LINX SILK
Black Braided silk

  • Smooth & secure knotting
  • Dyed black with US FDA approved color
  • Attached with unique PRIMIPASS coating needles

LINX SILK
LINX SILK – Black braided silk sutures for the most demanding surgical procedures. Made of quality material, these offer ease of use and application and provided with several special features to give strength and handling properties.
PRODUCT: “LINX SILK” (BLACK BRAIDED SILK SUTURE)
nonabsorbable Surgical Suture U.S.P, Black braided silk sutures
MATERIAL USED: 100% Protein fiber spun by silkworm Bombyx Mori L
COLOUR: Black
COATING: Bees wax- I P/Silicone
STERILIZATION: Ethylene Oxide gas
SHELF LIFE: 5 years
 
RECOMMENDED USAGE
•    Skin closure ( intracutaneous, subcutaneous)
•    General soft tissue approximation and /or ligation
•    Cardiovascular surgeries
•    Orthopedic surgeries
•    Oral surgeries
 
RANGE
•    U.S.P. sizes 6-0 to 2
•    Suture length available with needle: 35cms to 90cms
•    Needle lengths: 12mm to 50mm attached to various needle point profiles
 
ADVANTAGES
•    PRIMIPASS coated needle
•    Good knot security
•    Excellent handling property


Physical Properties:

Metric Size

USP Size

USP Specs.

LinxObere Test Readings

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength (Kgs)*

Diameter (mm)

Standard Knot Pull Tensile Strength

(Kgs)*

1

5/0

0.100 to 0.149

0.50

0.140 to 0.149

0.79 to 0.90

1.5

4/0

0.150 to 0.199

0.75

0.185 to 0.199

0.80 to 1.3

2

3/0

0.200 to 0.249

1.2

0.240 to 0.249

1.4 to 1.8

3

2/0

0.300 to 0.339

1.8

0.330 to 0.338

2.0 to 2.5

3.5

0

0.350 to 0.399

2.7

0.385 to 0.397

2.9 to 3.4

4

1

0.400 to 0.499

3.4

0.480 to 0.495

3.8 to 4.5

5

2

0.500 to 0.599

4.4

0.580 to 0.595

5.3 to 6.0

6

3 & 4

0.600 to 0.699

6.1

0.660 to 0.685

6.3 to 7.2