Patent Number: 6,169,224

Title: Carrier delivered dressing and method of manufacture

Abstract: A carrier delivered dressing is disclosed which has a conformable backing with a pressure sensitive adhesive coated on a bottom face and a low adhesion coating on a top face. The backing is supported during shipping and handling by a liner attached to the adhesive and a removable heat sealed carrier attached to the top face of the backing. The method according to the present invention discloses the steps of forming and optionally removing windows in a carrier material and nonpermanently heat sealing the carrier to the backing to form the dressings of the present invention.

Inventors: Heinecke; Steven B. (New Richmond, WI), Peterson; Donald G. (Shoreview, MN)

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company

International Classification: A61F 13/02 (20060101); A61F 013/00 (); A61F 013/02 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018