Silkam is a non-absorbable, braided and coated suture, made of natural silk filaments. Silkam is basically indicated for applications where it is surgical practice to employ non-absorbable suture material.
Silkam is available in black or white.
Silkam is used for general surgery, skin closure, oral surgery, ophthalmic surgery and ligatures.
Sizes range from USP 7.0 to USP 5.

Accessories & PartsSuture

Application AreaGeneral Surgery, Ligatures, Ophthalmic Surgery, Oral Surgery, Skin Closure

Constituent MaterialNatural Silk

Enhanced TDS

Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Constituent Material
Product Overview


Chemical composition

Natural silk filaments


Refined paraffin wax

Origin Natural

USP 7/0 (0.5 metric) to USP 5 (7 metric)

Type of absorption Non-absorbable


Features & Benefits

Applications & Uses

Packaging & Availability

Regional Availability
  • North America
Product Availability

Silkam® is available in black or white.