EPO-TEK® MED-OG198-54 ISO 10993 Fully Compliant

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EPO-TEK® MED-OG198-54 is a biocompatible, clear, low viscosity, high Tg, high strength, cationic/epoxy UV curing adhesive.  It has capillary wicking and is capable of reach shadowed regions using an oven post cure.  It is used in many types of surgical and dental tools, fiber optic laser, active optics and lenses.

Biocompatibility Approvals

EPO-TEK® MED-OG198-54 cured with UV for 5 minutes has been tested and is ISO 10993 Certified, meeting Hemolysis (10993-4), Cytotoxicity (10993-5), Implantation (10993-6) Intracutaneous (10993-10), Sensitization (10993-10) and Systemic Toxicity (10993-11) test protocols.

Selected Applications:

Fiber and Electro-Optics

  • Adhesive in fiber optic lasers whether diagnostic probes, mammography surgical tools, biopharmaceutical spectroscopy and photodynamic therapy (PDT)

Imaging Technologies

  • Sealing glass plates, TCO’s and films in digital radiography imaging applications
  • Active alignment of optics for catheter delivered
  • OCT - essentially opto-ultrasound

Device and Diagnostics

  • Sensor integration and subcomponents for respiratory, anesthesia, vapor and suction; gas and liquid flow monitoring
  • SpO2 patient monitoring; capnography, gas analyzers and flow meters
  • Widely used adhesive for pressure and pH monitoring catheters

Implantable Devices

  • Subcomponents for Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) fabrication including pumps, coils and magnets
  • Adhesive for ophthalmic implants; plastic bonding in intraocular lens (IOL)

Micro sensors for intraocular pressure

  • Hearing aids and implants; acoustic circuits and structural assembly
  • Enabling neurostimulator technologies used for sleep apnea and bladder control
  • Adhesive for pacemaker devices, ICDs and IPGs
  • Neurovascular implants treating aneurysm, stroke, epilepsy and Parkinson’s Disease

Surgical Tools

  • High power laser optics for dental
  • Dental device adhesive, lighting or hand instrument
  • Adhesive for neurovascular surgical delivery systems and coils for treating aneurysms
  • Fabrication of Rf Ablation catheters
  • Laser for peripheral artery disease (PAD); atherectomy technologies
  • Microsurgical instruments for ophthalmology