Surgical Films

Utilising a range of high specification and skin friendly polyurethane films, PolarSeal has the capabilities and a depth of experience in the production of user friendly incision films for surgical use.

Applications overview

The use of disposable surgical drapes is recognised as a major factor in minimising the incidence of post-operative infections. A broad range of skin friendly adhesive films is available to meet the requirements of this sector. Applications include:

  • Incision Films
  • OP Strips
  • Bordering Tapes
  • Fixation Tapes

PolarSeal is fully qualified in this specialist field and can offer great flexibility in terms of the options possible in respect of the design or construction specifications of these products which may include:

  • Retention or removal of the polyethylene support film
  • Liners – including printed liners for brand recognition
  • Handling bars in a custom colour to match brand or application
  • The inclusion of perforation to aid handling
  • Folding and packing into a sealed pouch, sterilised and ready for use
  • Products suitable for gamma and ETO sterilisation procedures

The high performance polyurethane (PU) films, which are an effective bacterial and viral barrier together with advanced specification medical grade pressure sensitive adhesive are at the core of this product range. These skin friendly adhesive demonstrate the unique ability to maintain adhesion despite the extensive use of irrigation fluids or the release of body fluids during surgical procedures.


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