ALTOCAST™ is a synthetic orthopaedic casting tape made of knitted fiberglass
or polyester substrate impregnated with water-activated polyurethane resin.
The fabric is extensible in all directions, which makes it very comfortable in use.
Exposure to any moisture will cause the tape to become rigid. The setting time
is approximately 4 minutes and it takes 20 minutes for full weight bearing.
ALTOCAST™(Splint, General Purpose) is composed of knitted polyester (or fiberglass) fabric impregnated with a water activated polyurethane resin. The setting time is approximately 4 minutes and it takes 20 minutes for full weight bearing
Altocast is a company who make synthetic orthopedic casting tape and splint,
Anti-embolism stockings, are either knee- or thigh-high stockings made from elastane fabric.
These stockings apply pressure on the superficial veins by compressing the legs. In turn, this can reduce or prevent formation of blood clots and leads to an increase in blood flow, ensuring the veins do not expand.