MED 5042

Single-Coated Film

MED 5042 is a single-coated soft, pliable, transparent polyurethane film with an acrylic adhesive. This product's conformable film offers user comfort, while its transparency allows for wound or site visibility; in some applications, it can act as a barrier to assist in decreasing the risk of bacterial infections.

Typical Application

Designed for Incise applications, Wound care, IV securement and situations requiring high MVTR and sustained periods of wear.

Features and Benefits
  • Breathable
  • Transparent
  • Conformable
  • Moisture resistant
  • Bacterial barrier
  • Die-cuttable
  • Gamma and EtO sterilizable 

  Product Construction Typical Values*    Description
  Carrier Thickness 2.0 mils 50 μm
  Transparent polyurethane film
  Adhesive Thickness 1.0 mils 25 μm
  Acrylic adhesive designed for medical applications
  Release Liner Thickness
3.1 mils 80 µm
  White single-coated kraft


  Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.) Test Method** Typical Values*
  Peel Adhesion on Polyethylene (PE)
TDS-01 0.5 lbf/in
2.0 N/25 mm
  Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
TDS-03 1.8 lbf/in 
8.0 N/25 mm
  Liner Release TDS-06
0.6 oz/in
38 g/25 mm
  Dynamic Shear TDS-10 16 lbf/in
70 N/25 mm
  Finat Tack TDS-07 6.9 lbf/in
30 N/25 mm
  MVTR TDS-16 29 [g/100 in² -24 hours]
450 [g/m²-24 hours]
  Elongation Machine Direction TDS-15 250%
  Elongation Cross Direction TDS-15 325%
  Load at Break Machine Direction TDS-15 16.0 lbf/in
70 N/ 25mm
  Load at Break Cross Direction TDS-15 10.8 lbf/in
48 N/ 25mm

*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.