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MATERIAL GUIDE

Every Earthwalk device has been assigned an appropriate top cover, however as a custom lab, we often interchange these materials to match your patient’s special needs.

 

CLOUD

An Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) foam. EVA is a wonderful shock absorber that is heat moldable and has excellent shape retention. Because of its versatile uses it is among the most popular of our manufacturing materials Cloud can stand alone as a top cover or can be covered with Magnificent or Ritz.  Also used for extensions and bottom covers. Also available in popular Swirl patterns.

 

THERMOSHOCK

A perforated EVA designed to absorb shock and improve breathability.

 

COMFORT +

Provides excellent cushion, comfort and breathability, wicking away moisture and reducing friction. Comparable to Spenco or 

Neoprene.

 

TENDERFOAM 

Tend Tenderfoam is a closed cell, therapeutic top cover for patients with complications from diabetes and/or rheumatoid arthritis. 

Use Tenderfoam as a stabilizing cushion on highly sensitive feet. Tenderfoam has been tested and proven more durable than plastizote.

 

DURASUEDE

An ultra-thin, suede cloth with a luxurious nap and elegant appearance.  

 

LUX

A luxury marine grade vinyl with a plush, woven cloth backing for superb stabilization.   

                                 

LEATHER

Earthwalk uses traditional cow hide when requested.  

 

BILAMINATE

Plastizote/PolyU bilaminate. The layer of Poly is a closed cell material that adds an additional layer of cushion while acting as a shock absorbing, breathable top cover when paired with Plastizote.

 

X-STATIC

Kills Bacteria & Fungi - Heat and moisture harbors bacteria on feet and shoes, using an X-Static® top cover eliminates 99.9% of bacteria in less than one hour of exposure.

  • Natural - X-Static® is made with pure silver, which means there is no chemicals or fear of toxicity to the consumer.

  • Permanent - The silver in X-Static® will not break down so performance will stay consistent over time.

  • Cold Weather Solution - X-Static® reduces heat loss by transporting moisture away from the body faster.

  • Warm Weather Solution - X-Static® dissipates the amount of moisture in contact with your feet.

COVERING & PADDING
ORTHOTIC COMPOSITE MATERIAL

POLYPROPYLENE

Lightweight, durable and heat adjustable. Polypropylene is an industry standard. Direct milled orthotics are machined from a solid blocker of 1”-1 1/2” polypro allowing for the most patient specific orthotic available.

 

DELRIN

Delrin is a crystalline plastic which offers an excellent balance of properties that bridge the gap between metals and plastics. Delrin has a compact density and high tensile strength that produce a thin yet supportive orthotic for any patient.

 

CP 

An orthotic “blank” designed to be pressed over a corrected positive. Our CP shell is stronger than polypro, measures 1.5mm at the contact points in the shoe, has excellent flex and recovery.

 

AEROLITE

A Carbon Fiber resin blend makes the Aerolite shell lightweight and extremely durable. Great for athletes who are concerned about weight and durability.