Red fluorescing adhesives for medicaldevice assembly remain clear until exposed to UV light, at which point they shine bright red to facilitate accurate bond-line inspection and product verification.

Red fluorescing adhesives for medicaldevice assembly remain clear until exposed to UV light, at which point they shine bright red to facilitate accurate bond-line inspection and product verification. Patented Ultra-Red fluorescing adhesive technology comes from Dymax Corp., Torrington, Conn., for use in radiation-cured adhesives and coatings. The technology addresses the problem that many plastics, including PVC and PC, naturally fluoresce blue under UV light, which minimizes the inspection advantages of using conventional blue-fluorescing adhesives in medical-device assembly. The red fluorescence does not absorb the same light-energy wavelengths as those used to cure the adhesive, resulting in faster and deeper cures when compared with the same adhesives containing blue fluorescence. UltraRed technology is RoHS compliant and it has no affect on the biocompatibility of the adhesive. (860) 482-1010 • www.dymax.com

Dymax Corporation
318 Industrial Ln. Torrington, CT 06790
Phone (860) 482-1010 Fax (860) 496-0608