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Medical Market Release Liners

Release Paper and Film Liners for the Medical Market

Fox River Associates offers a full breadth of release papers and release films for the ever-expanding medical market. Our product offering includes release liners that are specifically designed for superior performance with soft skin contact adhesives, hydrogels, urethanes, silicone adhesives, hydrocolloids, drug loaded adhesives and many others.

With over 30 years working in the release liner industry, our team has the experience, knowledge, and expertise to help you determine the appropriate release liner for your specific medical application and processing conditions.

Whether you are an adhesive coater, converter, fabricator, die cutter or product designer of medical products, Fox River Associates will work closely with you to understand your specific product requirements. Fox River Associates has the expertise to recommend the appropriate release liner for medical applications and the range of specialized release substrates, coatings and adhesives used.

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your medical release liner needs. Our experienced staff is ready to collaborate with you. Call 1-800-647-6579 or use the form on this page.

Full Line of Release Paper and Release Film Liners

Fox River Associates’ release paper and release film liners are used in these applications and many more:

  • Transdermal drug delivery (TDDS)
  • Medical tapes
  • Surgical drapes
  • Foot care
  • Monitoring devices
  • Wound care
  • Ostomy – Continence devices
  • Electrodes
  • Biomedical and Iontophoresis devices

Finding the right combination of substrate and release coatings to meet your demanding medical applications is our expertise.

For more information about Fox River Associates’ full line of film and paper release liner products for medical applications use the form on this page and our experienced team will contact you.

Release Coating Compatibility in Medical Applications

Today’s medical device industry uses proven long-standing technology products and highly sophisticated advanced technology products. Many of these medical devices involve skin contact and medical grade adhesives. Developments in these areas necessitate the highest quality raw materials, including specialized adhesives, release substrates and release coatings in release paper and release film liners.

Silicone adhesives are often the preferred adhesive for many medical applications because they deliver the appropriate adhesion with gentle removal. Throughout the device’s application, therapeutic wear and removal, the adhesive must ensure that the device stays in place and does not damage the skin. Developments in silicone pressure-sensitive adhesives for geriatric, neonatal and other fragile skin care applications have enhanced patient comfort, extended wear time, and minimized the risk of damage upon removal.

When using a silicone adhesive, it is imperative to choose the right release liner. Traditional silicone coatings will not properly release from and may potentially lock up with these silicone adhesives. Additionally, higher temperatures are needed to cure these adhesives, and targeted release liner substrates are required for these processing conditions.

Fluoro release systems coated on polyester film release liner substrates are the most commonly offered and most compatible release systems available today for use with silicone adhesives. Additionally, new non-coated release films are being offered and should be considered for applicability. Fox River Associates is experienced at working with our partners to define and application and needs for the release liner and help identify/recommend the correct engineered release paper or release film liner.

Fox River Associates specializes in providing the right combination of substrate and release coating to meet your demands for medical application. Transdermal drug delivery (TDDS), medical tapes, surgical drapes, wound care, ostomy, electrodes, or biomedical devices – whatever your application, our team is ready to help. Call 1-800-647-6579 or email info@foxriverassociates.com for more information about our product offering.

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