UHMWPE

POWERFIBER® & CP-FIBER ­­­

Ultra-high Molecular Weight Braided Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Non-Absorbable Suture

­­­DESCRIPTION

POWERFIBER® & CP-FIBER are a non-absorbable synthetic surgical suture composed of an ultra-high molecular weight braided polyethylene fiber that provides strength superior to most other suture materials.  Both can be custom-configured to fit your unique application process.

CHARACTERISTICS

Ultra-high molecular weight, white braided polyethylene (UHMWPE) material with a polyester core.  Also available with a colored tracer for increased visibility.

•  Strong, durable, pliable.

•  Exceptional strength for knot tying.

•  15 times stronger than steel on a weighted basis.

•  Unique braiding with a colored tracer for increased visibility.

•  Polyester core designed to enhance knot security.

COLOR

PowerFiber® – All white or white with a green polyethylene tracer

CP-Fiber – All white or white with a blue or black tracer

PACKAGING

PowerFiber® is available in various USP sizes. PowerFiber® is supplied on spools (non-sterile only), and pre-cut lengths, needled or non-needled, sterile or non-sterile.

CP-Fiber  is available in various USP sizes. CP-Fiber is supplied in sterile or non-sterile pre-cut lengths or ligating reels; both non-needled and affixed to various needle types; including removable needles in one-, two-, or three- dozen boxes and ligating reels.