New Precision Fluid Dispensing Needle Valve for UV-Cure Adhesives

Posted on 5/16/2018 6:16:25 PM. By ASC

Nordson EFD recently introduced its new xQR41V Series needle valve. The company says its needle valve has a 60 percent smaller form facto...

  

Extended Wear Medical Device Adhesive Tape Offers Longer Wear Time Coupled with Comfort

Posted on 4/6/2018 1:55:34 PM. By ASC

3M recently won a Golden Mousetrap Award for its extended wear medical adhesive tape. According to the company, medical adhesive tap...

  

Specialty Labels Help Prevent Identity Theft

Posted on 3/19/2018 12:20:43 PM. By ASC

When people discard empty prescription medicine bottles, they rarely consider the possibility that the information on the label could pro...

  

Adhesive Tape With Olympic Fame

Posted on 3/16/2018 12:12:52 PM. By ASC

As TV viewers watched American figure skater Mirai Nagasu’s star performance at the Olympics, they couldn’t help noticing a d...

  

Helping Medical Device Manufacturers Choose the Right Adhesive

Posted on 3/8/2018 9:03:17 PM. By ASC

Adhesives play an important role in the manufacture of medical devices. These days, they’re also used to attach them directly onto ...

  

Adjustable Rigidity Allows New Adhesive to be Hard or Soft – or Both at Once

Posted on 2/13/2018 9:12:27 PM. By ASC

Airplanes, wind turbines, cars, and even orthopedic appliances need to be lightweight, while bonded components must also be able to have ...

  

Adhesive Makes L'Oreal's Reusable UV-Measuring Skin Patch Possible

Posted on 2/12/2018 1:13:08 PM. By ASC

Today’s adhesive technologies makes it possible for the makers of wearable devices to produce products that attach directly to subs...

  

Industrial Adhesive Bonding: Surface Preparation Rules of Thumb

Posted on 1/26/2018 3:53:22 PM. By ASC

A strong bond is dependent on good surface preparation. What that should consist of will depend on a lot of factors, but 3M answers ...

  

Microsphere Adhesive Technology Allows for Long-Term Peel-Off of Paper Labels

Posted on 1/22/2018 4:39:41 PM. By ASC

Labeling can present a dilemma. The label must adhere to the substrate, but it must be possible to peel it away without causing damage. I...

  

Healthcare Packaging Depends on Adhesives as a Sterile Barrier System

Posted on 11/10/2017 3:04:49 PM. By ASC

Medical devices continue to advance, but they must be packaged in such a way that they can reach end-users in an aseptic condition, says ...