LeMaitre Vascular is set to acquire Becton Dickinson’s Cardial business for about $2 million.
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Designed for extended wear, the adhesive firmly bonds to the wearer’s skin while remaining comfortable, 3M reports.
BD still plans to enter the estimated $1 billion market for insulin patch pumps for patients with type 2 diabetes, but its first product won't launch as soon as the company initially anticipated.
The single-use biometric patch has a seven-day battery life, measures heart rate, respiratory rate, and body temperature, and costs around $3.
Recent studies of 3M's medical adhesives evaluated skin wear time and more. Image of medical device adhesive sensors courtesy 3M Wearable medical devices hold promise for monitoring and treating a range of ailments, including heart conditions, diabetes, Parkinson's disease, pain relief,...
Here are four medical adhesives technologies highlighted in the May/June issue of MPMN : (Image courtesy of Dymax ) 1. Light-curable adhesives Dymax 's light-curing Encompass technology combines the company's patented See-Cure color-change and Ultra-Red fluorescing technologies in a...
The adhesives used in balloon catheter assembly operations must display a range of properties, including, durability and expandability.
Developers of adhesives used to affix wearable medical devices to the skin must overcome a host of physical, demographic, and design challenges.
This coating technique results in a low risk of adhesive byproducts threatening diagnostic equipment accuracy.
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Valve dispensing systems Utilizing a pneumatic, normally closed diaphragm valve, Dymax Corp.'s Model 475 valve dispensing systems accurately dispense low- to high-viscosity fluids. The design of the internal diaphragm and adjacent parts prevents migration of fluid into the actuating section within...
Medi-Solve's technique can mask medical devices selectively, as shown by the unmasked folded balloon (above) and the masked folded balloon (below). Before lubricious coatings are applied to such medical devices as catheters and guidewires , sections of the devices must be masked to ensure the...
Instant adhesives for joining difficult-to-bond plastics, filling gaps, and assembling medical devices have been formulated to withstand service temperatures as high as 120°C. Available in a variety of viscosities, these Loctite 401, 406, and 454 adhesives are able to fix almost any assembly material in less than 5 sec.