Medical Solutions

Medical Die Cut Tape Adhesive Solutions

Access to unique materials, advanced manufacturing processes (including precise laser die cutting for microfluidics applications and multiple clean rooms), multiple ISO quality standard certifications, and Continuous Partner Involvement bring precision, compliance and ultimate optimization for products at every level of sophistication.


Medical Die Cut Tape Adhesives

Diagnostic/Life Science

  • Microplate and microfluidic sealing tapes and lidding materials
  • Non-migratory, inert adhesives for assay-type genomics, PCR, HTS, compound storage
  • Adhesives for capillary flow diagnostic test strips used in blood coagulation, blood glucose, cholesterol, pregnancy, ovulation and drug-of-abuse testing
  • Hydrophilic films used for fluid transport for IVD test strips, compatible with multiple reagent systems to help direct, control and speed fluid flow
  • Nitrocellulose membranes and blotting materials designed, manufactured and tested specifically for RNA, DNA and protein analysis
Medical Device/Adhesive Components
  • Monitoring and specialty electrode components
  • Catheter and tube securement devices
  • Hydrogels for defibrillation and grounding pads
  • Ostomy and urological components – barrier films and closures
  • Radiological markers – conductive inks and foils
  • Iontophoresis device components – hydrogels, dielectric and conductive adhesives
  • Biosensor materials specifically designed for use in medical monitoring, diagnostics, drug delivery, food and beverage testing and environmental sensors

Wearable Technologies

  • Drug delivery pump securement adhesive
  • Patient monitoring device interface components
  • Glucose monitoring securement adhesive
Wound Care
  • Thin film high MVTR dressings
  • Composite dressings
  • Nonadherent dressings
  • Absorbent foam and hydrocolloid dressings
  • Active would healing components
  • Wound closure strips
  • Hydrogel dressings and components

Consumer Healthcare Products

  • Cosmeceutical and nutraceutical components (vitamins and other active ingredients)
  • Specialty wound and burn treatment products
  • Fashion tapes
  • Specialty retail adhesive components


Understanding materials properties in-depth is essential in medical product manufacturing: while many materials may be appropriate for a given application, for example, some might provoke negative interactions as finished products. Our material engineers partner with you to help in materials selection and offer alternatives.

Preferred converter/customer status extends to manufacturers including:

3M Preferred Converter 3M Medical Materials & Technologies Preferred Converter

When the application demands it, M&C engineers recommend custom-formulated materials options. Please contact M&C Specialties to discuss your specific materials needs.

  • Diagnostics and Microfluidics
  • Acrylic and silicone adhesives
  • Chemically inert extractables
  • Low autofluorescence
  • High optical clarity
  • Non-tacky to the touch adhesives
  • Pierceable films and foils
  • Hydrophilic films
  • Medical membranes
  • Silicone membranes
  • Flow-through membranes
  • Filter media
  • Medical device and adhesive components
  • Hypoallergenic adhesive
  • Medical grade skin contact
  • Cast urethanes
  • Non-wovens
  • Spunlaced polyester
  • Embossed polyester
  • Hydrocolloid adhesives
  • Reclosable hook and loop fastening systems
  • Dual-lock fastening systems
  • Hydrogels
  • Foam tapes
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Double-coated tapes
  • Indicator tapes
  • Acetate
  • Transfer films

Regarding Compliance

M&C Specialties provides validated manufacturing processes fully compliant to the relevant requirements related to medical devices and products, from process validation to full documentation and traceability.

  • ISO 9001: 2015 certified
  • ISO 13485: 2016 certified
  • FDA registered
  • ISO clean rooms
  • Controlled “white” manufacturing areas
  • Quality Control inspection services handled both in-line and off-line
  • First Part Approval Process: optical comparator non-contact dimensional testing, tensile strength validation, CMM contact dimensional inspection, vision non-contact inspection

We take 3M's industry-leading adhesive technologies and add our own expertise to turn them into custom converted parts that are perfect for your design.

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