Life Sciences – Medical Foam

Wound Care Foam

Medical Foam Technology Customized to Your Wound Dressing Requirements

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Application Solutions
Wicking solutions
Venting solutions

High Performance Foams for Improved Patient Healing & Comfort

Porex is one of the largest global medical foam manufacturers, producing our own prepolymers which serve as the base materials for our scar healing and reduction materials. Using our material science expertise, our team of engineers can support your scar management needs using foams that combine the tensile strength of pressure therapy with the ideal moisture and oxygen levels for healing.


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Redefining the Capabilities of foam with Open-Cell Technology

Our advanced, semi-occlusive wound care foam matrix protects wounds while allowing them to breath, all while promoting moisture therapy.


POREX® Antimicrobial Foam
PROPERTY Antimicrobial Foam 4.5 mm, P/N 65P-AG
Tensile Break Force 1.02 kg (2.25 lbs)
Elongation at Break 225%
Cell Count
(Top Surface)
170PPI Units
Free Swell Absorptive Capacity 79.5 g/100cm2
Complete testing data and information is available upon request

Product # MS 50PW
3 mm
P/N 921027
MS 30W
3 mm
P/N 903210
Tensile Break Force 1.07 kg
(2.36 lbs)
0.80 kg
(1.76 lbs)
Elongation at Break 182% 320%
Cell Count
(Top Surface)
120 PPI units 100 PPI units
Free Swell Absorptive Capacity 47.5
g/100 cm2
g/100 cm2
Complete testing data and information is available upon request


Antimicrobial Foam

Healthcare Associated Infections

Porex’s nanosilver-incorporated hydrophilic polyurethane foam has the broad antimicrobial properties to help manage healthcare-associated infections.

  • 99.99% Antimicrobial efficacy
  • Uniform distribution of active ingredients combine with a sustained release for fast, consistent performance
  • Higher efficacy of more than 7 days for Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria and fungal species
  • Provides antimicrobial activity without leaching at the sample’s surface as measured by the Kirby Bauer Zone of Inhibition test method
  • Permits a variety of custom antimicrobial formulations to meet your needs
  • Polyurethane foams
  • Customizable shapes, thicknesses, softness, & absorbencies
Antimicrobial Foam

Acute & Cronic Wounds

Porex’s advanced wound care MEDISPONGE® foams provide a host of advantages for patient healing and comfort. The semi-occlusive foam matrix protects wounds and allows them to breathe, all while promoting moisture therapy. Our diverse line of foams features wide-ranging physical properties and options for enhancement with additives, adhesives and coatings.

  • Strong wound exudate management
  • Absorbs up to 18x product weight
  • Poured to thickness with a soft skin surface
  • Higher elongation for enhanced adaption to body contour
  • Polyurethane foams
  • Customizable shapes, thicknesses, softness, & absorbencies

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