MED 5503SI

Single-Coated, Bilaminate PU Film with a High Tack Soft Silicone Adhesive

MED 5503SI is a single-coated, transparent polyurethane film with a high tack soft silicone adhesive (SSA) for adhering to the skin. The softness, conformability and repositionability of the silicone adhesive offer a high degree of user comfort. The fully-coated silicone adhesive side of the roll is equipped with a blue LDPE release liner.

Typical Application

Designed for conversion as the silicone adhesive component  in multi-layered advanced wound care dressings. Application areas also include patient monitoring and wearables.

Features and Benefits
  • Greatly increases skin adhesion while remaining gentle and soft
  • Repositionable with minimal pain upon removal
  • Secure fixation
  • Transparent
  • Conformable and flexible
  • Non-irritating, non-sensitizing, skin-friendly
  • Atraumatic removal with minimal epidermal stripping
  • EtO sterilizable

  Product Construction Typical Values*   Description
  Carrier Thickness 1.6 mils
40 μm
  Transparent polyether polyurethane film
  Adhesive Coat Weight
150 gsm
  Soft silicone adhesive designed for medical applications
  Release Liner Thickness 4.0 mils
100 µm
  Blue LDPE


  Physical Properties (Not intended as a specification.) Test Method** Typical Values*
  Silicone Adhesive Coat Weight
150 gsm
  Silicone Peel Adhesion (Bristol Paper Test)
2.40 N/25 mm
  Silicone Liner Release TM-020 0.05 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.