3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape is a latex free, highly conformable, hypoallergenic, elastic foam tape. Its stretch makes it ideal for dressing challenging areas and for specialist applications.
3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape is stretchy in all directions. It gives with swelling, helping to prevent trauma to the body. Highly conformable, 3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape can help to dress challenging areas. It provides compression where required to decrease bleeding and accommodate oedema. 3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape is valuable for cushioning and protecting, and acts as a barrier to water and contamination. It has a hygienic 'wipe-clean' surface. Hypoallergenic and radiolucent, 3M™ Microfoam™ Surgical Tape is a comfortable choice for patients.
Indications for Use
Securing bulky dressings
Post-operative compression and pressure dressings
Covering sharp edges of casts. Minimising pressure points
Cushioning and protecting
Successful Application & Removal
Apply tape evenly to clean, dry surface
Position and press down from centre outwards
Maximise adhesion by firmly rubbing or pressing tape backing
Never apply tape under tension. This may induce blistering or skin tearing
Loosen tape ends
Remove tape in direction of hair growth. Keep tape close to skin surface and slowly pull tape back