Silicone Medical Tapes

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  • About silicone medical tapes

    Silicone medical tapes provide a bonding solution for stick to skin applications and are available in a range of formats to suit your design criteria. Silicone tapes deliver a clean and comfortable wear experience and are ideal for chronic wounds and compromised skin for both long and short-term wear. They are ideal where medical grade, clinically tested components are required.

    Silicone medical tape characteristics:

    • Available as a single sided tape or a double sided on film and non-woven backings
    • Bond directly to the skin as well as to foams, non-wovens and films
    • Breathable
    • Conformable
    • Repositionable
    • Good fluid handling capability
    • Catalyst free
    • Fluid resistant
    • Sterilisable
    • Clean removal
    • Gentle or aggressive adhesive strength

    Our silicone tape applications include:

    • Advanced multi-layer wound dressings
    • Monitoring devices
    • Prosthetics
    • Ostomy devices
    • Tube fixation
    • Skin protection
    • Cosmetic body tape
    • Hair piece attachment
    • Electrodes and sensors
  • Search silicone medical tapes

    Browse through our full range of silicone 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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    • Fluid resist backing
    • Hypoallergenic
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    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.

  • Tape in action

    Read through our case studies to find relevant, real-life examples of our applications utilising medical silicone tapes. Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.

    Bonding silicone to plastic – medical device cushioning pad
  • Customising your tape

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your adhesive 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
      We use a range of die-cutting equipment to create your bespoke adhesive components...
    • 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
      For laminating and sheeting to custom sizes...
    • 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
      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 silicone medical tapes

    To learn more about our silicone medical tapes and their uses, browse through our range of interesting and relevant videos, news and other media.

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    • 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 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 silicone tapes
      3M silicone tapes

      3M’s silicone medical tape is highly processable, patient friendly and available in a variety of formats; making it the ideal solution for stick to skin and stick to device applications.

    • 3M single sided tapes range
      3M single sided tapes range

      Detailed information on 3M's single sided tapes for applications such as masking, enhancing and protecting of surfaces. This includes single coated tapes, foam tapes, repulpable tapes, protection tapes, shielding and electrical tapes.

    • Scapa soft-pro silicone gel
      Scapa soft-pro silicone gel

      Scapa Soft-Pro® silicone gel is highly conformable and easy to apply and remove. The silicone gel layer ensures secure fixation and gentle removal from skin. Scapa Soft-Pro® silicone gel is an ideal fixation solution for patients with fragile and sensitive skin. It is suitable for patients requiring repeated application and removal over the same area.

    • 3M 9795R microfluidic diagnostic medical tape – Product spotlight
      3M 9795R microfluidic diagnostic medical tape – Product spotlight

      When medical diagnoses and treatments depend on the accuracy of the lab on a chip, it is critical that the materials used in their construction...

    • 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...