How do you choose the best way to attach one substrate to another? How can you improve the speed and accuracy of diagnostic devices? These are questions best answered while your device is still on the drawing board.
Formulating and applying adhesives has been a core 3M technology since we started in business back in 1902. Today, 3M Medical Materials and Technologies offers a wide range of medical-grade tape, adhesive and film components used by medical device manufacturers around the world. This includes more aggressive tapes, adhesives and closures used in the actual construction of medical devices made from plastic films, foams and fabrics.
By bringing in 3M at the product conception stage, you can take advantage of this expertise to potentially speed up your design process – with solutions that can help improve device reliability, enhance performance and reduce costs. At the same time, you gain access to 3M’s technology portfolio — allowing you to expand your design options— as well as resources that include manufacturing guidance, global supply chain capabilities, product testing and clinical support. Whatever product development stage you’re at, we’re ready to help you succeed – by delivering great science with a personal touch.
Your next generation device is ready for next steps. Our network of Preferred Converters includes a diverse group of medical device manufacturing experts to help you take the next step.