Dymax MD® 1040-M is a versatile autoclave resistant adhesive, coating and encapsulant resistant to 100+ cycles of sterilization. It offers extremely low water absorption (0.5%) making it ideal for surgical tools and devices that are subjected to numerous instances of sterilization, including autoclave or STERRAD™ Hydrogen Peroxide-Plasma. This material is effectively used for medical sensor encapsulations and potting of electronic components, where moisture ingression may be of concern.
MD® 1040-M medical device coating is recommended for use as a coating or encapsulant on RFID chips, for surgical tools, housing assemblies and single-use or multiple use medical devices requiring 100+ cycles of autoclave. Additional applications include a variety of medical scopes and dental equipment. It also successfully bonds to stainless steel, aluminum, glass, PP/PE and printed circuit boards.
The material is compliant with ISO 10993-5 cytotoxicity standards and is also formulated without IBOA, a known skin irritant. It is a solvent free material that cures in seconds upon exposure to broad-spectrum UV or 365nm LED light.
STERRAD™ is a registered trademark of ASP Global Manufacturing, GmbH.