Rolyan Aquaplast Thermoplastic Splinting Material

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  • Features balance of conformability and resistance to stretch
  • Non-coated surface bonds instantly without preparation
  • 100% memory allows material to be reshaped and reheated
  • Transparent when soft helps splint positioning
  • Non-toxic, latex-free, and radiolucent
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Key Material Benefits

The Aquaplast family is the only Rolyan splinting family that has 100 percent memory. It also is the only family that turns transparent or translucent when heated. These two unique characteristics help the clinician form the perfect-fitting splint with the ability to revise the material when needed.

Aquaplast, unlike Aquaplast-T, has no protective coating and will bond to itself instantly without surface preparation.



Handling

Resistance to Stretch: Moderate

Controlled stretch and the ability to handle with moderate pressure. It will not stretch out of shape when removed from a splint bath.

Conformability: Moderate/Maximum

Conforms to surface contours and detail when minimum force is applied. Moderate degree of drape.

Memory: 100 Percent

When reheated, the material “remembers” its original shape and returns to it. Allows for repeated reheating and reshaping for splint revisions.

Bonding: Uncoated

Bonds permanently by pinching together heated surfaces.



Physical

Color: Beige

Thickness: Assorted

Available in the following sheet thicknesses: 1/8" (3.2 mm), 1/16" (1.6 mm) and 3/32" (2.4 mm).

Perforations : Assorted

Available in 13 percent, 19 percent or solid material.

Appearance: Translucent when heated

Indicates material is soft and ready to form



Hardened Splint

Rigidity: Moderate/Maximum (59.2 kpsi*)

Retains shape without reinforcement.

Surface: Smooth

No unwanted fingerprints and markings.


*Refers to Young’s Modulus testing value


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Brand Rolyan
Performance Preferred Yes
  • Features balance of conformability and resistance to stretch
  • Non-coated surface bonds instantly without preparation
  • 100% memory allows material to be reshaped and reheated
  • Transparent when soft helps splint positioning
  • Non-toxic, latex-free, and radiolucent
More Info

Rolyan Aquaplast Thermoplastic Splinting Material

Overview

Aquaplast™ the original formulation of the Aquaplast family, features the same material characteristics as Aquaplast-T™, but with no protective coating.  As part of the Aquaplast family, it features a balance of conformability with a moderate resistance to stretch, giving clinicians more control over how much the material stretches during splint fabrication. With 100% memory, the material “remembers” its original shape when reheated and returns to it, allowing for repeated reheating and reshaping for splint revisions.  It is also the only material family that becomes transparent when heated, helping the clinician identify landmarks for positioning and pressure points to provide maximum comfort for the patient.

Rolyan Spectrum of Splinting Material

Rolyan provides therapists and clinicians the largest spectrum of hand therapy products and care. Rolyan empowers every therapist with the passion to mold and shape their patients’ recovery.

Heating Instructions

The recommended method for heating splinting materials is with hot water in a splint bath.
Only use a heat gun for spot-heating and adjustments.

Material
Thickness

1/8" (3.2 mm)

1/16" (1.6 mm)

3/32” (2.4 mm)

Approximate
Heating Time

1 to 2 min

35 sec

1 min

Water Temperature:
Fahrenheit | Celsius

160° to 170° | 70° to 75°

160° to 170° | 70° to 75°

160° to 170° | 70° to 75°

Working
Time

4 to 6 min

1 to 2 min

2 to 3 min

Note: Overheating splinting materials increases the draping/stretching characteristics; allow material to cool slightly before handling to avoid excess stretching.

Indications

Splinting materials are intended to be used for fabrication of custom-molded rigid splints, orthoses, and adaptive equipment.

Best uses include:

  • Thumb spica splints
  • Finger splints
  • Hand splints
  • Wrist splints
  • Elbow splints
  • Dynamic splints
  • Foot drop splints
  • Splints for spasticity
  • Carpal tunnel splints
  • Pediatric splints
  • Splints for arthritis
  • Splints for burns
  • Back supports
  • Knee splints for immobilization
  • Shoulder splints
  • Foot orthotics
  • Ankle stirrup splints
  • Adaptive equipment
  • Static progressive and serial static splints

Care & Cleaning

Store at temperatures between 40° and 90°F (4° and 32°C) and less than 65 percent relative humidity. Avoid prolonged exposure to light, especially ultraviolet. Avoid exposure to corrosive and ethylene oxide fumes.

Formed splints will lose their shape in temperatures over 135°F(57°C) and should be kept away from sources of heat such as ovens, hot water, and car windows.

Clean splint with soap and lukewarm water. Allow splint and straps to dry thoroughly before reapplication.

Precautions for finished orthoses
Splint adjustments are to be made only by a health care professional, who is responsible for providing wearing instructions and precautions to other practitioners, care providers and the patient. If unusual swelling, skin discoloration or discomfort occurs, discontinue use and consult a health care professional.