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UHMWPE Braided Cords

UHMWPE braided cord and suture material sizes start at a diameter of 0.12 mm (103 denier)

High strength ultra high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) cords, tapes, and threads exhibit...

UHMWPE sutures
  • high strength to weight ratio
  • low density (less dense than water)
  • high tensile modulus
  • low elongation
  • low coefficient of friction
  • good flexibility
  • good chemical stability

High strength polyethylene braids are constructed to provide tough properties for demanding applications, such as

UHMWPE braids
  • Actuator cables
  • Tethers
  • Closure devices
  • Anchoring devices

Braids with blue, green, and black colored marker threads are available.

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