Ahlstrom Sterile Barrier Systems – RELIANCE® TANDEM

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s Sterile Barrier Systems (SBS) for sequential wrapping are designed to protect a wide variety of medical devices for optimum patient safety.

Simply better on every level

Ahlstrom-Munksjö’s sterile barrier systems are a trusted and integral part of hospital CSSD. Focused on helping our customers stay ahead, Ahlstro- Munksjö now offers a complete interleaved portfolio with the introduction of Reliance® Tandem.

Reliance® Tandem utilizes our newest SMS technology, in combination with our existing wetlaid and crepe technologies, to provide the optimal combination for sequential wrapping.

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Reliance® Tandem

Interleaving, the use of two sheets of varying technologies, typically crepe and wetlaid, delivers high performance with sequential wrapping where one sheet is used for inner wrap and the other for outer wrap. This concept is very well-known in the market. Ahlstrom-Munksjö has introduced SMS technology into a new portfolio called Reliance® Tandem, our premium interleaved concept.

Key benefits

  • Critical player in infection prevention
  • Compliant with standard regulations
  • Durable, easy, secure
  • Sequential wrapping creates a tortuous path, guaranteeing an aseptic opening
  • Variety of technologies: wetlaid, crepe and/or SMS offer a good balance between cost and performance

Product Offering

Product Name



Reliance® 714 R310S + R440 Crepe + SMS
Reliance® 734 R335 + R440 Wetlaid + SMS
Reliance® 735 R4335 + R450 Wetlaid + SMS
Reliance® 745 R345 + R450 Wetlaid + SMS
Reliance® 765 R360 + R450 Wetlaid + SMS
Reliance® 844 R440 + R440 SMS + SMS
Reliance® 845 R440 + R450 SMS + SMS
Reliance® 846 R440 + R460 SMS + SMS

Tray Liners, Crepe, Non-woven & SMS available.