Single sided medical adhesive tape

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  • About single sided medical adhesive tape

    Single sided medical adhesive tapes are designed for a range of stick to skin and stick to medical device applications. For stick to skin applications, hypoallergenic tape offers breathable, conformable and repositionable options for high patient comfort over long or short term wear. For stick to device applications, single coated medical tapes offer a range of adhesive strengths, thicknesses and backing materials to suit your individual requirements.

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

    Single sided medical adhesive tape characteristics:

    • Acrylic and silicone adhesives
    • Sterilise by EtO, gamma, steam
    • Range of thicknesses and colours, including transparent
    • Polyester, polyurethane, polyethylene, polyolefin, PUR, TPE film and LDPE backings
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Provide a liquid and bacterial barrier
    • High moisture vapour transmission
    • Breathable and occlusive options
    • Printable
    • Gentle to aggressive adhesives

    Our applications include:

    • Diagnostics
    • Monitoring
    • Specialised and general wound care dressings
    • Skin markers
    • IV placements
    • Temporary tattoos
    • Medical device components
    • Electromedical
    • Seam reinforcement
    • Drapes
    • Covertape
  • Search single sided medical adhesive tapes

    Browse through our range of single sided medical adhesive 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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    • Breathable
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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.

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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 medical adhesive tape. Browse all case studies to learn more about custom die-cut components and our tape converting capabilities.


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  • Customising your tape

    Utilising the latest converting technologies, we can customise your medical 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
      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 medical adhesive tape

    To learn more about medical adhesive 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 polyurethane tapes
      Medical polyurethane tapes

      Polyurethane is an excellent material for medical applications. When used as a backing material for wound dressings, Polyurethane tape provides a bacterial and fluid barrier as well as transmitting…

    • 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…

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      Proven 3M performance label materials build confidence into medical and pharmaceutical labelling solutions for bags, vials, syringes, bottles, tubes and equipment.

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      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 polyurethane medical tape
      3M polyurethane medical tape

      3M is a leader in moist wound healing with its innovative transparent dressing technology. Delivering an optimal combination of breathability, adhesion to skin and conformability, coupled with market driven colours, excellent convertibility and flexible ordering quantities; 3M medical polyurethane tape ensures that your end product provides the best performance for patients.

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

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

    • Vancive launches a non-silicone repositionable tape
      Vancive launches a non-silicone repositionable tape

      This new Vancive product is gentle, repositionable at use and conformable. Its unique formulation allows for initial removal and repositioning for skin contact applications...