Elevating Comfort and Performance: Exploring DermaMed’s Pattern Printed Adhesive Coating for Stick-to-Skin Medical Devices

by | Mar 7, 2024

Adhesive Coating For Stick-to-Skin Medical Devices

DermaMed leads the way in stick-to-skin medical devices with advanced capabilities in pattern-printed adhesive coating. Their expertise lies in the intricate application of adhesive patterns onto various substrates, particularly those intended for direct skin contact. This technology offers a wealth of benefits for medical device manufacturers and end-users alike.

Pattern-printed adhesive coating involves the precise deposition of adhesive material in specific patterns which can then be laminated onto substrates such as films, foams, or non-wovens. DermaMed’s sophisticated manufacturing processes allow for the customization of these patterns according to the requirements of the intended application. This level of precision ensures optimal adhesive performance while minimizing waste and maximizing cost-efficiency.

One of the primary advantages of pattern-printed adhesives is their ability to enhance the breathability of medical devices. By strategically patterning the adhesive layer, manufacturers can ensure a secure yet comfortable bond to the skin. This is particularly crucial for devices worn for extended periods, like wearable sensors and I.V. securements.

Moreover, pattern-printed adhesives offer improved moisture management capabilities compared to traditional coatings. The controlled spacing between adhesive elements allows for better airflow, reducing the risk of maceration and promoting a healthier skin environment. This is especially beneficial in wound care applications, where maintaining optimal moisture levels is essential for the healing process.

Furthermore, pattern printed adhesives facilitate easy device removal without causing discomfort or skin trauma. Predetermined patterns create channels for air and moisture permeation, reducing overall tackiness and enabling gentle removal. This is particularly important for patients with sensitive or fragile skin, minimizing the risk of irritation or damage during device removal.

DermaMed’s pattern printed adhesive coating capabilities are further complemented by its commitment to quality and ISO 13485 compliance. Their manufacturing processes adhere to stringent standards, ensuring the safety and efficacy of their products, and fostering trust among medical device manufacturers and end-users.

In conclusion, pattern printed adhesives represent a significant advancement in the field of stick-to-skin medical devices, offering a myriad of benefits in terms of performance, comfort, and ease of use. DermaMed’s expertise in this area positions them as a leader in medical adhesive for skin contact applications, providing innovative solutions to meet the evolving needs of healthcare professionals and patients worldwide.

How can we help you on your next stick-to-skin medical device project? For further inquiries, technical specifications, and sample requests, please contact us.

DermaMed Coatings is an ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485-certified company offering standard and custom adhesive products to meet the specific end-use requirements for your medical device.