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Gecko Tape / Silicon film

Gecko Tape
Gecko Tape

Discipline: Material

Discipline: Material

Gecko Tape is a micro-structured silicon film with around 29,000 pins per cm². The main force for adhesion is based on the “Van-der-Waals forces”. Gecko Tape exhibits a high adhesion without leaving residues, not only on clean but also on moist and slippery surfaces.
Properties:
- high adhesion,
- residue-free delamination,
- washable and reusable.
Specification:
- cytotoxicity of eluates appropriate DIN EN ISO 10993-5,1999-11, biological assessment of medical devices,
- Primary Skin Irritation Test
DIN EN ISO-10993-10.

This product deserves an iF gold award because it appears to be and behave like a regular adhesive but, due to its special, innovative surface characteristics, it can be removed without leaving any residue. The material can not only be used on smooth but also on rough surfaces and even on skin, resulting in a wide range of potential applications, also in the medical field. Simply fantastic.
Materials Look & Feel – selected by Aart van Bezooyen
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Gottlieb Binder

Gottlieb Binder
Holzgerlingen, Germany

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Gottlieb Binder

Gottlieb Binder
Holzgerlingen, Germany

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Christian-Albrechts-University of Dr. Gorb

Christian-Albrechts-University of Dr. Gorb
Kiel, Germany