World leaders in technical support surfaces for pressure injury prevention
You will have different requirements of your support surface depending on the end-use. Here we can help you find the right fabric for your specific product, from the most comprehensive range of medical support surfaces available in the world.
Dartex has developed medical support surfaces for each unique care need. From pressure area care, to patient transfer and infection control. We have comprehensive ranges of fabrics for use in hospital, care homes and independent living. Here we can propose the right solution for your care need.
We offer two distinct fabric ranges; Dartex Classic and Dartex Advanced Technologies, which provide specialist properties depending on the medical needs of the patient. Find out more about the right choice for your application using the navigation links on the right.
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Dartex is an international business, with transfer coating and transfer laminating manufacturing facilities on both sides of the Atlantic. We produce the highest quality fabrics for the world-wide healthcare market. All our fabrics are expertly engineered to be used in a variety of patient support surfaces.
Dartex Coatings Ltd.
Nottingham, NG10 1FZ
Phone: +44 (0)115 983 7676
Fax: +44 (0)115 973 6387
our products > Exoskin
Dartex® Exoskin® is a unique polyurethane membrane with superior water-resistant and abrasion resistance properties.
Ideal for use in the healthcare industry, Exoskin® is proven to withstand the equivalent of 4 years continual use in accelerated aging tests.
Exoskin® has up to 400% stretching capability; withstanding up to 2200kg of tensile stress per square inch, making this super-stretchy material is perfect for moulding applications.
It provides strength and durability for products like orthotics and prosthetics; where appearance and feel is just as important as product performance.
Suitable for a wide range of medical applications, including:
· Medical braces
Typically supplied on nylon Lycra Tricot, the Exoskin® membrane can also be laminated to a wide range of other fabrics.
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