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pu gel adhesives blog
Jul 15, 2021

Benefits of Silicones and PU Gel Adhesives for Skin Fixation Applications

There are key differences between acrylic adhesives and silicone and PU gel adhesive technologies with several benefits to consider when deciding which to use for a skin adhesive dressing.

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Jul 6, 2021

How Medical Adhesives Are Used in Healthcare Applications

Medical-grade adhesives are typically coated on a variety of backings to form medical fixation materials. When creating any medical-grade adhesive, careful consideration should be taken in the selection of the proper adhesive type, backing substrate and coating technique.

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CDMO_Blog
May 17, 2021

Key Considerations When Selecting a Medical Device CDMO

OEMs should select a partner that not only adds value during the entire development and manufacturing process, but also is able to rapidly adapt to unplanned market disruptions, navigate supply chain interruptions, optimize costs and more.

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Acne Dots
Apr 1, 2021

Do Hydrocolloid Bandages Really Help to Treat Acne?

Currently there is a buzz where many TikTok users’ videos feature the “hack” of using standard forms of hydrocolloid bandages available over the counter to help treat acne. Traditionally these bandages were used to treat minor cuts and blisters.

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CBD Topicals
Mar 18, 2021

CBD Topicals for Pain Management and Skin Care

One of the fastest growing applications for CBD oil products today is pain management since, if proven effective, could offer a safer alternative to the potentially habit-forming medications often used to treat chronic pain.

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Topical Treatment for Diabetic Skin Conditions
Mar 4, 2021

Topical Treatment for Diabetic Skin Conditions

People suffering from diabetes are impacted by its affects in many ways, including an increased risk of developing multiple kinds of skin conditions.

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How the Pandemic is Impacting Foot Care Product Innovation
Feb 25, 2021

How the Pandemic is Impacting Foot Care Product Innovation

Each of our feet is home to more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments, 30 joints, and 26 bones.

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Jan 29, 2021

Testing Wearable Medical Device Adhesion During Development Stage

The wearable adhesives market is growing rapidly, driven by provider and consumer demand as well as advancements

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FW Flexpore in use
Jan 18, 2021

What to Consider When Selecting Adhesives for Medical Fixation Devices

Scapa Healthcare works closely with medical device manufacturers to understand the user requirements to select the correct adhesive and backing material for the device.

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sterilisation blog
Dec 16, 2020

Sterilisation Methods for Medical Devices and Pharmaceutical Products

Medical devices and pharmaceutical products must be sterilised to meet regulatory and safety requirements before they can be distributed and sold.

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