Table 3: Comparison of mechanical properties of PVA/BS composite dressings and PET/AC matrices.

PVA/BS PET/AC
composite dressingsmatrices
CDMDCDMD

Maximum tear strength (N)106.779.8103.676
Standard deviation5.322.884.41.62
Maximum tensile strength (N)130.738.1123.936.8
Standard deviation6.710.494.712.44
Flexibility (cm)12.210.98.57.1
Standard deviation0.650.450.160.33