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Mereco Fiber Optic Adhesives Are Formulated for Better Polishing

WEST WARWICK, RI -- (Marketwire) -- 12/04/12 -- Mereco Technologies is introducing a new line of fiber optic adhesives that are formulated to produce a hard, smooth, and clean surface which can be highly polished for superior attenuation.

Mereco 3500 Series Fiber Optic Adhesives are two-component epoxies that feature 86 Shore D hardness to provide a superior polishing surface for terminating single- and multi-mode fiber optic connectors and fiber optic bundle potting, encapsulating glass fibers in ferrules, and bonding to a variety of substrates including most metals, glass, plastic, and ceramic.

Developed for a wide range of fiber optic applications, Mereco 3500 Series Fiber Optic Adhesives include six formulations with varying viscosity, working life, cure time, and curing time with color change. Suitable for connector fabrication, splicing, and repair, these adhesives provide better fiber-to-fiber attenuation because of their hardness, claims the firm.

Mereco 3500 Series Fiber Optic Adhesives are priced at $4.95 per 2 Gram plastic pack. Free samples are available.

About MERECO

Mereco Technologies Group Companies, Inc. is a global supplier of specialty chemical products, comprised of the Metachem Resins Corporation (MERECO) Division and DMS, a custom resins packager with proprietary technologies in frozen and dual syringe resin packaging. The MERECO brand of high quality specialty chemical products is recognized and sold worldwide.

Founded in 1960, Metachem Resins Corporation (MERECO) is a specialized manufacturer of formulated adhesives, electrically conductive resins, encapsulants, epoxies, silicones, thermally conductive resins, urethanes, UV curable systems, and related products for applications in aerospace, defense, electronics, fiber optics, solar cell manufacturing, and other industries. MERECO has developed thousands of proprietary products which are currently included in their formulary, offers research and development as a core competency, and is ISO 9001:2008 Certified.

Mereco Technologies Group has long been a "captive" supplier to major electronic component manufacturers by functioning as an extension of their design and engineering teams. The company works closely with each customer relative to material, property, and process concepts and designs, through full scale development and production. Their success and growth have resulted from providing engineering solutions to a customer's problems, reducing costs, and improving productivity for their process.

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