Orficast

Orficast Thermoplastic Tape is a unique textile-like thermoformable taping material. It offers extreme comfort for your patients and is very easy to use. This knitted hybrid fabric is ideal for all applications of finger and/or thumb orthoses and supportive bandage wraps.

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Thumb CMC immobilization orthosis from Orficast Blue

Characteristics

  • Thermoplastic knitted textile on a roll.
  • Excellent elasticity in two directions.
  • Excellent memory (lengthwise).
  • Thin and breathable fabric.
  • Easy to cut.
  • Self-adhesive capacity, especially when dry heated.

How it works and looks

  • Tape roll allows to use circumferential wrapping and moulding technique. Time saving. No need to make pattern.
  • Perfect size (width)s for small and larger orthoses. Can accomodate different sized fingers and different orthotic designs.
  • Allows precise modelling conform the patient anatomy, for example the webspace.
  • Orthoses can be remoulded when corrections are needed. Avoids waste of material.
  • Soft touch feeling and smooth edges. Lightweight. Allows ventilation. Prevents maceration of the skin. Excellent patient comfort and compliance.
  • Allows to easily cut small pieces to use as reinforcement of the orthoses when desired.
  • Overlapping seams are not perceptible on the inside. Application of multiple layers raises rigidity and stability of the orthoses.

Recommended applications

  • Perfect to use in case of traumatic and orthopaedic conditions which require quick and easy immobilization orthoses.
  • Recommended also as first aid product in casting rooms and operating theatres. All types of immobilization finger orthoses, and hand based wrist and thumb orthoses.
  • Precise modelling and snug fit prevent pressure points.
  • Allows to fabricate static progressive orthoses to regain range of motion.
  • Also recommended to use in case of fragile skin, for example for patients suffering a poly-arthritic condition.
  • Fabrication of larger orthoses will require dry heat for bonding.
Product Information & Education

Visit our Product Information & Education page for instructional videos, upcoming splinting workshops, guides for the fabrication of static and dynamic splints and frequently asked questions.

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