Blog Category Archive: Healthcare

Drawing of layers and materials used in a stick-to-skin wearable medical device

Materials Matter When Manufacturing Components in Stick-to-Skin Wearable Medical Devices

May 13, 2022

MBK Tape Solutions, a Boyd company, help product engineers design and manufacture the various component layers in stick-to-skin medical devices and wearable biosensors. Skin-friendly devices are used for a variety of applications, such as diagnostics, bio-fluidics, monitoring blood pressure, heart rate, and glucose levels, and treating health issues using electrical stimulation or transdermal drug delivery. […]

Wearable Medical Adhesive Tapes Applications

Medical Adhesive Tapes for Every Stage of Life

January 27, 2022

Wearable medical adhesive tapes and related flexible materials can be utilized at every stage of life, from neonatal to geriatric care. Tapes may be applied directly to the skin to protect sensitive body parts such as eyes and feet, heal wounds, or enhance body image with adhesive beauty aids. Skin-friendly tapes can also be used […]

Drawing of a male and female with Stick-to-Skin Tape Products for Healthcare & Retail Applications

Designing Medical Adhesives for Healthcare & Retail Applications

January 9, 2022

Whether for healthcare, personal care, beauty/fashion aids, or athletic protection, medical-grade adhesives and tapes serve many functions throughout our lifetime. From neonatal to geriatric care, we depend on adhesive tapes to protect, heal, and enhance the skin. With new advances in science and technology, medical tapes and flexible materials are being used to adhere devices […]

Manufacturing Transdermal Patches for the Nutraceutical and CBD Market

October 21, 2021

Since the 1970s, transdermal patches have been used to aid motion sickness, hypertension, hormone replacement, nicotine, and most recently, cannabis consumption.  Transdermal patches, also known as Transdermal Delivery Systems TDS, deliver a specific steady dose of medicine into the skin, which absorbs directly into the bloodstream. Pharmaceutical drugs such as nicotine, fentanyl, and hormones used […]

Medical Device Manufacturing Starts with a Tape Converter

August 24, 2021

Does your new or improved medical device require adhesive tape or flexible materials to manufacture? If so, engineers should start with a tape converter to ensure a successful manufacturing process. As medical devices become smaller, lighter, less invasive, and more complex, greater demands and regulations are imposed on the materials and components used in medical […]

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Tips to Finding a Qualified Medical Tape Converter

August 24, 2021

Looking to manufacture a new or improved medical product? Be sure to partner with a reliable tape converter who has the industry knowledge, experience, certifications, and equipment to manufacture the product. Working with a top-notch converter who has relationships with high-quality suppliers allows engineers to manufacture a product that is best suited for the end-user […]

Pharmaceutical & Food-Grade Adhesives & Applications

April 25, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration strictly regulates the safety and security of any product used in direct or indirect contact with what the public ingests, from food and drinks to drugs and supplements. MBK Tape Solutions is an experienced producer of custom food grade adhesives that comply with FDA regulations for direct and indirect […]

MBK Manufactures PPE Face Shields to Fight COVID-19

April 24, 2020

MBK Manufactures PPE Face Shields and Component Parts to Fight COVID-19 MBK Tape Solutions is not only manufacturing medical device component parts for our customers, but also producing PPE Face Shields and component parts to help protect against the Coronavirus. We initially designed and tested these face shields for our employee’s protection, and we are […]

MBK Supports Front-line Workers with Face Shields

April 24, 2020

MBK Supplies Face Shields & Component Parts to Customers MBK Tape Solutions is proud to be able to help support our customers and front-line workers in these unprecedented times by supplying foam adhesive tape for the use in manufactured face shields to help stop the spread of Covid-19. The Face shields are being used by […]

What is Class 8 Clean Room Manufacturing?

October 24, 2019

MBK Tape Solutions offers ISO Class 8 Clean Room Manufacturing and Packaging for medical, wearables, health care and other industries where small particles can adversely affect the manufacturing process. Learn more about Class 8 Clean Room Manufacturing in this short video and visit /services/clean-room-manufacturing To contact MBK Tape Solutions; call 818-998-1477, email info@mbktape.com or visit […]

Contract Manufacturing Adds Value

July 24, 2019

Medical Device Contract Manufacturing MBK Tape Solutions, a Contract Manufacturer (CM), specializes in fabricating adhesive medical component parts and finished products for medical devices, stick-to-skin wearables and the personal care market. Our experienced team of application engineers and customer support will help manage the process from design and development, to prototyping to full scale production. […]

New Stick to Skin Materials for the Adhesive Bra Consumer Industry

March 25, 2019

The Evolving Adhesive Bra, Breast Lift Tape and Pasties Market March 2019 – Over the past year, MBK Tape Solutions has seen an influx of commercial adhesive bra and nipple cover businesses return to the USA. Being a manufacturer of adhesive bras ranging from sizes A-DD for over 25 years. MBK also has been evolving […]

Release Liners for Medical Applications

January 25, 2019

Adhesive backed materials (pressure sensitive adhesive or PSA) and release liners are critical components for many medical devices and wearable products. Release liners serve multiple roles, both in the manufacturing process of the device, as well as the user application of the device. Commonly, adhesive backed “PSA” in the medical field have a release liner […]