EVAs and Foams
EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) is one the World’s most commonly used foam products in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Footwear manufacture. Tried and trusted, this truly versatile closed-cell foam is lightweight, shock absorbing and very hard wearing. Aortha EVA retains its shape well, reflects body heat and boasts an impressive life span.
This skin friendly foam is toxic-free, washable, heat mouldable, grindable and can be fine sanded to create an exceptional finish.
EVA allows for great looking, high-performance appliances made to last and endure. EVA has good thermal properties and softer grades are conformable and unlikely to breakdown or bottom out.
EVA is commonly used in orthotics, prosthetics, footwear manufacture and 100s of other applications outside the medical sectors.
Orthotics (all types), splint padding, seating, prosthetic linings, orthopaedic padding, orthopaedic shoes, insole covers, brace padding and many, many more.
EVAs are heat mouldable between 120°C and 180°C depending on density with an average oven time of 2 minutes per mm.