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Akton Adaptive Pad


Pressure relieving Akton® Pad with excellent stretching ability

Action Adaptive Flat Pad 50.8 x 50.8 x 1.3cm


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The Akton® can be easily trimmed to shape with sharp scissors and sealed with cellophane tape, platilon or dusted with talcum powder. Ideal for use in customised devices.

Specifically created to reduce the risk of skin, and nerve damage caused by prolonged sitting, reclining or laying down. This tissue-like dry polymer assists in reducing shear and evenly distributing pressure – two of the main contributing factors leading to tissue breakdown.This material is, in simpler terms, an ultra soft synthetic rubber which acts like a fluid giving uniform support, yet is a coherent soft solid, which does not bottom out.

With its gentle spring-like resilience and soft, easy stretching ability, Akton® quickly adjusts to the shape of any body surface it contacts, intensive pressure points are reduced and the material returns and permanently holds its original shape when not under load. It won’t flow, become lumpy, distorted or leak if the pad is punctured.

Additional information


40.6cm x 40.6cm x 1.59cm, 45.7cm x 40.6cm x 1.59cm, 40.6cm x 40.6cm x 1.3cm, 45.7cm x 40.6cm x 1.3cm, 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 1.59cm, 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 1.3cm, 45.7cm x 45.7cm x 0.635cm


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Applications of Adaptive Pad

  • Can be used to prevent and heal blisters formed by using crutches
  • Can be used on wheelchair arms and head rests for additional pressure relief
  • Can be used to offer superior cold therapy by storing temporarily in the freezer to soothe arthritis
  • Can be used on bicycle seats
  • Akton Adaptive Pads are suitable for paediatric clients


Product CodeDescriptionSize
5300Action® 5/8″ Adaptive Flat Pad16″ x 16″ / 40.5cm x 40.5cm
5301Action® 5/8″ Adaptive Flat Pad18″ x 16″ / 46cm x 40.5cm
531818Action® 5/8″ Adaptive Flat Pad18″ x 18″ / 46cm x 46cm
5302Action® ½” Adaptive Flat Pad16″ x 16″ / 40.5cm x 40.5cm
5303Action® ½” Adaptive Flat Pad18″ x 16″ / 46cm x 40.5cm
541818Action® ½” Adaptive Flat Pad18″ x 18″ / 46cm x 46cm
6500Action® ½” Adaptive Flat Pad20″ x 20″ / 51cm x 51cm
561818Action® ¼” Adaptive Flat Pad18″ x 18″ / 46cm x 46cm

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