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The medical tape is a fixed dressing in medical application made of breathable non-woven fabric(paper),cotton cloth, silk cloth or polyethylene(PE)as the substrate,and coated with medical acrylic adhesive or hot melt glue .It is mainly used for fixing the dressings  and infusion catheters or needles It can also be used for fixing various plasters.
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Zhejiang Kanglidi Medical Articles Co., Ltd.
Kanglidi was established in August 1995 and has been focusing on the field of medical supplies for 29 years. It is a quality-oriented high-tech enterprise specializing in the research, development, production and sales of medical dressings.The registered capital is 5 million RMB and the total number of employees is 245. The company covers an area of over 10,000 square meters, has a 300,000-level clean production workshop, and has a complete set of production equipment and inspection systems. It has formed the production capacity of hundreds of varieties of self-adhesive elastic bandages, medical tapes, sports tapes, kinesiology patches, wound dressings, sterile surgical films, medical cooling patches, face towels, aid kits, etc. The product has been certified by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), TUV SÜD's ISO13485 quality management system certification, and has obtained CE certification.
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What are the advantages of Medical Tape?

Medical tape, offers several advantages for wound care, medical procedures, and other healthcare applications. Some of the key advantages include:
Secure fixation: Medical tape provides secure fixation of dressings, bandages, and medical devices such as catheters. It helps keep these items in place, preventing them from shifting or becoming dislodged during movement or activity.
Conformability: Medical tape conforms easily to the contours of the body, ensuring a snug and comfortable fit. It can be applied to joints or areas with irregular shapes without restricting movement or causing discomfort.
Gentle on the skin: The adhesive used in medical tape is gentle on the skin, making it suitable for use on delicate or sensitive areas. It adheres securely without causing irritation, damage, or allergic reactions, even during prolonged wear.
Breathability: Some varieties of medical tape are designed to be breathable, allowing air to circulate around the skin. This helps prevent moisture buildup and reduces the risk of skin maceration or irritation, promoting a healthy healing environment.
Transparency: Certain types of medical tape, such as PE Transpore Tape, are transparent. This allows for easy monitoring of the wound or the skin beneath the tape without needing to remove it. Healthcare providers can assess the wound's progress or observe any signs of irritation or infection.
Water-resistant: Many types of medical tape are water-resistant, which helps maintain their adhesion and integrity even in moist environments. This makes them suitable for use in areas prone to moisture or during activities such as bathing or swimming.
Versatility: Medical tape is versatile and can be used for a wide range of applications, including securing dressings, immobilizing joints, providing support for sprains or strains, and securing medical devices. It adheres well to both skin and other materials, providing reliable fixation.
Easy to use: Medical tape is typically easy to use, with options available that are easy to tear by hand, eliminating the need for scissors or other cutting tools. This makes it convenient for healthcare providers and caregivers to apply quickly and efficiently.
Hypoallergenic options: Many varieties of medical tape are hypoallergenic, making them suitable for individuals with sensitive skin or allergies to latex or other adhesives.

How to use Medical Tape?

Using medical tape correctly is essential to ensure proper fixation of dressings, bandages, or medical devices. Here's a general guide on how to use medical tape effectively:
Prepare the area: Clean and dry the area of skin where you'll be applying the medical tape. Ensure that the skin is free from moisture, oils, or lotions, as these can affect the tape's adhesion.
Select the appropriate tape: Choose the type of medical tape that best suits your needs, considering factors such as adhesion strength, breathability, and skin sensitivity.
Cut the tape to size: Using scissors or tearing by hand, cut the medical tape to the desired length. It should be long enough to provide adequate coverage and secure fixation of the dressing, bandage, or medical device.
Apply the tape: Carefully apply the cut piece of medical tape over the dressing, bandage, or medical device, ensuring that it adheres firmly to the skin. Press down gently to ensure good contact and fixation.
Secure the ends: If necessary, secure the ends of the medical tape by pressing them against the skin or overlapping them slightly. This helps prevent the tape from loosening or becoming dislodged.
Check for proper adhesion: After applying the medical tape, check to ensure that it is firmly adhered to the skin and that the dressing, bandage, or medical device is securely in place. Gently tug on the tape to test its adhesion, but be careful not to disrupt the underlying material.
Monitor the area: Throughout the wear time, regularly monitor the area where the medical tape is applied for any signs of irritation, allergic reactions, or skin damage. If any adverse reactions occur, remove the tape and consult a healthcare professional.
Remove the tape: When it's time to remove the medical tape, carefully peel it away from the skin in the direction of hair growth, using gentle and steady pressure. Avoid pulling too hard, especially if the tape is adhered to sensitive or delicate skin.
Clean the skin: After removing the tape, clean the skin with mild soap and water or a gentle cleansing wipe to remove any adhesive residue. Pat the skin dry with a clean cloth or allow it to air dry.
Dispose of the tape: Dispose of used medical tape properly according to local waste disposal guidelines. Some tapes may be disposable, while others can be reused if they remain clean and free from contamination.