Application Spotlight - 3M™ Durable Label Materials for Medical and Pharmaceutical Markets

Tekra works hand in hand with 3M to provide you with top-of-the-line 3M™ Durable Label Materials for your medical applications. 3M™ Durable Label Materials combine performance-based adhesives, topcoats, liners and more to help meet the most demanding medical and pharmaceutical label applications including:

  • Exposure to harsh chemicals and solvents
  • Tight diameter labeling
  • Hard-to-stick-to LSE materials
  • Harsh conditions of sterilization
  • Extreme cryogenic temperatures

No matter your application, we have the 3M™ Durable Label Materials to optimize your product. Continue reading for a brief guide highlighting the versatility of these materials.

Solutions for tissue diagnostics and screening
These label products maintain resistance to chemical and solvents used in diagnostic testing and cancer screening, eliminating the need for protective overlaminates in some instances. These materials are designed to bond to high or low surface energy plastics, textured and contoured surfaces, and oily metals.

  • 7246
  • 7871

Solutions for medical devices, equipment, and test kits
3M offers strong, reliable, go-to label products for medical devices. These products offer top-of-the-line image durability in harsh environments. By offering chemical resistance and abrasion protection, these products offer a variety of face stocks and liners to ensure your application’s needs are met.

  • 7871(V)
  • 7816(V)
  • 7246
  • 7350
  • 7323

Solutions for extreme conditions
Sterilization: 3M offers label products that are designed to survive autoclave, EtO and gamma radiation sterilization methods. These products meet many pharmaceutical industry or manufacturer specifications.

  • 7000
  • 7790-IJ
  • 7882-IJ

Cryogenics: These label products provide reliable performance through the extreme conditions of deep freeze and thaw cycles.

  • 7830
  • 7864
  • 7831

As a 3M Master Converter and Distributor for 3M Adhesives, Tekra’s converting and laminating capabilities provide unique solutions for your application’s needs. Contact a Tekra representative to learn more.

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