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Master Bond Introduces MasterSil 153Med, a Medical Grade Silicone Adhesive

Published on 2013-05-15. Author : SpecialChem

Formulated for medical device applications, MasterSil 153Med passes USP Class VI and ISO 10993-5 testing. This two part silicone with a paste consistency features a convenient one to one mix ratio by weight, and does not require exposure to air and humidity for cross-linking. It has a long working life of 5-7 hours and will not outgas while curing.

As is true with most silicones, MasterSil 153Med delivers high temperature resistance up to 400°F and superior flexibility. Its flexibility allows it to withstand thermal cycling, vibration and shock. It has a softer durometer enabling repairability. Its Shore A hardness is 20-35. It bonds well to a variety of substrates including metals, glass, ceramics, many plastics and cured silicone rubber. MasterSil 153Med has a self priming feature that enhances the bonding properties of this system.

Once cured, this optically clear silicone is a competent electrical insulator. It has low exotherm and contains no solvents. Its water resistance is exceptional. MasterSil 153Med is available in a variety of standard packaging options, such as 1/2 pint, pint, quart, gallon and 5 gallon kits. A general industrial grade called MasterSil 153 is also available for use.

Master Bond Two Component Silicone Systems

Master Bond MasterSil 153Med is a two component, medical grade silicone adhesive that resists temperatures up to 400°F.

About Master Bond

Master Bond Inc. was founded in 1976. The company's focus has been on developing the best in epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, polysulfides, UV cures and other specialty adhesive systems. The company is a true specialist in its field and recognized by many as the preeminent adhesive formulation company in the world.

Source: Master Bond


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