Orthopedic

MEPFIL-UPE

Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene

Mepfil-UPE

Non-absorbable strong multifilament

  • Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
  • Outstanding tensile strength

Orthopedic suture

  • Proper to orthopedic procedures : shoulder & ankle ligament fixation, bone fixation etc.
  • Flexible, durable, smooth
  • Available color :
    • Green, Blue, Violet, White
    • Stripe as White/Green, White/Blue, White/Violet)
  • Available supply type :
    • Spool : 500m (USP 2~2-0), 250m (USP 3&4), 200m (USP 7~5)
    • Precut in 100cm (length can be customized)

Linear Tensile Strength kgf

EP knot Strength kgf

Packing
unit m/spool
Size Diameters mm EP method N
Minimum average value
Average value Individual value
USP EP Gauge No. Minimum Maximum Minimum Maximum
500 2-0 3 0.300 0.349 0.275 0.375 1.44
500 0 3.5 0.350 0.399 0.325 0.450 2.16
500 1 4 0.400 0.499 0.375 0.550 2.72
500 2 5 0.500 0.599 0.450 0.650 3.52
250 3&4 6 0.600 0.699 0.550 0.750 4.88
200 5 7 0.700 0.799 0.650 0.850 6.16
200 6 8 0.800 0.899 0.750 0.950 7.29
200 7 9 0.900 0.999 0.850 1.050 9.04

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