Avery Dennison
MED 5795R

Single-Coated Nonwoven

MED 5795R is a single-coated, hydrophobically treated, turquoise blue polyester nonwoven with WetStick™, a patented moisture resistant adhesive. This product’s carrier is designed to repel bodily fluids, while the adhesive provides high tack and a good level of adhesion to common natural and synthetic fabrics, even when exposed to moisture during prolonged surgical procedures.

Typical Application

Designed to adhere drapes and other surgical materials to the patient, as well as the operating table.


Technical Data sheet

Features and Benefits
    • Conformable
    • Moisture resistant
    • Breathable
    • Heat sealable
    • Die-cuttable
    • Gamma and EtO sterilizable
Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.)
Test Method**
Typical Values*
Peel Adhesion on Polyethylene (PE)
1.3 lbf/in 5.5 N/25 mm
Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
0.8 lbf/in 3.5 N/25 mm
Liner Release
2.4 oz/in 66 g/25 mm
Finat Tack
0.6 lbf/in 2.5 N/25 mm
Static Shear
7250 minutes
Product Construction
Typical Values*
Carrier Thickness
13 mils 325 µm
Turquoise blue hydrophobic polyester nonwoven
Adhesive Thickness
1.8 mils 45 µm
Patented WetStick™ synthetic rubber adhesive designed for medical applications
Release Liner Thickness
2.6 mils 65 µm
White super-calendered glassine

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



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