NOLATEX® FOAM
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Soft foam with sweat absorption and protection from pressure ulcers & nerve damage
GRADE: Very Soft
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Nolatex Foam for Patient Positioning

NOLATEX® hydrophilic foam a soft, high-performance foam that is perfect for head & body positioners that require comfort and sweat absorption:

  • Can be customized for patient positioning and surgery support applications
  • Soft & flexible for applications that touch the skin
  • Hypoallergenic and latex-free but with the soft feeling of latex
  • Significant wet tensile strength needed for positioning applications

Technical specifications

DimensionSpecifications
Thickness2.0 – 25.4 mm (0.079 – 1″)
Density (kg/m3)83.3
Tensile Strength (kPa)298.3
Tear Strength (N/m)551.6
Elongation at break (%)175
Cell count (Pores/in)135

Key applications for patient positioning

  • Splint padding
  • Head & body positioners
  • Face masks & straps

Product characteristics

PROTECTION: Excellent

COMFORT: Good

GRIP: Acceptable

Customizations

Porex can adapt our medical foam technology to your proprietary product characteristics including active ingredients, additives and laminates. We also have skiving, slitting, and laminating capabilities in our ISO 13485 certified facility in St. Charles, Michigan.

  • Density
  • Porosity
  • Softness
  • Grip
  • Colors
  • Antimicrobial
  • Hydrophilic or hydrophobic