Polypropylene

Polypropylene is a thermoplastic material used in sheet form for vacuum heat molding orthotic shells or milling the shell from blocks of polypropylene

Sheets for orthotics from 2mm to 6 mm thick – most labs default to 3mm unless specify otherwise

High stiffness
Maintains shape
Fatigue resistant

Can be heat gun adjusted at point-of-care

Other Foot Orthotic Shell Materials:

Carbon Fibre CompositesEthylene-vinyl acetate (EVA)EvazotePlastazotePolypropylene
RohadurPolyethylenePolyoxymethyleneSubortholeneThermoplastic Elastomers (TPE)
Additive

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Page last updated: Aug 4, 2022 @ 7:47 am

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