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Black Braided Silk Suture

Black Braided Silk Suture
Black Braided Silk Suture
Product Code : 05
Product Description

ORION is the brand name of silk sutures manufactured by SRI ORION Sutures.

Made of standard grade silk thread, these black sutures are non absorbable and these coated sutures are notable for their twisted pattern.

These silk sutures are suitable for surgical procedures of eyes, skin, gastro intestinal tract and also for ligature purpose. Known for their mild tissue inflammation, these are prohibited for urinary tract and biliary tract surgeries.


  • Made of natural silk thread derived from the larva of silk worm, these coated sutures are provided in U.S.P size of 2 to 6.
  • The coated black color of these sutures conforms to the standards of FDA and this coating is meant for their easy perceptibility purpose during surgery.
  • These sutures are used as ideal tissue supporting medium during cardiovascular surgical procedure for prolonged period.


  • The silicon coating of SUTURA assists in its quick passing via tissues.
  • Known for its secure knot positioning feature, these can be accessed with alloy steel made needle (300 series) which is exceptionally sharp, strong and is of superior quality.
  • The advanced braiding technique adopted to design these sutures has enhanced their physical strength and has improved their quality.


Entire detail of the product range is contained in the catalogue. Sutura® complies with the requirements of the United States Pharmacopoeia for non absorbable surgical suture.

The offered silk sutures are composed of 30% gum and 70% protein based fiber of natural silk. Made by using latest de gumming procedure by eliminating unnecessary gum based content, these sutures have solid structure. The flexibility and strength of their filament remain unaffected for longer period. These are colored with sulphol black having 1 CI 53185 position in color index. Standard grade bee wax is used as their coating material. The manufacturing technique of these sutures is in sync with the United States Pharmacopoeia based specifications.

Indications: These silk sutures can be used for all sorts of surgical procedures.


  • Urinary tract, Biliary tract
  • Known allergies or sensitivities to silk

Needle Length Needle Description Suture Length Suture Size in USP
5-0 (1) 4-0 (1.5) 3-0 (2) 2-0 (3)
12 mm 3/8 Circle Reverse Cutting 76 cm OS 5080

16 mm 3/8 Circle Cutting 76 cm
OS 5001 OS 5002
16 mm 3/8 Circle round bodied 76 cm OS 5081 OS 5082

16 mm 1/2 Circle round bodied 76 cm
OS 5049

20 mm 1/2 Circle round bodied 76 cm
OS 5086 OS 5087
25 mm 1/2 Circle Round Bodied 76 cm

OS 5070
25 mm 1/2 Circle Taper Cutting 76 cm

OS 5670
26 mm 3/8 Circle Reverse Cutting 76 cm

OS 5028 OS 5029