SoftWear Gentle Removal Adhesives


SoftWear® skin adhesives remove gently to enhance patient comfort and minimize the risk of damage to skin upon ARSoftWear_registered_logoremoval. The family of SoftWear pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) is available in non-silicone and silicone formulations from Adhesives Research.

SoftWear adhesives release cleanly from hair and skin with virtually painless removal to deliver secure, intimate skin contact for wound care and body-worn device applications. The sustained adhesion achieved with SoftWear adhesives allows for repositioning without compromise to dressing security.

Benefits of this technology:

  • Formulated for pediatric, geriatric and compromised skin
  • Silicone and non-silicone formulations available
  • Low-pain on removal (Wong Baker <2)
  • Tailorable wear times (up to 3 Days)
  • Breathable (MVTR of 1,000 g/m2/day on non-woven)
  • Retains adhesive properties at 25 kGy (Gamma)
  • Repositionable for wound monitoring
  • Residue-free removal
  • Low profile reduces edge lift
  • Biocompatible per ISO 10993
  • Customizable product constructions


  • Wound care dressings
  • Wearable sensors and devices
  • Transdermal drug delivery