NexCare medical products are manufactured by 3M. NexCare products include NexCare Medical Tapes, bandages, NexCare Gauze Pads and NexCare Surgical Masks or Respirators. Popular brand names under NexCare include Durapore, Micropore and Transpore. Durapore is a Cloth Tape or Silk Tape that is hypoallergenic and offers high adhesion and strength. Micropore is a medical Paper Tape or surgical tape that is used for sensitive or fragile skin. Micropore is favored among elderly patients. Transpore is a Clear Tape used for difficult bandage areas like knees, fingers and other areas that require stretching. Transpore tape is used as a surgical tape. Click on the link below to view a detailed description of NexCare products carried by Vitality Medical.
NexCare Durapore Tape is a Silk Tape offering high-strength and high-adhesion. Durapore Tape is conformable to curves of the body and has bi-directional tear. It is excellent for securing regular and bulky dressings, tubing, and immobilization. Durapore Tape is latex free and hypoallergenic. Durapore adheres to dry skin very well.
NexCare Durapore Tape Features & Benefits
- High strength for durability.
- Adheres well to dry skin.
- Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients
- Convenient bi-directional tear for easy tailoring
NexCare Durapore Tape Applications
- Securing tubing and devices.
- Anchoring bulky dressings.
- Immobilizing fingers and toes.
- Stabilizing finger splints.
NexCare Micropore Tape is a latex-free, hypoallergenic paper tape that is gentle to the skin yet adheres well and leaves minimal adhesive residue upon removal. Micropore Tape is a general purpose, breathable surgical tape available in white or tan. Micropore tape is excellent for repeated applications on sensitive skin, fragile skin and elderly patients. It is available in a dispenser pack for easy tear and convenience.
NexCare Micropore Tape Features & Benefits
- Gentle to the skin.
- Latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive patients.
- Highly breathable to maintain skin integrity.
- Holds well on damp skin for secure placement.
NexCare Micropore Tape Applications
- Securing small to medium dressings.
- especially on damp skin.
- Securing lightweight tubing.
- Securing ostomy pouches.
- Taping fragile, at-risk skin.
- When repeated taping is needed.
NexCare Transpore Tape is a latex-free, hypoallergenic, transparent and perforated plastic tape that offers strong adhesion. Transpore Tape is easy to tear into very thin strips, and is easy to use even with gloves. This plastic tape is transparent, perforated polyethylene film with easy bi-directional tear, and strong adhesion. NexCare Traspore Tape is hypoallergenic. It's transparency allows visualization of the skin. Transpore tape is easy to tear into very thin strips and is easy to use even with gloves. For securing tubing and dressings that need to be monitored.
NexCare Transpore Tape Features & Benefits
- Good initial and long-term (72 hours) adhesion
- Holds well on damp or dry skin
- Easy, straight, bi-directional tear for quick tailoring
- Gentle to skin - latex-free and hypoallergenic for sensitive skin
- Easy to handle with gloves
- Minimal edge lift during wear
- Breathable to maintain skin integrity
- Sticks well to itself (overtaping)
NexCare Transpore Tape Applications
- To secure dressings to damp or dry skin.
- To tape fragile, at-risk skin.
- For repeated taping.
- When tape width must be customized.
- To anchor tubing and devices.
NexCare All Purpose Mask helps reduce exposure to common household dust, ragweed pollen and yard dust. In medical settings, the NexCare All Purpose Mask helps reduce exposure to blood and body fluids. The NexCare Mask also filters 95% of the mask wearer’s exhaled airborne bacteria to help protect other nearby caregivers or other patients.
NexCare Triple Layer Gauze Pads keeps wounds cool and dry. Each Gauze Pad is individually wrapped to maintain sterility. The triple layer design of this NexCare Gauze Pad allows the lower layer to be placed against the wound and is non-sticking. The middle layer is highly absorbent to wick away exudate. The outer layer keeps out water, dirt, and germs.
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