Manufactured from high grade stainless steel, Barber needles undergo a rigorous quality control procedure to ensure a high standard of sharpness, rigidity, durability and presentation.

Needles are hand honed for added sharpness to ensure a smooth, less traumatic passage through tissue.

  • In addition to the standard surgeons and post-mortem range, Barber produce a wide range of “special” needles. Needles are offered in regular, spring eye and conventional cutting as well as reverse cutting. Heavier gauge DIN standard can also be supplied.
  • Conventional cutting needles have the cutting edge on the inside of the

needle curvature and hence directed towards the wound. Suture tension is therefore at the top of the triangular part of the needle and tissue tear resistance is weak. Reverse cutting needles have the cutting edge on the outside and the flat surface towards the wound. This may offer better resistance against tissue wear. Reverse cutting needles however do require more force to penetrate the tissue.

 

Eye Types

Eye Types

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Needle Shapes

Needle Shapes

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Point Types

Point Types

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