Implantable Grade Fibers : Microfilaments

Product Composition Diameter Range (µm) Break Strength Range (KSI) Strength Retention
Glycoprene® 8609 86% G
9% TMC
5% L
40-100 90-120 1.5-3 weeks
Max-Prene® 955 95% G
15% L
40-100 90-120 1-2 weeks
Max-Prene® 910 90% G
10% L
40-100 90-120 1.5-2.5 weeks
Lactoprene ® 100M 100% L 40-100 80-110 16-20 weeks
Osteoprene® 8812 88% G
12% TMC
40-100 80-110 16-20 weeks
Dioxaprene® 100H 100% D 40-100 70-100 3-6 weeks
key
  • G = Glycolide
  • L = Lactide
  • D = Dioxanone
  • PEG = Polyethylene Glycol
  • TMC = Trimethylene Carbonate
  • Cap = Caprolactone