Henkel Corp. has expanded its line of Loctite ResinAid products for hearing aid fabrication, assembly, and repair. The expanded product line includes UV/visible light curable molding compounds, light cure equipment, instant adhesives, UV silicones, light cure acrylics, and light cure cyanoacrylate adhesives. As for shell materials, 14 low-viscosity and eight high-viscosity compounds are now available. All the materials comply with ISO-10993 standards for skin surface medical devices. The line also features nine adhesive formulations used for shell bonding. For more info, go to www.loctite.com/medical.
At this year's MD&M West show, lots of material suppliers are talking about new formulations for wearables and things that stick to the skin, whether it's adhesives, wound dressings, skin patches and other drug delivery devices, or medical electronics.
The US Congress has extended an important tax credit for solar energy, a move that’s good news for future investments in this type of alternative energy and for many stakeholders in the solar industry.
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