Double Sided Medical Tape

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  • About double sided medical tape

    Double sided medical tape and medical transfer tapes offer reliable adhesion to skin, as well as to foams, non-wovens, films, plastics and metals. Our double sided materials offer permanent and temporary attachment of two substrates and are ideal for stick to skin and device assembly applications.

    For stick to skin applications, double sided medical tape offers hypoallergenic, breathable, conformable and repositionable options, with a gentle or aggressive adhesive for short and long term wear. For medical device assembly, double sided medical tape offers a range of adhesive strengths, thicknesses and backing materials to suit your individual bonding needs.

    Parafix offer an extensive range of double sided medical tapes from World leading manufacturers. Click on the products tab for more information.

    Double sided medical tape characteristics:

    • Rubber, acrylic and silicone adhesives
    • Clinically tested
    • Range of colours including clear
    • Range of thicknesses
    • Range of backing materials
    • Sterilise by EtO, gamma and steam
    • Fluid resistance
    • Gentle and clean removal

    Our applications include:

    • Multi-layer wound care dressings
    • Ostomy bag attachment to skin
    • Diagnostic devices
    • Surgical drape construction
    • Electrodes and sensors
    • Hair piece attachment
    • Fashion/body tape
    • Prosthetics
    • Attach artificial nails
    • Medical device assembly
  • Search double sided medical tape

    Browse through our full range of double sided medical tapes 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. 


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    • D/S or S/S
    • Breathable
    • Conformability
    • Fluid resist backing
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Sterilisation method
    • MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs)
    • Max width (cm)
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    • Carrier

    • Colour

    • D/S or S/S

    • Breathable

    • Conformability

    • Fluid resist backing

    • Hypoallergenic

    • Sterilisation method

    • MVTR (gms/m2 /24 hrs)

    • Max width (cm)

    • Max length (m)

    • Stock status

    • Manufacturer / SOS

    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.

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  • Tape in action

    Read through our case studies to find relevant, real-life examples of the powerful problem solving capabilities of a roll of double sided medical tape! Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.


    Development & manufacture of biosensor components
    Attach and Protect Stick to Skin Wearable Microphone
  • Customising your double sided medical tape

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your double sided medical tape to create non-standard roll widths and lengths, or convenient and easy to handle components. Customising your tape 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.


    • Die-cutting
      Die-cutting
      We use a range of die-cutting equipment to create your bespoke adhesive components...
    • Slitting
      Slitting
      The cutting of large rolls of material to non-standard widths and lengths...
    • Laser cutting
      Laser cutting
      For cutting small, complicated geometries or features...
    • Guillotining
      Guillotining
      For laminating and sheeting to custom sizes...
    • Laminating
      Laminating
      Laminate materials fully or in selective areas, for a bespoke material construction...
    • Bespoke presentations
      Bespoke presentations
      For an efficient design that aids quick and accurate assembly...
    • X/Y axis plotter
      X/Y axis plotter
      For producing prototypes and small batch runs...
    • Rapid prototyping
      Rapid prototyping
      To test and demonstrate products in the early stages of design...
    • Clean room manufacturing
      Clean room manufacturing
      For a controlled manufacturing environment...
    • Automation solutions
      Automation solutions
      Reduce costs and enhance quality with automated pick and place equipment...
    • R&D
      R&D
      Assistance in developing the most effective part in form, function and presentation...
    • Computer Aided Design
      Computer Aided Design
      For accurate and optimum component design...
    • Contract converting
      Contract converting
      We can customise your material into bespoke shapes and combine it with complimentary products...
    • Part tolerances
      Part tolerances
      View our part tolerance standard values and talk to us about your requirements
  • Learn more about double sided medical tape

    To learn more about double sided medical tape and its uses, browse through our range of interesting and relevant videos, news and other media.


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    • New 3M Non-Woven Extended Wear Medical Tape
      New 3M Non-Woven Extended Wear Medical Tape

      When considering adhesive science and the challenges of a substrate like skin, design engineers know sticking-to-skin is trickier than you would think. Wear time in particular poses a number of…

    • Five tips for designing converted components
      Five tips for designing converted components

      We’ve put together some useful tips for ensuring your adhesive components are optimally designed:Tip 1 – Avoid square corners or sharp angle corners most tooling suppliers either form flat…

    • Medical silicone tapes
      Medical silicone tapes

      In wound care and stick to skin applications, repeated removal of device fixation tapes or dressings may cause skin trauma and discomfort. This can add to both the patient’s distress and to the time…

    • Parafix FDA registration
      Parafix FDA registration

      Due to the continued growth of our Healthcare market, Parafix are pleased to announce that we are now FDA Registered.FDA stands for the Food and Drug Administration and is an agency within the U.S.…

    • Parafix invest in healthcare market
      Parafix invest in healthcare market

      At Parafix we have continued to see steady growth in demand from one of our key markets – healthcare. As a result, we have continually invested in our capabilities and employee numbers to ensure we…

    • 3M double coated medical tapes brochure
      3M double coated medical tapes brochure

      3M’s double-coated medical grade tapes and transfer adhesives offer an extensive choice of high performance carriers and adhesive combinations, ideal for medical device assembly and attachment to skin.

    • 3M medical market solutions
      3M medical market solutions

      Tapes, fasteners and films to improve the design and production of durable and disposable devices.

    • 3M medical OEM product guide
      3M medical OEM product guide

      3M's range of medical grade double sided tapes, transfer tapes, single coated plastic and foam tapes, non-woven and woven medical tapes, diagnostic tapes and films and speciality medical components. 

    • 3M™ Medical Materials and Technologies
      3M™ Medical Materials and Technologies

      A guide to partnership and 'go-to' products for wearable medical device applications.

    • Automated assembly capabilities
      Automated assembly capabilities

      View a range of automated assembly solutions using AccuPlace automated equipment.  

      Learn more about AccuPlace solutions here

    • Medical tape converting capabilities
      Medical tape converting capabilities

      Learn about our medical tape converting activities for supplying the healthcare market.

      Browse medical grade materials here and learn more about...

    • Bonding and mounting products
      Bonding and mounting products

      Learn about the bonding and mounting tapes available from Parafix.

      Browse double sided materials here.