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Dow Silicones to Present Adhesive for Skin-adhered Devices at Compamed 2018

Published on 2018-11-07. Author : SpecialChem

Dow Silicones Corporation and DuPont will feature their combined portfolio of innovative, medical-grade specialty polymers and silicone technologies, and launch a new, high-performance soft skin adhesive at Compamed 2018 in Hall 8a, Stand M27. Drawing upon an extensive history of proven performance and trusted expertise, Dow Silicones and DuPont are working together to offer the industry new material solutions for developing unique medical device designs and enhancing their performance, usability and aesthetics.

New Adhesive with Extended Wear Properties

Dow Silicones to launch soft skin adhesive at Compamed 2018

Dow Silicones will showcase its DOW CORNING™-brand medical silicones, which encompass silicone elastomers, solutions for siliconization and device adhesion, and liquid silicone rubber. Featured among these, Dow Silicones’ new soft skin adhesive offers extended wear properties for skin-adhered medical devices.

DuPont will highlight high-quality thermoplastics used to manufacture demanding components in applications such as drug delivery devices, wearables, prosthetics and wound care. Attendees can learn about the high mechanical and chemical properties of DuPont™ Hytrel®, Delrin®, Zytel® and Crastin® grades in critical applications such as diabetes pump connector, insulin pen or surgical retractor.

Showcasing Research and Application Development

This combined portfolio reflects the two companies’ complementary strengths in research, application development, materials technology and regulatory compliance, backed by global manufacturing and supply.

Compamed will be held at Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, Germany, from November 12-15, 2018. Meet the Dow and DuPont teams at Hall 8a, Stand M27.

Source: Dow Silicones Corporation
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