Tekra is proud to offer a wide range of medical device tapes from 3M. With more than 30 years of experience working with 3M, we are your go-to source for 3M medical device adhesives.
Medical device manufacturers and engineers are creating medical device that call for long-term wear adhesive solutions that increase patient comfort and provide strong and reliable bonds in challenging applications when adhering to skin. That is why 3M designed their family of extended wear adhesives.This includes a variety of medical devices such as wearable glucose monitors, wearable ECG monitors and even electrodes.
Tekra carries 3M medical device tape because 3M has over 55 years of experience in the medical adhesive business, and no one knows skin better than 3M. They understand the unique challenges of this delicate surface and of the larger design process. As your partner from the beginning, Tekra can help you choose the right 3M materials for your needs and navigate your way to market, with confidence.
As a global leader in the health care industry, 3M’s advanced technologies have contributed to the creation of more than 10,000 new health care products worldwide. 3M supplies the medical device manufacturing, design, and supply industries with a carefully selected line of medical grade tapes, coatings and adhesive technologies, semi-finished components and selected bulk supplies of 3M branded products.
Breathable Tape for Medical Devices
Tekra offers a wide selection of 3M medical device tapes that are breathable. Having breathable adhesive is important because skin needs to breathe and retain the ability to absorb & expel moisture. 3M offers breathable adhesives in a variety of backing including nonwoven, elastic nonwoven, rayon nonwoven, polyurethane, polyester and more.
Biocompatibility Testing and More
3M Medical Materials and Technologies tapes are tested against the ISO:10993 standard for biocompatibility. In addition, 3M also offers supply chain traceability, ISO:13485 operating standards, and validated manufacturing equipment.
Visit our 3M™ Medical Grade Adhesive Tapes page to see other medical adhesives offered by Tekra.