Surgery exposes the patient as well as the surgeon and staff to numerous blood-borne pathogen risks. Coated nonwovens are used to protect everyone in the operating room from transmission risk. In addition, they are used to provide patient comfort during recovery. Soft and drapable, nonwovens offer breathable comfort during use.
a leading source for extrusion-coated and laminated nonwovens. Our PRO-BARRIER product serves multiple areas in surgery and recovery including surgical drapes and gowns as well as patient warming blankets. Our coextrusion technology enables us to produce coated nonwovens that are soft and drapable, yet pass stringent barrier requirements against fluids and blood-borne pathogens.