RxFibrene is a thermoplastic which means it is a thermally or melt extruded fiber in which the fiber forming process is passing the molten polymer through a spinneret.  The spinneret forms the shape of fiber.  The yarn can be further processed (woven, braided or knitted) into a structure for a medical device.

Properties include:
  • Inert
  • Biocompatible
  • Lightweight
  • Extremely low moisture regain
  • High elasticity
  • Chemical resistant
  • Low wear resistant
Medical Device Applications:
  • Hernia repair
  • Filtration media
  • Sutures
  • Wide range of deniers
  • Wide range of elongation
  • Variety of spin finishes can be applied
  • Each run is custom to meet the desired specifications