Kettenbach is an internationally oriented family business based in Germany and is one of the leading manufacturers of a medically evaluated sponge material made of pure cotton and regenerated cellulose (Sugi®).
For over 40 years, our customers around the world have relied on the universal applicability and high quality standards of our products. As the years progressed, continuous improvements to the material were made, so that our current product quality ranks among the very best in the world.
Sugi® is being used for the following medical applications: Ophthalmology, ENT, dentistry, neuro surgery, diagnostics, wound care and a wide variety of micro surgery interventions. Considering all of these applications, it is safe to refer to the product as a Versatile Cellulose Sponge Material.
At Kettenbach, consistent high production quality is monitored and ensured by in-house quality control, certification to DIN EN ISO 13485 is a matter of course.
Sugi®, the versatile cellulose sponge material manufactured by the company Kettenbach, is being used for the following medical applications: Ophthalmology, ENT, dentistry, neuro surgery, diagnostics, wound care and a wide variety of micro surgery interventions.
The range of products comprises Sugi® Eyespears, Sugi® Sponge Points (triangular), Sugi® Sponge Strips (rectangular, rhomboidal), Sugi® DARC, Sugi® Eyedrain, Sugi® Rhino Swabs, Sugi® Rhino-Long, Sugi® Endopads, Anti-Fog-Set, Sugi® Rhino Strips/Sheets, Sugi® Instrument Wipe, Sugi®-Plast.
The highly absorbent Sugi® (sponge material) has proven to be very effective in the ﬁeld of ophthalmology. With its tightly bound ﬁbres and ﬁrm consistency in wet condition, Sugi® is ideal for diverse ophthalmic surgical procedures including LASIK. Sugi® absorbs ﬂuids faster and more efﬁciently than comparable materials. The result is a permanently clean and clear operating site.
Sugi Rhino Swabs are ideal for absorbing blood and secretion from the wound area during nasal endoscopic surgery. The sponge material made of pure cotton and regenerated cellulose can absorb up to 20 times its own weight in aqueous solutions in less than 3 seconds. Sugi absorbent swabs can also be used as a vehicle for vasoconstrictory medication. The highly biocompatible swabs and strips have exceptional tear resistance.
The well chosen components make Sugi®-Plast a unique and universal product. Designed according to requirements of modern wound care products, Sugi®-Plast can be applied in the management of vasopuncture as well as in the ﬁeld of secondary healing wounds.
Assistant Head Kettenbach Medical
Phone: +49 2774 705-16