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Considerations for Selecting an Adhesive for Medical Device Applications

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By Robert Michaels
Vice President, Master Bond, Inc.

Picking the right adhesive almost always entails a balancing act as engineers attempt to find products that meet conflicting end-use and manufacturability requirements including:

Difficulties may arise when choosing materials and adhesives that not only work together as a system but also minimize performance and manufacturability trade-offs. Finding the medical adhesive that can do it all may not be easy, but taking the following points into consideration is a great start:

1. Biocompatible Adhesives

2. Sterilization and Use

3. Importance of Manufacturability

4. Adhesive Consideration Early in the Process

5. Technical Support

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