ES (=with cut edges folded in) gauze swabs are made of absorbent cotton gauze according to DIN 61630-VM-17, 17 threads/cm². They are a classic type of gauze dressing with a wide range of uses and are indispensable in wound management.
- ES gauze swabs are highly absorbent, soft, conformable and permeable to air.
- As the edges are folded in they do not fray when swabs are unfolded to make larger sizes.
- The swabs are available in a wide variety of sizes and packs for economical use.
- They are also available with interwoven Telatrast X-ray detectable thread under the brand name of "Telacomp ".
For general wound treatment, especially in primary treatment of dirty, infected or highly exudative wounds, as swabs and sponges in minor surgery on the ward and in the outpatient department.