Article | December 18, 2018

Don't Get Stuck: What To Think About Before Designing A Stick-To-Skin Medical Device

Source: 3M Life Sciences

By Tony Kaufman and Del R. Lawson, Ph.D.

3M Life Sciences - Infection Prevention

Whether sticking a device to skin or adhering components together, adhesive plays a pivotal role in successful device design. Selecting the optimal adhesive for your wearable device can be tricky. To get your next medical device project headed in the right direction, learn about the unique characteristics of skin as a substrate and how to overcome these challenges when selecting an adhesive.