MED 5051

Single-Coated Film

MED 5051 is a single-coated, transparent, polyethylene film with an acrylic adhesive.

Typical Application

Designed for multipurpose applications to include Surgical tapes and the fabrication of medical devices.

Features and Benefits
  • Conformable
  • Transparent
  • Moisture resistant
  • Die-cuttable
  • Printable
  • Gamma and EtO sterilizable

  Product Construction Typical Values*    Description
  Carrier Thickness 3.0 mils 75 μm
  Transparent  polyethylene film
  Adhesive Thickness 2.0 mils 50 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 0.8 lbf/in
3.5 N/25 mm
  Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
TDS-03 3.4 lbf/in 
15.0 N/25 mm
  Liner Release TDS-06
0.9 oz/in
33 g/25 mm
  Dynamic Shear TDS-10 25 lbf/in
110 N/25 mm
  Finat Tack TDS-07 5.5 lbf/in
25 N/25 mm
  Elongation Machine Direction TDS-15 550%
  Elongation Cross Direction TDS-15 850%
  Load at Break Machine Direction TDS-15 10 lbf/in
43 N/ 25mm
  Load at Break Cross Direction TDS-15 8.0 lbf/in
35 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.