3M Durapore Tape is used at home as a medical tape and at hospitals as a surgical tape for Wound Care patients. Manufactured by 3M, Durapore is an Adhesive, Silk-like Tape that adheres to dry skin. 3M Durapore Tape provides high strength and high adhesion. This surgical tape is comfortable to the patient and is often used to secure bulky dressings and tubing because of its high strength and adhesion. Durapore Tape also serves well for immobilization taping and has bi-directional tear.