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At 3M Medical OEM we know how challenging it can be to navigate the field of medical adhesives, tapes and films. To help you design your next device we’ve launched a series of articles that deal with some of these issues around selecting and comparing the different technologies available in today’s market place.

Download the white papers here and feel free to contact our technical department for more advice. With our fast and flexible sampling service 3M is the ideal partner for your new or existing application. Look out for new white papers and helpful videos coming soon from 3M.

 

NEW White Paper – Choosing the right medical adhesive tape

Choosing the right medical adhesive tape

A common approach is to choose an adhesive and backing based on information supplied on a manufacturer’s product data sheets. However, the data in manufacturers’ data sheets may have been generated using different methods…
Click here to view white paper.

White Paper – Use of Adhesives in the Medical Device Industry

Use of Adhesives in the Medical Device Industry

Over the past few decades, adhesives in one form or another have been replacing many other fastening systems in the assembly of medical devices. And for good reasons… When chosen judiciously, adhesives can offer significant benefits over other mechanical fastening systems.
Click here to view white paper.

White Paper – Silicone Adhesives: An Answer to Gentle Skin Adhesion

Silicone Adhesives: An Answer to Gentle Skin Adhesion

The goal, when adhering to skin, is to hold the device in place until it is time to remove it and to not damage the skin… Medical silicone adhesives have been designed to excel at that balancing act, achieving adequate adhesion levels… yet causing low mechanical trauma during removal.
Click here to view white paper.

White Paper – Skin vs. Stainless Steel: Adhesion Testing for Medical Design

Skin vs. Stainless Steel: Adhesion Testing for Medical Design

Although it sounds confusing, there is good reason for a manufacturer to make product and have quality control via a property that can be well controlled and measured, to make consistent product. Click here to view white paper.

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