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Panacol Introduces Medical Grade Epoxy Adhesive

Published on 2017-09-20. Author : SpecialChem

New Medical Grade Epoxy Adhesive
New Medical Grade Epoxy Adhesive
Panacol adds epoxy-based adhesive Structalit® 8801 to its portfolio of medical grade adhesives. The biocompatible adhesive was specially designed for bonding temperature-sensitive substrates as it cures quickly at low temperatures.

Beige-colored Adhesive

  • Structalit® 8801 is a single-component adhesive based on epoxy resin
  • Due to its viscosity characteristics it is perfectly suited as a potting or filling material.
  • The beige-colored adhesive possesses high chemical resistance against common cleaning agents used for medical devices, including isopropyl alcohol. 
  • It develops high bond strength with ceramics, metals and many plastics. For example, Structalit® 8801 is successfully being used as a potting compound for sensors in medtech devices. 
  • Structalit® 8801 cures very quickly at low oven temperatures. 
At 100°C this adhesive will fully cure in only a few minutes. For applications in medical devices Structalit® 8801 is certified according to ISO 10993-5 standards.
The adhesive is 100% solvent free and compatible with common sterilization processes such as autoclaving, gamma irradiation, E-beam and EtO.

Properties of Structalit® 8801

  • Structalit® 8801 is a universal one-component epoxy adhesive which can also be used as a potting compound. 
  • The mean viscosity setting allows a wide range of applications. 
  • Structalit® 8801 is characterized by short curing time at low temperatures. 
  • Processing temperatures should be above 20°C to simplify the application. 
  • Structalit® 8801 has a very good oil resistance and is qualified for applications in the automotive industry.

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Source: Panacol
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