MED 5740

Single-Coated Nonwoven

MED 5740 is a single-coated, white polyurethane nonwoven with an acrylic adhesive designed for long-term wear. This product is soft, conformable and breathable.

Typical Application

Designed for multi-week wear time applications such as glucose monitors, insulin pumps, activity trackers, electrocardiogram monitors and other mobile health and wellness products. 

Features and Benefits
  • Breathable
  • Conformable and flexible
  • Demonstrated multi-week wear
  • Biocompatible per ISO 10993
  • Die-cuttable and easy to handle
  • Sterilization compatibility with Ethylene Oxide (EO) and Gamma Irradiation

 Product         Construction Typical         Values*         Description
 Carrier Thickness 10 mils
260 µm
 White thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)     nonwoven
 Adhesive Thickness 2 mils
51 µm
 Acrylic adhesive designed for medical   applications
 Liner Thickness 3 mils
76 µm
 White super-calendered kraft


  Physical Properties (Not intended as a   specification.) Test Method**               Typical                Values* 
  Peel Adhesion on Polyethylene (PE) 
0.7 lbf/in
3.1 N/25 mm
  Peel Adhesion on Stainless Steel (SS)
1.8 lbf/in
7.9 N/25 mm
  Quick Stick TDS-05 1.4 lbf/in
6.1 N/25 mm
  90 Degree Liner Release
2.6 oz/in 72.5 g/25mm
  Static Shear TDS-12
350 minutes
  MVTR TDS-16 400 g/m2 per 24 hours

MVTR, moisture vapor transmission rate.
*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.