AliCover is a foam material designed for use as a covering for orthoses. The cover is made of AliPlast 4E (see separate entry), a closed-cell polyethylene foam. The AliPlast 4E is laminated to a durable blue knit nylon, and the cover is applied with 3M Spray 90 or another adhesive spray to attach to the splint or support. AliCover is also available with an adhesive backing. DIMENSIONS: AliCover measures 1/16 x 29 x 8 feet ($33, no. 4437) or 1/16 x 29 x 50 feet ($120, no. 4438). AliCover Self-Sti
Alimed Super Constructa Foam is tough, lightweight, flexible but firm mini-cell polyethylene foam material designed for customized positioning, seating, and support systems. This waterproof foam can be used without covering or finishing, or vinyl-dipped if a tough skin is desired. The material withstands repeated compression and abuse and returns to its original shape. It can bear heavy weights for extended time periods. The foam is sold by the slab. DIMENSIONS: 1 x 24 x 48 inches (##4925), 2 x
AliPlast is a cross-linked, closed-cell, heat modable, polyethylene foam material used for a variety of orthotic applications. There are five types of AliPlast that vary in firmness and stiffness. ALIPLAST 4E: For padding and cushioning splints and casts. Tensile strength of 80 to 110; density of 4 pounds per cubic foot; compressive strength at 50 percent compression is 35 to 45. ALIPLAST 6A: Effective for foot orthotics and many types of hand splints. Tensile strength of 110 to 140; density of
AliPlast 2E (Quickstick Padding) is adhesive-backed foam padding designed for use with splints for people with carpal tunnel syndrome or other upper or lower extremity disabilities. This soft, flexible, and waterproof padding is used with splints and strap padding or tool and utensil buildups. It consists of thermoplastic closed-cell foam that is resistant to perspiration, bacteria or odors. The padding can also be used for cushioning hard edges on beds and wheelchairs. For extra strong bondi
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Aids those who need additional cushioned foot support. Sponge and fabric materials make up the support. COMMENTS: The product is designed for those who wish to have a custom fitted and economical option for arch support.
The Brown Leatherette Deluxe Swivel Cushion is a cushion designed for the car to aid individuals who need help getting out of the car and relief from sitting for long periods of time. Raises users seat and view by 1-1/2", and swivels 360 degrees to help users get in and out of the car with ease. Foam padded and lightweight, it also helps prevent hip and back strain caused by long hours of sitting. Use it in the driver or passenger seat. MATERIALS: Removable brown leatherette cover w/elasticized
Checkerboard is foam material made of high density foam cut to a checker board pattern for pressure relief. Sold in sheets.
Constructa Foam is lightweight, rigid, closed-cell polyethylene based foam material designed to be simultaneously firm, supportive, and resilient. Suggested uses are customized positioning, seating, and support systems. The foam is generally covered because its surface is somewhat abrasive to the touch. DENSITY: Medium is 2, Firm is 6, X-Firm is 9, and Super Constructa is 2 pounds per cubic foot. DIMENSIONS: Constructa Foam is available in cylinders (2, 4, or 6-inch diameter x 36 inches) and sla
Ethafoam is a polyethylene foam used in the underlayment of contour in seating. Foam sheets are sold 3 per case. DIMENSIONS: 2 x 24 x 3 feet.
High Density Foam, no. 180, is a firm, open-cell, ester-type polyurethane foam material designed for cushions needing pressure relieving cutouts. DIMENSIONS: 1 x 16 x 18 inches.
Neoprene is a Lycra covered foam material that is waterproof and washable. DIMENSIONS: 1/8 x 44 x 120 inches ($120) or 1/8 x 42 x 45 ($85). COLORS: Silver and Dark Red.
Plastazote Foam Material is splinting material and foam padding designed for use with individuals with arthritis or other upper or lower extremity disabilities. This material is heat-activated by heating in a 285-degree oven, after which it can be formed into soft, lightweight splints, cervical collars, or shoe inserts. The material can also be laminated by placing one piece on top of another and heating. This material is available in sheets or in rolls with self-adhesive backing. DIMENSIONS: T
Polyethelene Foam is foam material designed for use in prosthetic and orthotic applications. Available in soft, firm, and medium densities, this cross linked perforated foam can be thermowelded to polyethylene or to itself or be cemented with plastic polyadhesive cement. DIMENSIONS: 36 x 60 x 1/8 or .25 inches thick. COLOR: White.
Positioner Foam is an open-cell polyurethane ester foam material with a density of 2 pounds per cubic foot designed to be easily cut with a sharp knife to make shapes for x-ray or seating positioning. This fire-retardant material circulates air and absorbs liquids. When used uncovered as a positioner, it resists slipping on the surface. This foam can be upholstered for applications where its ability to absorb liquids is undesirable. DIMENSIONS: 27 x 72 inches with thicknesses of 1 to 6 inches in
PPT Foam Pading is foam material designed to provide cushioning in splints and to cushion hypersensitive areas. Available with or without self-adhesive backing, the open-cell foam has a top layer of washable nylon skin that is smooth and comfortable to the touch. DIMENSIONS: 1/8 x 12 x 60 inches.
The Rolyan Temper Foam, models A488-1 to A488-3, is open-cell foam material designed for use with splints. This durable, soft slow-recovery foam is aided in molding by body heat. Models A488-1 and A4882 are medium density and model A488-3 is soft density. Model A 488-2 is a plain-backed sheet and the other models have self-adhesive backing. DIMENSIONS: The self-adhesive sheets are 3/8 x 16 x 24 inches. The plain-backed sheet is 1 x 16 x 24 inches. COLOR: Models A488-1 and A488-2 are blue and mod
The Rolyan Foam Padding, model A7931, is foam material designed for use with splints. This open-cell foam comes in sheets with self-adhesive backing. DIMENSIONS (TxWxL): 0.5 x 12 x 12 inches. COLOR: White.
Rolyan Kushionflex Padding is firm closed-cell foam material designed for use with splints. This washable foam cuts easily, resists bottoming out, and can be applied to splints prior to immersion in water. Models A455-1 and A455-002 have an adhesive backing and model A455-003 has a non-adhesive backing. DIMENSIONS: Model A455-1 is 1/8 x 17.75 x 24 inches and models A455-002 and A455-003 are 0.5 x 17.75 x 24 inches.
Low Tack Polycushion Padding, models A291-3 & A291-4, is foam material designed for splints that require padding changes. This closed-cell foam is designed to peel off after application without leaving a sticky residue. DIMENSIONS: Model A291-3 is 1/8 x 17.75 x 24 and model A291-4 is 0.25 x 17.75 x 24 inches.
Polycushion Padding, models A2911 & A2912, is foam material designed for padding thermoplastic splints or for general padding designed for use by individuals who are hypersensitive to heat or pressure. The washable, self-adhesive closed-cell foam material can be cut with scissors and can be applied to splints prior to immersion in water. DIMENSIONS: Model A291-1 is 1/8 x 17.75 x 24 inches and model A291-2 is 0.25 x 17.75 x 24 inches.
The Sammons Preston Closed-Cell Carve-It Foam is foam material designed for creating custom supports to reduce pressure, decrease edema, manage contractures, and reduce pain through better positioning. This foamm can be cut with an electric knife to be used to create sidelying wedges, knee separators, arm troughs, pelvic blocks, heel protectors, cervical supports, and more. DIMENSIONS: Available in blocks of 24 x 36 x 2 inches.
Sammons Preston Open-Cell Carve-It Foam is foam material designed for creating custom supports to reduce pressure, decrease edema, manage contractures, and reduce pain through better positioning. This firm-density, fire-retardant foam can be cut with an electric knife and can be used to create sidelying wedges, knee separators, arm troughs, pelvic blocks, heel protectors, cervical supports, and more. DIMENSIONS: Available in blocks of 5 x 16 x 16 inches, 7 x 23 x 23 inches, or 14 x 23 x 23 inche
Polyurethane energy absorbing elastomer. Safe for prolonged skin contact. Sold in sheets but company will manufacture it in variety of shapes and sizes. Standard size: 12 by 12 inches or 24 by 24 inches, thickness available from 1/10 to 1 1/2 inches. Also sold in various insole products and in various sizes.
SunMate Orthopedic Foam is foam material of high density open cell elastomeric foam of 5 pound/cubic foot density, with high impact absorption qualities. This foam contours slowly to give uniform pressure distribution and soft springback and is available in extra soft, soft, medium soft, medium, medium firm, firm, and hard densities. DIMENSIONS: Sold in sheets of 16 x 37 inches, 32 x 37 inches, or 37 x 82 inches in a choice of .25, .5, .75, 1, 2, 3, or 4 inches thick.
---- “DO IT YOURSELF” ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a light weight, easy to carry foam noodle pieces to protect a child with myoclonic jerks from injuring his- or herself during shopping trips. Using a swimming pool noodle; cut the noodle into sections which can cover the metal areas of the shopping cart. These pieces are easy to construct, light weight, and easy to carry while protecting the child from injuring themselves in the shopping cart. MATERIALS: Swimming pool noodle. TOOLS: Cuttin
T-Foam is a foam material designed to eliminate pressure points and absorb shock and vibration. This material is used to make flotations pads, mattresses, cushions, and padding (see separate entries). T-Foam flows to give fluid-like fit and support under body presure and heat so that pressure is evenly distributed. This material becomes firmer when subject to sudden impact and absorbs up to 90 percent of sudden impacts and vibration. When released after conforming to an impression, T-Foam return
Temper Foam Sheets are foam material designed for a variety of othotic, prosthetic, and rehabilitative applications. This lightweight foam flows under pressure to a fluid-like support that distributes weight evenly to reduce pressure points.It also softens under pressure, temperature increase, and/or humidity and transfers moisture away from the body. Highly resilient, the foam slowly returns to its original form after compression, thus reducing back pressure. The foam available in soft, medium,
Varilite Cheat Sheets are sheets of foam material designed for customized wheelchair seating for use by individuals with balance disabilities, lower extremity disabilities, mobility disabilities, and spinal cord injury. The Sheets are made of closed-cell foam with adhesive backing, and can be used for for building contours, changing pressure loading patterns, and improving the overall fit and function of a seating system. Sheets bond instantly and may be cut to exact size using only scissors or
Velfoam is foam strap padding that can be used as a splint or strap liner, protective padding, or cushioning media. Velfoam is breathable, hypo- allergenic, odor-free, and backed with knitted loop fabric. Velfoam attaches with Velcro hook tape or Velcoin hook self-stick fastener. This padding is washable and sterilizable. DIMENSIONS: 6 inches wide; sold in 5- yard box. COLOR: White.