Silkam® is a non-absorbable, braided suture made of natural silk filaments. It is coated with refined paraffin wax. Silkam® is primarily indicated for applications where the surgical practice requires the use of non-absorbable suture material. The suture is available in black or white color options.

Accessories & Parts: Suture

Application Area: General Surgery, Ligatures, Ophthalmic Surgery, Oral Surgery, Skin Closure

Constituent Material: Natural Silk

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Identification & Functionality

Accessories & Parts
Constituent Material
Product Overview
Structure Braided
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.