Silicone Gel Adhesives in the Wearable Device Market

Consumer electronics companies are expanding into the healthcare wearable device market. From glucose monitors to exercise tracking devices, the healthcare wearables industry continues to develop innovative and new technologies. With the population aging, patient monitoring is becoming ever more important to get the earliest indications of a health problem that may arise. Wearable devices are designed to improve health and lifestyle choices by around the clock monitoring of calories, body temperature, vital signs and many more.

Polymer Science, Inc. offers silicone gel adhesives for short term wear lasting only a couple of hours to long term wear lasting multiple days to even weeks.  Our silicone gel adhesives offer a gentle yet, effective adhesion and will naturally conform to the contours of the body. These gels boast a wide range of characteristics listed below as well as many others:

  • Waterproof
  • Biocompatible
  • Repositionable
  • Atraumatic Removal from the Skin

As always, Polymer Science, Inc. is committed to working closely with you during the design phase of your application. By offering a variety of coating techniques and configurations, our ability to customize your product distinguishes us from other silicone gel adhesive suppliers.

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Pattern Coated Silicone Gel Adhesives

Polymer Science, Inc. is excited to release our innovative pattern coating technology to you!  We now have the ability to pattern coat any image with silicone gel.

Our silicone gel adhesives offer a gentle, yet effective, adhesion with characteristics that are hypoallergenic, waterproof and resistant to bacteria. Our pattern coated silicone gel adhesives are designed with properties ranging from more breathability in a wound care dressing to a specific pattern for a wearable device application.

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Silicone Elastomers in the Market Today

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Polymer Science, Inc. offers a broad range of customizable capabilities in the silicone elastomers market. We have focuses in the Medical, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, and Industrial/Military markets. Our elastomers offer characteristics such as being hypoallergenic, waterproofing and dustproofing capabilities, as well as, having an optically clear solution when color is an issue.  For more information or to request a sample, contact us today!


Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

Polymer Science, Inc. prides itself on ground breaking innovation and being the best Silicone Gel Coater worldwide.  We are proud to release two new products for the Advanced Wound Care market.  Our solution in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, which creates optimal healing environments at the wound site, are PS-1829 and PS-2151.

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  • Obstruction of channeling and tunneling
  • Acceleration of wound healing times
  • Reduction of erythema
  • Granulation at the wound site

P-­DERM® PS-­1829 is a high adhesion silicone gel adhesive tape for direct skin contact which has been coated onto a polyurethane carrier.  PS-­1829 was developed to bridge the gap between traditional silicone gel adhesives and silicone PSA’s.

P-­DERM® PS-2151 is a silicone gel and acrylic trilaminate consisting of a high adhesion silicone gel, polyurethane support and medical pressure sensitive acrylic.

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P-DERM® Hydrogel Brochure

Polymer Science, Inc. is excited to release our P-DERM® Hydrogels brochure.

Our hydrogels are coated and provided on a roll in custom widths to minimize waste.  Polymer Science is capable of loading cosmeceutical, pharmaceutical or antimicrobials into the hydrogel.  Our hydrogels are compatible with multiple sterilization methods.  Lower minimum order quantities and small batch prototypes are capabilities that set us apart from other hydrogel suppliers.

 

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Quick Ship Program!

Polymer Science, Inc. is proud to introduce our all new Quick Ship Program!  What does this mean?  We are manufacturing and stocking the products listed below.  They will be ready to be shipped within 48 hours of your order.  We can meet your quick ship needs with high quality thermal interface products.

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Contact us for more information. We cant wait to get shipping!

PSI will exhibit at MD&M West, Feb. 9-11, Booth# 2342

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We are excited to exhibit at MD&M West Trade Show in Anaheim, CA in just a few weeks.  We return to this show each year because of the opportunities to meet with many key manufacturers and designers in the Medical Device Industry.  In our booth, we will display the latest medical grade skin-contact adhesives in our P-DERM® product line, including Hydrogels, Silicone Gels, Hydrocolloids and acrylics.

Visit us in booth#2342 to see, touch and feel these materials.

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New Case Study – Custom RED Color – P-THERM PS-1545 5W/mK Gap Filler

Check out our new case study involving P-THERM® PS-1545 5W/mK Gap Filler

P-THERM Red Gap FillerNew designs spanning many markets contain an electronic interface component – appliances, thermostats, medical devices even automobiles.  In this case study, the customer is designing an automotive infotainment module (think dashboard touch screen) which required heat removal with the aid of a thermally conductive gap filler.  PSI meets all of the customer’s requests by creating the gap filler material in a custom red color, responding rapidly to sample requests and providing high quality technical support.

Read the entire Case Study here…


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P-THERM® PS-1520 Series Receives UL94 V-0 Flame Rating

P-THERM® PS-1520 Series of Thermal Interface Materials are now UL94 V-0 Approved

PS-1520 series of materials are excellent alternatives to messy grease products.  This group of materials are designed to be used in compact assemblies to effectively conduct heat and provide long-term electrical insulation. The non-silicone coating is formulated to feel dry to the touch while offering natural tack to mitigate movement during assembly.

The UL Certificates can be found in the UL Yellow Card Directory for Polymer Science, Inc.  Visit the UL Site.

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Material Number
Substrate Total Thickness Color Thermal Conductivity Dielectric Breakdown Strength Continuous Use Conditions
PS-1520 heat spreader  Aluminum Foil  0.15mm  White  1.0 W/mK  >5000 Vac  -40 – 85ºC
PS-1522 dielectric pad  PET  0.09mm  White  0.4 W/mK  >5000 Vac  -40 – 85ºC
PS-1523 dielectric pad  Polyimide Film  0.16mm  Gold  0.75 W/mK  >5000 Vac  -40 – 85ºC
PS-1524 dielectric pad  Fiberglass  0.25mm  White  0.7 W/mK  >5000 Vac  -40 – 85ºC

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Advancements in Thermal Management 2015

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We are excited to take part in Advancements in Thermal Management 2015.  This show is a symposium for engineers and product developers highlighting the latest advancements in thermal technology for product design, electronics, system development and process management.   We look forward to discussing our P-THERM® product line with visitors and conference participants.  Visit Polymer Science in booth #14.

Contact us for a free expo pass or discounted full conference pass!

Advancements in Thermal Management 2015 Conference

August 5-6, Denver Colorado