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.

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.

Diagnostic and Life Science

M&C Specialties has years of experience in diagnostic and life science solutions. We leverage our tools and techniques in die cutting and converting to create innovative diagnostic and life science components.


PCR amplification and related applications:

  • 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


Our microplate & microfluidic sealing tapes and lidding materials:

  • Acrylic
  • Silicone
  • Heat-sealable
  • Pressure-sensitive
  • Non-tacky to the touch

Medical Device and Adhesive Components

M&C Specialties has years of experience in medical device adhesive solutions. In this product area, we have experience developing a wide range of adhesive-to-skin and non-adhesive configurations and closure systems.


Medical device and related applications:

  • Patient monitoring devices and components
  • Catheter and tube securement devices
  • Defibrillation and grounding pads materials and components – hydrogels and foams
  • 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


We offer medical-grade adhesives in the following systems:

  • Acrylic
  • Silicone
  • Synthetic-based rubber
  • Hydrocolloid

Wearable Technologies

The market for medical wearables is on the rise and M&C Specialties has years of experience in skin contact–related and medical device wearables adhesive solutions. We help customers navigate the varying material options and reduce that number to a handful of viable candidates, helping you save time on testing.


  • Drug delivery pump securement adhesive
  • Patient monitoring device interface components
  • Continuous Glucose monitoring securement adhesive


We provide materials that are custom matched for the specific wearable application:

  • Flexible and conformable adhesives
  • Durable adhesives
  • Breathable adhesives

Wound Care

Wound care products can be complex, and we have helped customers make key decisions in the development of a variety of dressings, close strips, and other manufactured healing components. With our deep expertise in the medical industry, we provide a full lineup of solutions for wound care product design and manufacturing.


  • Thin film high MVTR dressings
  • Composite dressings
  • Nonadherent dressings
  • Absorbent foam and hydrocolloid dressings
  • Active wound healing components
  • Wound closure strips
  • Hydrogel dressings and components


  • Polyurethane foams and films
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Hydrogel
  • Adhesive and non-adhesive non-wovens
  • Silicone
  • Breathable adhesives

Consumer Healthcare Products

M&C Specialties leverages its status as an FDA-registered drug establishment for the manufacture, packaging, and labeling of OTC drugs to help our customers bring to market a range of unique converted adhesive patches and related products in the consumer healthcare space.


  • Cosmeceutical and nutraceutical components (vitamins and other active ingredients)
  • Specialty wound and burn treatment products
  • Topical over-the-counter drug patches
  • Fashion tapes
  • Specialty retail adhesive components


Consumer healthcare ingredients we have experience with:

  • Lidocaine
  • Menthol
  • Camphor
  • Methyl Salicylate
  • Capsaicin
  • Essential oils
  • Vitamins

Preferred Converter / Customer Status extends to manufacturers including:

Wearable medical devices enable patients and providers to monitor and treat health issues remotely, greatly expanding opportunities for care. M&C Specialties has the expertise at helping manufacturers develop new wearable medical devices with successful adhesive solutions critical for achieving optimal performance.

Custom-Formulated Materials

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

Applications and materials we have experience with:
  • 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
  • Hypoallergenic adhesive
  • Medical grade skin contact
  • Cast urethanes
  • Non-wovens
  • Spunlaced polyester
  • Embossed polyester
  • Hydrocolloid adhesives
  • Dual-lock fastening systems
  • Hydrogels
  • Foam tapes
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Double-coated tapes
  • Indicator tapes
  • Acetate
  • Transfer films
  • Medical device and adhesive components
  • Reclosable hook and loop fastening systems

Medical Device Industry 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
  • Process verification and validation
  • 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

How can we help?

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