Silverlon® Advantage

Pure Metallic Surface.  Safe. Strong. Simple.

Silverlon® Dressings Have a Permanently Plated Metallic Surface

Through a proprietary process, each nylon strand is autocatalytically plated with 1 micros of 99.9% pure metallic silver.

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Silverlon® Silver Dressings

  • Sustainable – every Silverlon® dressing can be used for up to 7 days
  • No increase in bioburden
  • No staining

Other "Silver" Dressings

Silver Impregnated Dressings
  • May have as little as 1/50th as much silver as Silverlon®
  • Silver layer is not in patient contact
  • Typically backed by in vitro data only
Silver Nanocrystal Dressings
  • Typically 1/5th the silver of Silverlon®
  • Staining and stinging can occur
  • Increased bioburden

Silverlon® dressings contain more metallic silver than any other dressing.

Silver Content Chart

Silverlon® delivers enough silver ions within the dressing to show antimicrobial effectiveness within 120 minutes, MRSA eradication in 4 hours and for up to 7 days.


One technology - multiple applications.

Silverlon® dressings are available in multiple shapes and sizes for covering many types of wounds.   

See our complete line of Silverlon® dressings which includes surgical, fenestrated, catheterburn, advanced wound care, and calcium alginate dressings.