Silflex - Soft Silicone Wound Contact Layer

Silflex - Soft Silicone Wound Contact Layer

Product Description

Silflex is a wound contact, non-adherent dressing made from polyester mesh coated with an atraumatic, hydrophobic soft silicone, making it useful for patients with very thin, friable tissue. 

Silflex is designed to gently adhere to the skin surrounding a wound and not to the wound bed to reduce the pain and trauma associated with dressing change. With 2mm pore holes Silflex allows the passage of exudate through the dressing. 

Due to it's gentle application and removal, Silflex is an ideal solution for treating and preventing skin tears.

Instructions for Use

  • Ensure the wound has been cleaned
  • Gently dry the surrounding skin
  • Remove from packaging
  • Remove the clear liners on each side of the dressing
  • Place directly over the wound
  • Silflex can be cut to size, ensuring that sharp scissors are used
  • Cover with a secondary dressing of choice which may be an absorbent pad or film dressing
  • Store at room temperature, out of direct sunlight and keep dry

Frequency of change

Silflex may be kept in place for up to 14 days depending on wound condition


• Skin tears
• Skin abrasions
• Surgical wounds
• Lacerations
• Leg and pressure ulcers
• Topical negative pressure (primary dressing)

Do not use if allergic to silicone

Ordering Information

SizeStock code Pack SizeNHS CodePIP Code
5cm x 7cmCR3922 10EKH028338-4385
8cm x 10cmCR3923 10EKH029338-4393
12cm x 15cmCR3924 10EKH030338-4401
20cm x 30cmCR3925 10EKH032338-4419
35cm x 60cmCR4006 5EKH096348-2205
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Suitable for the following wound types:

Available sizes

Silfix Technology

Silflex has unique Silfix Technology designed to minimise trauma associated with dressing change.

Silfix Techonology ensures that Silflex gently adheres to the skin surrounding a wound, and not to the wound bed itself, to minimise the pain and trauma associated with dressing application and removal.

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