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Company profile

Pioneer in medical textiles

Company profile

KARL OTTO BRAUN was founded in Germany in 1903 and has developed and produced medical textiles for more than 110 years. The KOB portfolio comprises bandages and woven carrier fabrics, all of which are developed in Germany. Due to superior product quality, KOB is the global market leader for elasticated specialist textiles many years.

KOB has served the Japanese market since the 1980s, building up close and successful relationships with Japanese customers. In 2017, KOB Japan KK is opening its doors to get even closer to the market, providing customers with the best possible service. Please contact us directly to find out more.

Expertise

A Comprehensive Range of Innovative Medical Textiles

KOB develops and produces bandages and fabrics for a wide range of therapeutic purposes in the scope of wound care, phlebology & lymphology, sports medicine & orthopedics as well as transdermal carriers for the pharmaceutical industry.

A special team of innovation and development managers at KOB is dedicated to and responsible for the invention of tailor-made products and solutions, intended to serve the specific needs of both patients and users.

Our production comprises the entire woven textile process chain including spinning, warp-beaming, weaving, finishing and packaging according to the highest international standards as well as to our customers´ requirements.

Due to our German and Indian production facility as well as our global procurement of first class raw materials, KOB is able to cover large volumes in constantly high quality.

As an original equipment manufacturer and development partner, we offer our customers competitive products with high market potential, all from one source.

Range of products

Our core competence focuses on the development and production of high quality elastic medical bandages and fabrics.

Phlebology & Lymphology

Compression

Our compression bandages and layer systems provide compression as needed for both phlebological and lymphological treatment.

Product Lines
  • Short stretch bandages
  • Long stretch bandages
  • Zinc paste bandages
  • Layer systems

Sports Medicine and Orthopedics

Support

Our portfolio of bandages and tapes for sports medicine and orthopedics covers almost all fields of applications in preventative and rehabilitative support therapy.

Product Lines
  • Elastic adhesive bandages
  • Cohesive and non-cohesive support bandages
  • Cooling and compressing sports bandage

Wound Care

Fabrics & Fixation

Our wound care product range comprises a wide variety of fabrics for diverse treatment options as well as bandages for the fixation of wound pad material, dressings, cannulas, catheters or splints.


Product Lines
  • Fabrics for first aid dressings
  • Fabrics for wound and ointment dressings
  • Cohesive, non-cohesive and tubular fixation bandages

Transdermal Carriers

Fabrics for Transdermal Drug Delivery Systems

For this innovative way of administering drugs, KOB offers high performing semi-finished mono- or bi-elastic woven textiles, customized solutions, accomplishing excellent results.


Product Lines
  • Fabrics for the processing of topical transdermal patches
  • Fabrics for the processing of systemic transdermal patches

Products

374

Permanent elastic fixation and support bandage

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 88,5% viscose, 8% polyamide, 3,5% elastane

Extensibility:

Approx. 180%

Colouring

White

Confolastic® V 564

Elastic fixation bandage in DIN 61634 quality

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 71% viscose, 29% polyamide

Extensibility:

Approx. ≥ 130%

Colouring

White

Rinkilastic® 184

Cohesive, elastic fixation bandage

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 40% cotton, 31% viscose, 29% polyamide

Extensibility:

Approx. ≥ 80%

Colouring

White, blue, red

Medirip® M 199

Cohesive support and relief

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 99% cotton, 1% elastane

Extensibility:

Approx. 100%

Colouring

Flesh-coloured, white

Nowopress® soft 755

Elastic, cohesive, non‐woven bandage with soft surface

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 85% polypropylene, 15% elastane

Extensibility:

Approx. 150%

Coating:

Latex free synthetic polymer

Colouring

Pink, red, white, light green, light blue, purple black and flesh coloured

752 Sporty Cool Blue

Cohesive, non‐woven bandage with cooling fluid

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 84% polypropylene, 16% elastane, Cooling fluid

Extensibility:

Approx. 150%

Colouring

Blue

136

Cohesive, permanent elastic support bandage

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 93% cotton, 5% polyamide, 2% elastane

Extensibility:

Approx. 90%

Coating:

Latex free synthetic polymer

Colouring

White, red, blue

Roselastic 530

Strong, elastic short‐stretch compression bandage

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Technical Data

Material composition:

Approx. 100% cotton

Extensibility:

Approx. ≥ 90%

Colouring

Flesh-coloured

2-Component System (754 Padding bandage / 752 LF Nowopress®)

2-Component-System

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Technical Data

Material composition:

754 padding bandage: Approx. 92% polyester, 8% elastane

752 Nowopress®: Approx. 84% polypropylene, 16% elastane

Extensibility:

754 padding bandage: Approx. 60%

752 Nowopress®: Approx. 160%

Coating inner / outer Layer:

Latex-free synthetic polymer)

Colouring

White (inner layer), flesh-coloured (outer layer)

Stockinette 930

Elastic tubular bandage

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Technical Data

Material composition:

100% cotton

Extensibility:

Approx. ≥ 300% crosswise

Colouring

White