NYLON

NYLON is a monofilament suture extruded from polyamide 6-6.6 (by pressing and stretching it through dies while in a malleable state).

TYPES OF PACKAGING:
• needle-thread-combinations
• in precut lengths

THREAD DIAMETER:
USP 7-0 to 2 (0.5-5 metric)

COLOUR:
white (no dye), black

CHEMICAL NAME:
polyamide 6-6.6

The high tear resistance of NYLON, even at the smallest thread diameter, makes it particularly suitable for very fine suturing in microsurgery. Polyamides can bind up to 10% water.

The material is coloured with a physiologically harmless dye.

Properties:

  • above-average softness and suppleness
  • superior handling and knotting properties
  • no capillarity
  • excellent tissue passage
Some combinations of this product portfolio manufactured by:
Healthium Medtech Private Limited
(Formerly Sutures India Pvt. Ltd.)
No. 472/D, 13th Cross, 4th Phase
Peenya Industrial Area, Bangalore 560 058, India
Email: sales@suturesindia.com
Mfg. Lic. No.: KTK/28/283/96

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