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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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    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 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.

    Development and manufacture of biosensor device

    Laser cut tape custom die-cuts
    Intricate and tight tolerance diagnostic device components...
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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.

    • Part tolerances

      Part tolerances

      View our part tolerance standard values and talk to us about your requirements
    • Automated application of die-cut tape

      Automation solutions

      Reduce costs and enhance quality with automated pick and place equipment...
    • Adhesive tape slitter


      The cutting of large rolls of material to non-standard widths and lengths...
    • Die cut tape - Parafix


      We use a range of die-cutting equipment to create your bespoke adhesive components...
    • Parafix clean room manufacturing

      Clean room manufacturing

      For a controlled manufacturing environment...
    • Bespoke die-cut tape presentations

      Bespoke presentations

      For an efficient design that aids quick and accurate assembly...
    • Free issue/contract converting available at Parafix

      Contract converting

      We can customise your material into bespoke shapes and combine it with complimentary products...
    • Parafix CAD capability

      Computer Aided Design

      For accurate and optimum component design...
    • Tape guillotining


      For laminating and sheeting to custom sizes...
    • Parafix adhesive tape laminating


      Laminate materials fully or in selective areas, for a bespoke material construction...
    • Rapid prototyping services

      Rapid prototyping

      To test and demonstrate products in the early stages of design...
    • Parafix R&D for engineered adhesive solutions


      Assistance in developing the most effective part in form, function and presentation...
    • XY plotter for adhesive tape components

      X/Y axis plotter

      For producing prototypes and small batch runs...
  • 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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    • Medical tape converting capabilities


      Learn about the range of medical grade materials and applications within…
    • 3M 4076 wearable tape

      New 3M non-woven extended wear medical tape

      When considering adhesive science and the challenges of a substrate like…
    • Investing in our capabilities

      Parafix invest in healthcare market

      At Parafix we have continued to see steady growth in demand from one of…
    • For quality medical components

      Parafix FDA registration

      Due to the continued growth of our Healthcare market, Parafix are pleased…
    • Parafix medical grade materials

      Medical polyurethane tapes

      Polyurethane is an excellent material for medical applications. When used…
    • Ensuring optimum component design

      Five tips for designing converted components

      We’ve put together some useful tips for ensuring your adhesive components…
    • Parafix frequently asked questions

      How do I choose the right product?

      To find a tape with the right characteristics for your exact needs, there…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M™ Medical Materials and Technologies

      A guide to partnership and ‘go-to’ products for wearable medical…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      Challenges facing the medical device designer

      A guide to medical grade adhesives and how to select the right one for…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M skin vs. stainless steel

      A guide on the factors that affect skin adhesion and the things to…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      Vancive product comparison chart by application

      Compare the constructions of Vancive’s range of medical products, by…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      Vancive product construction comparison chart

      Compare the constructions of Vancive’s double and single sided medical…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M polyurethane medical tape

      3M is a leader in moist wound healing with its innovative transparent…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M medical market solutions

      Tapes, fasteners and films to improve the design and production of durable…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M medical label materials

      Proven 3M performance label materials build confidence into medical and…
    • Download a range of product and industry documents

      3M medical OEM product guide

      3M’s range of medical grade double sided tapes, transfer tapes, single…
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