Material: Polyester (PET)
Coating: Light PTFE (polytetrafluoroethylene) coating reduces “dead space” in the braid and lowers the risk of wicking and tissue reactivity.
Characteristics: Polydek® exhibits easy handling, outstanding tensile strength, lubricity, and a reduced risk of wicking and tissue reactivity.
Indications: Polydek® surgical suture is indicated for use in general soft tissue approximation and/or ligation, including use in cardiovascular, ophthalmic, orthopedic, and neurological procedures.
Construction: Braided (Size 8-0 suture is twisted.)
Sterilization: Ethylene Oxide (EtO)
Polyester Suture Variations
Custom Configurations are Available
Polydek® can be customized to meet the requirements of your unique application, or incorporated into an anchor or driver of your design. Teleflex Medical OEM is a single-source, product development partner that can assemble, package, sterilize, and private label the final product.
Polydek® Suture and Needle Combinations
Teleflex Medical OEM can help you determine a configuration suited for a particular surgical application. Then we will manufacture, sterilize, package, and private label your product with attention to quality every step of the way. More »
USP Requirements for Non-absorbable Surgical Suture
|Suture Size||USP Diameter
|USP Knot Pull
Please note: Specifications in the chart are the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) requirements. Polydek® suture meets all the requirements established by the USP for non-absorbable surgical sutures. Knot pull values are for sterile suture.