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aortha® EVA

aortha® EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) is one the World’s most commonly used foam products in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Footwear manufacture. Tried and trusted, this truly versatile closed-cell foam is lightweight, shock absorbing and very hard wearing.

aortha® EVA retains its shape well, reflects body heat and boasts an impressive life span. This skin friendly foam is toxic-free, washable, heat mouldable, grindable and can be fine sanded to create an exceptional finish.

aortha® EVA allows for great looking, high-performance appliances made to last and endure. aortha® EVA has good thermal properties and softer grades are conformable and unlikely to breakdown or bottom out.

aortha® EVA is commonly used in orthotics, prosthetics, footwear manufacture and hundreds of other applications outside the medical sectors.

Medical applications:

Orthotics (all types), splint padding, seating, prosthetic linings, orthopaedic padding, orthopaedic shoes, insole covers, brace padding and many, many more.

Usage advice:

aortha® EVAs are heat mouldable between 120°C and 180°C depending on density with an average oven time of 2 minutes
per mm.

There are 4 types of aortha® EVA:

aortha® Low Density EVA.

Extremely versatile high quality EVA [Ethylene Vinyl Acetate] foam sheeting is used throughout the O&P, footcare and footwear trades for a variety of uses.  Proven quality, used for orthotic linings, insole covers and prosthetic covers. Mouldable at between 120°C and 140°C depending on the sheet density, with an oven time of 2 minutes per mm.

aortha® Medium Density EVA.

It is hard wearing with very good abrasion resistant properties making it an ideal orthotic lining material. Mouldable between 120°C and 160°C depending on density with an average oven time of 2 minutes per mm.

aortha® High Density EVA.

Commonly used for shoe lifts, heel lifting, block heels, wedge bottoms, rigid insoles and a variety of commercial uses. Mouldable between 120°C and 170°C depending on density with an average oven time of 2 minutes per mm.

aortha® Multi-Colour EVA.

Colourful EVA sheets ideal for coverings. It offers good force and pressure resistance.

Bespoke Services:

Perforations, adhesive backing, custom sizes/thicknesses, lamination, CAM blocks, additional non-stock colours and densities options. Bespoke orders are only available for sizable orders. For more information about EVA sheet sizes, colours, densities, pricing and minimum order quantities; contact

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