonding, sealing and coating. Product resists repeated sterilization cycles, including STERRAD and autoclaving. It is also capable of withstanding exposure to gamma radiation, ethylene oxide, bleach as well as other aggressive sterilants and chemicals. Product has a tensile strength of 10,000-11,000 psi and adheres well to a variety of similar and dissimilar substrates, including metals, plastics, rubbers, ceramics and composites. This electrically insulative compound has a volume resistivity of more than 1014 ohm-cm, a glass transition temperature of 150-155°C and is serviceable from -60°F to +450°F [-51°C to +232°C].

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