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“Inspired by Nature” Medical Adhesives

Posted 07/19/2019 by Heather Walch, Global Director, Medical

Bio-inspired materials feed innovation in medical-grade adhesives The pace of innovation is evolving as many academic institutions and startups are developing unique solutions and new approaches to medical adhesion applications. Sticking to both dry and wet skin, as well as tissue, is an important consideration in medical adhesives. Here are a few of my favorite articles of outside-the-box thinking where inspiration for new products were found in nature.   Sticking Properties of an Octopus ...

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Adhesives and Kidney Disease: H.B. Fuller Is Fighting Back

Posted 02/08/2019 by Heather Walch, Global Director, Medical Adhesives

Global adhesives manufacturer H.B. Fuller is passionate about perfecting adhesives that can save lives, demonstrated by the two-component urethane medical potting adhesives used in filters for dialysis patients. Learn more.

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Focused on connecting what matters for patients

Posted 05/23/2018 by Heather Walch, Director, Global Engineering Adhesives

H.B. Fuller Adhesive Solutions for Medical Device Assembly Whether it’s disposable objects, like syringes and airway masks, or high-end devices, like catheters and automated insulin injectors, all medical technology has one thing in common: it exists to improve and extend the lives of patients. H.B. Fuller is connecting what matters for patients with medical grade, high-performance, light-curing and cyanoacrylate adhesives for medical device assembly. Like a Physician, We Do No Harm At ...

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Making Strides in Medical Adhesive Technology

Woman doctor helping her young girl patient.
Posted 01/05/2017 by Heather Walch, Global Director, Business Development Engineering Adhesives

  As a leading global adhesives provider focused on perfecting adhesive solutions, we are committed to promoting healing and healthy living. Through our Cyberbond acquisition, connection with customers and business partners in the medical industry, and our rich, 130-year-old history as an adhesives manufacturer, we are primed to take your medical devices to the next level with our advanced adhesive solutions. At H.B. Fuller, we use innovative technologies and applications to ensure that you...

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