Pulse Oximetry Adhesive Selection - Part 2
As we mentioned earlier in 9 key factors to consider when selecting an adhesive tape for your pulse oximetry application there are multiple layers that go into a disposable die cut pulse oximetry bandage, and each of those layers will have varying performance requirements. But the device layer isn’t the only thing that will drive adhesive selection – use case is also important. Some tapes are designed to be worn over the course of several days, while others are designed for relatively short periods of time. Some require the need for removability / repositionability, others do not. The variables are rather extensive. Fortunately, adhesives come in multiple formulations. Here’s a quick primer on the pros and cons of each.