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3M Immobilization Products

3M offers a variety of casting materials to meet different immobilization needs. These products range from casting tapes to splints to casting accessories for large and small animals.

3MTM ScotchcastTM Soft Cast

3M Scotchcast Soft Cast offers an alternative to your present casting methods by letting you determine the amount of support, mobility and protection required by patient needs when rigid immobilization is not required, i.e. post-operative therapy following ligament repair, secondary and tertiary casting for various orthopedic problems. The soft cast consists of a knitted fiberglass fabric impregnated with polyurethane resin. Soft cast tape is different from regular casting tape because it has a unique combination of flexibility and resilience after curing. The finished wrap will retain its shape while remaining resilient to the touch. Custom levels of support can be accomplished by simply varying the number of layers applied. The tape is easily removed by unwrapping, using scissors or with a cast saw. Recommended uses: * Progressive controlled remobilization procedures * Pediatric fractures (cats, dogs, calves) * Intermediate cast (either prior to casting or as a post-Vetcast tape support cast) * Ligament ruptures * Stabilization of minor fractures, dislocations * Sprains * Arthrodesis * Immobilizing limbs with phalangeal fractures * Post-surgical immobilization * Soft tissue injuries * Support bandage (i.e. Robert Jones) Features Variable support Advantages Allows control of support or protection by varying number of layers applied. Maintains muscle and tissue health Easy to remove Comfortable for animal Lightweight, conformable Can be univalved and overwrapped with 3MTM VetrapTM Bandaging Tape for reuse. 3M Soft cast tape (overwrapped with 3MTM VetrapTM Bandaging Tape) for post-operative cruciate ligament repair Benefits Protects the surgical repair. Can gradually increase motion at surgeon's discretion. Healing progress can be easily monitored. Prevents stiffness, atrophy and degeneration Easily removed by unwrapping or using bandage scissors Prevents irritation; less chewing, destruction of the cast. Ease of mobility, custom fit Healing progress can be easily monitored. Also saves time and money.

3MTM PrimacastTM Splint

3M Primacast Splint is a revolutionary splinting technology that combines the speed and strength of synthetics but has the conformability and feel of plaster. It is made of multiple layers of knitted fabric impregnated with moisture-curable resin. The pre-padded splint is great for fast, easy application. For superior customization, use the unpadded splint. A key feature is radiolucence - you won't need to remove the splint to radiograph the limb. Recommended uses: * Splint * Post-surgical support * Emergency immobilization * Angular limb deformities in foals Features Superior strength Advantages Water activated, functional strength in 20 minutes. Full strength in 1 hour. Custom fit Hypoallergenic, water repellent padding Benefits Provides excellent strength/support Helps prevent pressure sores and abrasions Quick and easy to use; padding absorbs 85% less water than fiberglass splints with regular felt. More control of material/splint Clearly readable radiograph without removing splint

3MTM VetcastTM Plus Veterinary Casting Tape

The 3M Vetcast Plus Veterinary Casting Tape is used for all general casting and splint needs. It is a polyurethane resin impregnated fiberglass tape that has exceptional strength, superior conformability, is lightweight, and has a quick set-up time. Recommended uses: * General casting needs * Rigid immobilization * Longitudinal splint Features Exceptional strength Superior conformability Lightweight Porous Advantages Assures cast has sufficient strength as required of a cast Stretches and conforms easily to body contours Easy to apply Water and urine resistant Benefits Can use for large or small animals Easy to apply, custom fit Comfortable for animal; ease of mobility Reduces itching and odor. Easily cleaned with sponge. Allows skin to breathe. Reduces time animal is under anesthesia.

Highly conformable Padded splint

Unpadded splint Non-fiberglass

Can customize padding Radiolucent

Quick curing time

3-5 minutes curing time with full weight bearing support in 20 minutes.

Variable mobility Semi-rigid construction Soft, pliable edges Fiberglass construction Reusable

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3MTM Custom Support Foam

3M Custom Support Foam is an open cell foam impregnated with a polyurethane resin. The foam bandage cures rapidly and provides a close anatomical fit to a cast or bandage. The end result is a product that is both resilient and energy absorbing. This close fitting form effectively reduces cast sores in both rigid and semi-rigid casts and offers an alternative in wound management and post-surgical bandages. Another use is for frog support to help minimize the effects of laminitis. This is accomplished by fanfolding the custom support foam. The folded layers bond together and form a thick padding to help support the frog. Recommended uses: * Cast padding for rigid and semi-rigid casts * Component of wound management and post-surgical bandages * Energy absorbing support bandages * Frog support for laminitis

Ordering information

Catalog # Size Items/box Box/cs. Catalog # Size Items/box Box/cs.

3MTM VetcastTM Plus Veterinary Casting Tape A polyurethane-impregnated fiberglass casting tape 1468 2 in. x 3 yds. 5 rolls 1468 3 in. x 3 yds. 5 rolls 1468 4 in. x 4 yds. 10 rolls 1468 5 in. x 4 yds. 10 rolls

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3MTM ScotchcastTM Soft Cast A polyurethane-impregnated fiberglass casting tape that remains flexible and resilient 82102 2 in. x 4 yds. 10 rolls 1 82103 3 in. x 4 yds. 10 rolls 1 82104 4 in. x 4 yds. 10 rolls 1 3MTM PrimacastTM Padded Splints A non-fiberglass splint with water-repellent padding. 20210 2 in. x 10 in. 15 20312 3 in. x 12 in. 15 20335 3 in. x 35 in. 15 20415 4 in. x 15 in. 15 20420 4 in. x 20 in. 15 20430 4 in. x 30 in. 15 20530 5 in. x 30 in. 10 20545 5 in. x 45 in. 10 20630 6 in. x 30 in. 10 20645 6 in. x 45 in. 10 20845 8 in. x 45 in. 10 3MTM PrimacastTM Unpadded Splints A non-fiberglass, highly conformable splint. 30210 2 in. x 10 in. 15 30312 3 in. x 12 in. 15 30335 3 in. x 35 in. 15 30415 4 in. x 15 in. 15 30430 4 in. x 30 in. 15 30530 5 in. x 30 in. 10 30545 5 in. x 45 in. 10 30630 6 in. x 30 in. 10 30645 6 in. x 45 in. 10 30830 8 in. x 30 in. 10 30845 8 in. x 45 in. 10

Features Close anatomical fit

Advantages Compresses over bony prominances and expands into depressions on the surface of the limb. Cast stays in place and reduces motion between cast and limb. Wicks away exudate and moisture from under cast. Retains shape

Benefits Prevents cast sores, helps keep cast in place Improved immobilization; helps prevent pressure sores Prevents skin maceration under cast. Improves conditions for wound healing. Remains resilient to the touch.

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3MTM Custom Support Foam A polyurethane-impregnated open cell foam for use as large animal cast padding 1467 3 in. x 3 yds. 5 rolls 1 3MTM Synthetic Stockinet A porous, knit sleeve that sheds water and helps eliminate maceration. MS01 1 in. x 25 yds. 1 roll 1 MS02 2 in. x 25 yds. 1 roll 1 MS03 3 in. x 25 yds. 1 roll 1 MS04 4 in. x 25 yds. 1 roll 1 3MTM RestonTM Self-Adhering Foam Pads & Rolls A self-adhesive foam padding specifically designed to help prevent pressure sores. 1560M 7/16 in. x 7-7/8 in. x 11-3/4 in. 10 pads/pkg 1561H 1 in. x 7-7/8 in. x 11-3/4 in. 5 pads/pkg 1563L 3/16 in. x 4 in. x 196 in. 1 roll/bx 3MTM Synthetic Cast Padding A water-shedding cast padding for general orthopedic use. CMW02 2 in. x 4 yds. 20 rolls/bag 4 CMW03 3 in. x 4 yds. 20 rolls/bag 4 CMW04 4 in. x 4 yds. 20 rolls/bag 4 CMW06 6 in. x 4 yds. 20 rolls/bag 4

Sets up with casting tape to form a unit Porous

Cures quickly

3MTM Stockinette and Cast Padding

3M Stockinette is a synthetic, porous, knit material suitable for use with all casting materials. 3M Cast Padding is a non-woven polyester padding that is porous, highly conformable, strong yet easy to tear, and suitable for use with all casting materials. For sterile use, 3M cast padding is autoclavable. * Provides padding underneath a cast * Helps prevent skin maceration * Sheds water * Keeps uncured resin away from patient's skin * Protects pressure points and bony prominences

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3MTM VetcastTM Plus Veterinary Casting Tape 3MTM ScotchcastTM Soft Cast 3MTM PrimacastTM Splint 3MTM Custom Support Foam 3MTM Stockinette & Cast Padding

3M immobilization products are available through your veterinary supply distributor. For questions on 3M products, please call 3M Customer Service, 1-800-848-0829.


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