Medical grade foam
About medical grade foams
Our wide range of medical foam products are used in the healthcare industry for a number of applications such as gasketing and sealing in medical devices, patient cushioning and fluid management in long-term wear wound dressings.
Medical foams are available in a range of colours, density and thickness combinations. We can laminate your foam with any of a wide range of adhesives for the specific requirements of your application, for example skin friendly silicones for woundcare devices.
We offer an extensive range of medical grade foam products from world leading manufacturers. Click on the products tab for more information.
Medical foam characteristics:
- Soft, conformable and flexible
- Lightweight and breathable
- Water resistant (closed cell)
- Absorbent (open cell)
- Durable for long term wear
- Fungal resistance
- Stain resistance
- Sterilisable by gamma or EtO
- Consistent quality, durability and versatility
- Low outgassing
- Excellent compression-set resistance and impact absorption
Our foam applications include:
- Wound dressings
- Sealing of medical device LCD screens
- Medical device cushioning
- Sealing of control panels and keypads
- Electrode and device attachment
- Sealing Ostomy equipment
- Prosthetic padding
- Custom orthotics
- Body and underfoot pressure relief
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Browse through our full range of medical grade foams below for more detailed information and product data sheets. If you would like to ask us a question about any of these products, simply click on “add to wish list” and the product details can be added to a contact form once you’re ready to get in touch. You can also send these details to yourself or a colleague.Select or remove columns to displayFilter byReset filters
Any data provided relates to values typically generated when measuring these materials, and is offered as a guide to material selection. However it is not guaranteed and the user is responsible for evaluating the suitability of a product for the application it is intended for. Some test methods may vary, please refer to data sheet or call for assistance.
Medical foams in action
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Customising your foam product
Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your foam material to create non-standard roll widths and lengths, or convenient and easy to handle components. Customising your foam offers a number of benefits, including cost savings and enhanced product design. Whatever your needs, we have the experience and capabilities to provide a complete solution, from design and prototyping to full production and automated assembly.
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