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					                                                                                           Press Release
                                                                                                  November 5, 2010

Toughened, Light Cure Adhesives for Medical Device Bonding

Impact and Fracture-Resistant Instant Adhesives
Cure in Seconds Upon Exposure to Light
Rocky Hill, Conn. — For medical devices that must withstand impact or flexing, Henkel
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Corporation has introduced two new Loctite Flashcure Light Cure Instant Adhesives. Loctite
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4310™ and Loctite 4311™ Flashcure Light Cure Instant Adhesives cure tack-free in just two to
five seconds upon exposure to low-intensity UV/visible light. Both adhesives are fluorescent for
inspection purposes and meet ISO 10993 biocompatibility standards for medical device assembly.
They can be used for bonding hypodermic needles, hearing aids, tubing assemblies and
catheters.


Featuring extremely fast light cure speeds and a secondary moisture-cure mechanism that allows the
adhesives to cure thoroughly in unexposed areas, these new toughened light cure formulations adhere to
a wide variety of substrates including plastics, elastomers, rubbers and metals.

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Loctite 4310™ Flashcure Light Cure Instant Adhesive is a clear to pale green, low-viscosity formulation
that fills gaps to 0.005-inches using only moisture cure and can cure to depths up to 0.5-inches on
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exposure to light. Loctite 4311™ Flashcure Light Cure Instant Adhesive is a high-viscosity, clear to pale
green formulation that fills larger gaps to 0.008-inches using only moisture cure and can be cured to
depths up to 0.5-inches upon exposure to light. Both adhesives withstand temperatures ranging from -65°
to 180°F.

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For more information on new Loctite 4310™ Flashcure and Loctite 4311™ Flashcure Light Cure
Cyanoacrylate Instant Adhesives, go to www.henkelna.com/medicalflashcure. For technical assistance,
call 1-800-LOCTITE (800-562-8483).


Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry &
Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally
leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as
Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 50,000 people and reported sales of $18.86
billion and adjusted operating profit of $1.84 billion in fiscal 2009. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in
the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.

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Henkel Corporation               One Henkel Way                   Phone    860.571.5100   www.henkelna/industrial.com
                                 Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA        Fax      860.571.5465
Contact
Paula Zakrzewski Shepard
Image Ink Public Relations
Phone: 860-228-8056
imageinkpr@aol.com

Henkel Corporation
One Henkel Way
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
860-571-5100
www.henkelna.com

11/2010




Henkel Corporation           One Henkel Way              Phone   860.571.5100   www.henkelna/industrial.com
                             Rocky Hill, CT 06067, USA   Fax     860.571.5465

				
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