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Avery Dennison
MED 5500SI

Single-Coated, Duolaminate PU Film with a Soft Silicone Adhesive

MED 5500SI is a single-coated, transparent polyurethane film with a soft silicone adhesive (SSA). The softness, conformability, and the repositionability of the adhesive offers a high degree of user comfort.

The fully coated silicone adhesive side of the roll is supplied with a blue LDPE release liner. The uncoated side is lined with a white cast paper carrier.


TYPICAL APPLICATION

Designed for conversion as a silicone wound contact layer (SWCL) into multi-layered advanced wound care dressings. Application areas also include patient monitoring, wearables, ostomy flanges and scar treatment.

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Technical Data sheet

FEATURES AND BENEFITS
  • Gentle and soft adhesion to the skin
  • Repositionable with minimal pain on removal
  • Secure fixation
  • Transparent
  • Conformable and flexible
  • Non irritating, non sensitizing, skin friendly
  • Atraumatic removal with minimal epidermal stripping
  • EtO sterilizable
Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Silicone Adhesive Coat weight
TM043
150gsm
Silicone Peel Adhesion (Polycarbonate Plate)
TM040
>0.5N/25mm
Silicone Liner Release
TM020
0.15N/25mm
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Description
Carrier Thickness
1.6 mils 40 µm
Transparent polyether polyurethane film
Adhesive Thickness
150 gsm
Soft silicone adhesive designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
4.0 mils 100 µm
Blue LDPE
Support Weight
90 gsm
White cast paper

*Refer to product specifications for material acceptance limits. **Test method information available upon request.

 

STORAGE AND SHELF LIFE

Two years when stored at 23°C (73°F), 50% relative humidity, out of direct sunlight, in original packaging.