Master Bond (Hackensack, NJ) EP41S-5Med is a two part epoxy system that meets the requirements of ISO 10993-5 for non-cytotoxicity and can be used for bonding, sealing and coating in medical devices. It features high temperature resistance and good strength properties. As an electrically insulative material, it can be utilized in medical electronic applications.
This epoxy was tested against many sterilization methods, such as autoclaving, STERRAD, Cidex and Steris, successfully resisting a hundred cycles. It is also capable of withstanding exposure to gamma radiation, ethylene oxide, as well as other aggressive sterilants and chemicals. EP41S-5Med provides a tensile strength of 10,000-12,000 psi and adheres well to a variety of similar and dissimilar substrates, including metals, plastics, rubbers, ceramics, and composites.
The system is black in color and contains no solvents or diluents. EP41S-5Med offers convenient handling with a 100 to 25 mix ratio by weight.