Learn More About Our Suture, Fiber and Resin Capabilities
Ingenious Suture with Outstanding Properties
High-Strength, Easy-To-Handle Suture
More Color, Size, and Pattern Choices, More Possibilities
|Size||1||2||3 & 4||5|
|Average Round Diameter (mils)||19.00 – 25.00||22.00 – 28.00||27.00 – 33.00||30.00 – 36.00|
|Average Flat Width (mm)||0.90 – 1.35||1.10 – 1.50||1.35 – 1.70||1.50 – 2.00|
|Average Round Knot Pull (lbs)||19.70||22.04||28.80||34.81|
|Average Flat Knot Pull (lbs)||20.60||25.10||31.86||38.17|
Color and Composition
|Blue (Sizes 3, 4, 5 only)||Blue-dyed UHMWPE|
|White/Blue||Cobraid of undyed and blue UHMWPE|
|White/Green||Cobraid of undyed UHMWPE and green polyester (PET)|
|White/Black||Cobraid of undyed UHMWPE and black nylon 6,6|
|White/Blue||Cobraid of undyed UHMWPE and blue polypropylene (PP)|
Note: Development times for multi-colored suture may vary. Evaluated upon request.
|Spools (250 yards)||Non-sterile only|
|Cut Length (Heat Stiffened, Tipped)||Sterile or Non-sterile|
|Needled||Sterile or Non-sterile|
|Private Labeled||Sterile only|
*Testing conducted on size 3 & 4, and 5 Force Fiber Fusion® Suture against comparable product in sterilized form. These tests may not be indicative of clinical performance. Data on file.
**Force Fiber Fusion® Suture’s round segments meets USP requirements for strength and needle attachment, but exceed USP for diameter. Flat segment differs from USP requirements.
***According to a survey conducted of subject matter experts which compared and ranked size 3 & 4, and 5 Force Fiber Fusion® Suture against a comparable product, FiberTape® size 2.
Teleflex Medical OEM is your single source solution for custom sutures, braids, and fibers. Our extensive, vertically-integrated capabilities include concept development, engineering, regulatory affairs, material selection and formulation, prototyping, testing and validation, manufacturing, finishing operations, and more.
One facility…one client-centric team…everything in place to go from concept to market-ready solution to full-scale production. Get your product to market fast. Reduce technical risk. This is suture and performance fiber development reimagined. Now available: Virtual, device development services. No travel required! We adapted our IDEA Medtec® Process for online, collaboration tools, including video conferencing. You work securely and remotely with our expert team.
As a trusted co-development partner, Teleflex Medical OEM supports industry leaders in the design and development of medical devices with the unparalleled expertise that improves speed, flexibility, and value.
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