Stick-To-Skin Applications


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Converting & Fabrication
Converting & Fabrication

Pepin Manufacturing Inc. excels at manufacturing various medical devices and disposables for stickto-skin applications. For engineers focusing on wound care, ostomy, surgical drapes, custom body worn sensors, IV securement or any medical device that is applied to the skin, Pepin Manufacturing can provide material recommendations to meet each of our customer’s specific requirements. With access to a broad range of medical grade adhesives from over 30 suppliers, Pepin Manufacturing can help our customers from initial material sourcing to mass manufacturing and private labeling using various packaging options. Pepin Manufacturing’s engineers are experts with recommending the right adhesive for your specific application. Types of medical grade adhesives used with these applications may include acrylics, silicones, synthetic rubber, hydrocolloids and conductive pressure sensitive adhesives. In addition, Pepin Manufacturing can utilize speciality materials including absorbent gauzes, foams, hydrogels, films and release liners.

Stick-To-Skin Applications' Highlights

Medical-Grade
Adhesive Types
Acrylic, Silicone, Rubber, Hydrocolloid, Hydrogel, Conductive
Product Examples
Wound dressings, suture strips, wearable sensors, custom electrodes,
transdermal drug delivery patches, negative wound pressure patches,
defibrillator pads and many more custom tailored to customer’s application.
Adhesive
Characteristics
Low trauma, long term wear (up to 7 days), breathable, water resistant,
bodily fluid resistant, repositionable, low surface energy (LSE), high surface
energy, (HSE), conductive, dielectric, gentle removal, anti-microbial,
hydrophobic, hydrophilic, permanent, reflective, translucent, anti-slip, low
sensitization, low MVTR, high MVTR and absorbant.
Facestocks
Nonwoven, foam, vinyl, polyurethane, polyethylene and many others
available upon request.
Adhesive Construction
Single coated, double coated, transfer
Liner Types
White kraft paper, polyester and speciality liners available upon request
Sterilization
Adhesives compatible with ethylene oxide, gamma and e-beam
Quality Standards
Adhesives meet all ISO-13485 quality standards and pass all biocompatibility
testing for direct skin contact
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