Alpha S531 is a white natural rubber solution used principally in surgical applications, where there is likely to be skin contact such as plasters and ostomy bags.
Contains latex for a strong adhesion
Formulated with pharmaceutical zinc oxide to reduce skin irritation
Provides a strong, gentle bond between skin and appliance
Easy to use
Alpha S531 is suitable for the following application:
- Surgical Applications
The following technical information and data should be considered representative or typical only. Therefore, the information should not be used for specification purposes.
* dependent upon ambient temperature, relative humidity and the materials used.
The performance data presented here has been determined by Alpha Adhesives & Sealants Limited standard test methods and are average values that should not be used for specification purposes. Our recommendations on the use of this product are based on tests believed to be reliable. It is advised that users conduct their own tests to determine the suitability of the product for their specific application.
HANDLING & APPLICATIONS
The general application information presented here is based upon typical conditions determined by Alpha Adhesives & Sealants Limited testing. Our recommendations on the use of this product are based on methods believed to be reliable. It is advised that users conduct their own tests to determine the suitability of the product for their specific application.
All substrates must be clean of any dust, grit, loose material, wax, grease and oil using Alpha T160 or a suitable cleaner. The materials to be bonded should be dry.
- Spread a thin even coating onto the skin area and the material to be bonded.
- Allow to dry, and apply a second coat of adhesive and allow to dry (approx 5 – 10 minutes).
- Press the material onto the skin with gentle pressure for several minutes to ensure a tight bond.
- Dust excess adhesive with talcum powder to prevent sticking to clothing.
The immediate high contact bond strength increases appreciably within the next 48 hours and will develop still further in service.
Alpha Cleaner T160 should be used to remove residues from surfaces.
HEALTHY & SAFETY INFORMATION
Alpha S531 is classified as hazardous according to Directive EC 1272/2008. Please refer to the Alpha S531 Safety Data Sheet for further health & safety information.
Alpha S531 should be stored in its original container, with the lid tightly secured, in dry conditions and at temperatures between 5°C and 25°C. Alpha S531 will keep satisfactorily for up to 36 months from date of manufacture if stored according to the recommended conditions.
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