"Henkel has the right adhesive for your application – whether your medical device assembly requires an adhesive that is biocompatible and sterilizable – or one that meets a host of other performance characteristics.
Our Loctite® brand adhesives provide design advantages, improve overall product performance, speed assembly time, and increase production efficiency and quality. In addition, we offer a complete line of dispensing, curing and process monitoring equipment designed specifically for use with our medical device adhesives. Loctite® adhesives combine all of these advantages, and more.
When it comes to innovation and a total solution, Loctite brand medical device adhesives are light years ahead. Loctite® brand adhesives have been specified by medical device manufacturers all over the world for over two decades. Our experience, products and engineering services are second to none, with the world’s most diversified and comprehensive line of adhesives, dispensing equipment, and curing systems available anywhere. We offer over forty products for medical device assemblies requiring biocompatibility, and hundreds of other products for applications not requiring toxicity testing.
When the total cost of a finished medical device is considered, adhesives are the most economical assembly choice. Loctite® adhesives offer many other benefits, including:
- Comprehensive Biocompatibility Testing
- Ability to Bond Dissimilar and Difficult Substrates
- Even Stress Distribution
- Excellent Gap Filling Capability
- Rapid Fixture and Overall Cure Times
- Structural Bonds
- Increased Throughput
Our medical device adhesives cover almost every adhesive chemistry conceivable, providing you with a wide range of choices and assembly solutions. We know one product won’t fit every design, and that’s why we continue to develop and add new products, new chemistries and even new technologies. No matter what the application, chances are we have the right adhesive for the job. All of our products are available in viscosities ranging from water-thin liquids to thixotropic gels and are compatible with common sterilization methods such as ethylene oxide, gamma radiation, electron beam, liquid sterilization, autoclave, and peroxide plasma.
- Medical Device Grade Adhesives
- Curing Equipment – with a focus on LED technology
- Manual to Automated Dispensing Equipment
- Adhesive selection, application, and automation
- Advanced Adhesive Workshops
- Application Troubleshooting
- Adhesives and process selection and optimization
- Custom formulation
- Surface Analyses