Steril Medipac’s Aluminium Foil based laminates for packaging of sutures are multilayer structures combining layers of Polyester film, Paper, Aluminium foil and Easy Peel film. The laminate shows high barrier against moisture and air. Upon heat sealing the laminate shows high peel strength of more than 7.5N to keep the sutures secure from outside atmospheric conditions. The top and bottom web are provided as separate rolls to be used for online packaging of sutures. Multicolour printing with branding and technical specifications can be done on Polyester or Paper as per design given by the customer.
Laminates can be manufactured in variety of custom sizes. Custom structures can also be developed for specific customer requirements. For development of new product packaging, Bio Compatibility tests can also be carried out with the packaging material upon customer request.
High moisture and air barrier
High Peel Strength
Customised multicolor printing is possible
Customised sizes are possible
Suitable for sterilization by irradiation
Ans : Aluminum foil provides a high barrier to light, oxygen, moisture and bacteria. For this reason, foil is used extensively to make suture packaging.
Ans : Yes, a tear notch can be provided to tear open the pouch. Tearable pouches are sometimes preferred compared to peelable pouches due to lower risk of compromise in seal integrity.
Ans: The suture packaging can be subjected to accelerated aging tests for ascertaining safe shelf life.