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PREFERRED THERMOPLASTIC WHITE

Sheets sold individually

Our most versatile splinting material can be used by novice or experienced splinters alike

Resistance to Stretch:

Minimum to moderate resistance to stretch,  Tolerates minimum to moderate handling during splint moulding

Handle on a horizontal plane and form splint in a gravity-assisted position,  Gentle, smooth motions yield superior results

Drape:

Moderate drape with only light to moderate pressure,  Contours are quick to form

Memory:

Minimum to moderate memory,  Splints can be modified a few times with out thinning,  Requires less handling and maintains contours while cooling

Rigidity:

Moulded splints have a moderate rigidity,  A circumferential splint is flexible enough for easy donning and doffing, yet strong enough for immobilisation

Bonding:

The unique powder coating gives a tacky feel that helps hold the material in place, without the material pulling or falling away

A wet bond will hold firmly but can be pulled apart once cooled,  Dry heating two surfaces will form a strong bond

For a permanent bond, use solvent minimally and dry heat prior to bonding

Surface Finish:

Moderate resistance to fingerprints and resists showing stains,  Smooth, self-sealing cut edges remain sealed even after reheating

Applications:

3.2mm Preferred® can be used for almost any splinting application. Use for dynamic and static splinting; for adult and paediatric positioning; and for post-burn and post-surgical care

2.4mm Preferred® is thin and lightweight, yet strong and can be used for forearm and hand- based splints. Ideal for arthritis splints, post- operative splints, and for paediatric splints when children are able to cooperate

Working time (3.2mm):

Allows three to five minutes to form and harden after softening in 71° C water

Latex Free

RESISTANCE TO STRETCH:

DRAPE:

MEMORY:

RIGIDITY:

BONDING:

Sheets sold individually

Our most versatile splinting material can be used by novice or experienced splinters alike

Resistance to Stretch:

Minimum to moderate resistance to stretch,  Tolerates minimum to moderate handling during splint moulding

Handle on a horizontal plane and form splint in a gravity-assisted position,  Gentle, smooth motions yield superior results

Drape:

Moderate drape with only light to moderate pressure,  Contours are quick to form

Memory:

Minimum to moderate memory,  Splints can be modified a few times with out thinning,  Requires less handling and maintains contours while cooling

Rigidity:

Moulded splints have a moderate rigidity,  A circumferential splint is flexible enough for easy donning and doffing, yet strong enough for immobilisation

Bonding:

The unique powder coating gives a tacky feel that helps hold the material in place, without the material pulling or falling away

A wet bond will hold firmly but can be pulled apart once cooled,  Dry heating two surfaces will form a strong bond

For a permanent bond, use solvent minimally and dry heat prior to bonding

Surface Finish:

Moderate resistance to fingerprints and resists showing stains,  Smooth, self-sealing cut edges remain sealed even after reheating

Applications:

3.2mm Preferred® can be used for almost any splinting application. Use for dynamic and static splinting; for adult and paediatric positioning; and for post-burn and post-surgical care

2.4mm Preferred® is thin and lightweight, yet strong and can be used for forearm and hand- based splints. Ideal for arthritis splints, post- operative splints, and for paediatric splints when children are able to cooperate

Working time (3.2mm):

Allows three to five minutes to form and harden after softening in 71° C water

Latex Free

RESISTANCE TO STRETCH:

DRAPE:

MEMORY:

RIGIDITY:

BONDING:

Who are we?

We are a New Zealand owned and managed business, based in Kumeu Auckland, close to the beautiful Muri-wai beach pictured on the front cover of our 2016 catalogue. We supply Nationally a complete range of products to Healthcare Professionals. We specialise in Allied Healthcare products for Physiotherapy, Hand Therapy and Podiatry. We are a small team who pride ourselves on our ability to provide a high level of personalised service.

Our Commitment

Our experienced Customer Support and Sales Teams are committed to providing excellent service, which is second to none. We pride ourselves on providing quality products at the right price.

100% Guarantee

If you are not happy with any product purchased we will refund it. If you have ordered a product that doesn't fit a client we will swap it. If we have made a mistake we will fix it.

Punctual Delivery

Consistently delivering products on time with the minimum hassle is our principle objective.

Superior Service

We commit our attention to the smallest details to ensure your needs are met from beginning to end, nothing is ever too difficult.

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