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Guard Industries, Inc.
3333 Washington Blvd. 
St. Louis, MO 63103
 

 Duraflex
• Flexible Inner Socket
• Inner Boot
• AFO
• Check Shoe
• Thumb Spica
• Foot Orthoses

Common Uses

  • Flexible Inner Socket for above or below knee or elbow - see instructions
  • Inner Boot - Soft and flexible liner for AFO with direct control and which provides 360° of contact over the ankle, forefoot and applied to the rigid outer shell. - see instructions
  • Flexible A.F.O.
  • Check Shoes - Diagnostic tool to view interface between patients feet & ankles and the orthopedic footwear to be custom manufactured. -see instructions
  • Thumb Spica - Thumb brace - see instructions
  • Foot Orthotics - Semi Rigid support with slight cushioning
  • Supra Malleolar Orthoses - above ankle joint
  • Cranial/Protective Helmet
  • Wrist/Hand Orthoses
  • Burn Management Protective Devices

Click Here for Printable Detailed Duraflex Brochure

Colors and Thicknesses

  • Semi-transparent                     
    • 3mm = 1/8"
    • 5mm = 3/16"
    • 6mm = 1/4" 
    • 9mm = 3/8"
    • 12mm = 1/2"
    • 15mm = 5/8" 
  • Black
    • 9mm = 3/8"
    • 12mm = 1/2"
    • 15mm = 5/8" 





Characteristics

  • Does not shrink
  • Flexible/Sturdy
  • Will not crack or tear
  • Much easier to don/lacks tacky properties
  • Easily blistered in frame or draped with or without seam
  • Excellent bonding
  • Can be reheated
  • Hygenic/Non-toxic
  • Does not lose memory after cooling
  • Does not yellow over time
  • Does not expand with patients lotions/creams
  • No silicon/latex
  • Materials/Velcro can be sewn to thinner Duraflex

 

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