Implantable Grade Fibers : Monofilaments

Product Composition Diameter Range (µm) Break Strength Range (KSI) Strength Retention
Glycoprene® 6829 68% G
29% Cap
3% TMC
100-2,000 70-90 1.5-2.5 weeks
Lactoprene® 7415 74% L
15% TMC
11% Cap
100-2,000 50-80 12-16 weeks
Dioxaprene® 100H 100% D 100-2,000 60-90 4-6 weeks
key
  • G = Glycolide
  • L = Lactide
  • D = Dioxanone
  • PEG = Polyethylene Glycol
  • TMC = Trimethylene Carbonate
  • Cap = Caprolactone