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close this book On Stump Socket Lamination
View the document Introduction and Explanatory Notes on History
View the document Preface by the Prosthetists
View the document Part 1: Manufacture of Special Tools
View the document Part 2: Manufacture of the Soft Liner
View the document Part 3: Manufacture of the Resin Socket
View the document Part 4: Tool and Material List- Sources of Supply

Part 4: Tool and Material List- Sources of Supply

Part 1 - Tools

General instruments for measuring and drawing. General woodwork tools. General tools for metal work.

Part 1 - Materials

Wood, metal sheet (2 mm thick), plastic tube or PE foam.

Part 2 - Tools

Measurement and writing instruments: pencil, measuring tape, folding meter, ruler. Cutting tools: sharp knife, scissors, chamfering blade (Fig 1). Machines and alternatives: router machine with sanding drum, or handrasp and sandpaper rough and fine. air circulating or electric oven or charcoal fire. Other items: workbench with bench-vice, support for cutting (wooden board, about 1 m x 1 m x 20 mm (39 x 39 x 1.2 inches), glueing aid (Fig. 3), hammer, tongs, glue-brush/spatula, glue container, talcum in container.

Part 2 - Materials

PE foam, about 7 mm thick (PE-lite, Tepefoam, Polyfoam, Campolite, Multifoarn, but not Plastozote), Pattex or other glue, cotton stockinette, width 80 - 120 mm (3-4.6 inches), fast setting p.o.p. bandage, water, adhesive tape on linen base, small nails.

Part 3 - Tools

Same as for Part 2, in addition: towel, strong leather scissors, I needle, mixing containers for resin, spatula for stirring, protective eyeglasses, round rasp, halfround rasp, either router machine with rasp cutter or curved chisel and hammer.

Part 3 - Materials

Either acrylic resin and hardener orpolyester resin and hardener (and accelerator if necessary).

2-3 premanufactured PVA film sleeves for BK prostheses,

2 elastic bandages or strong gauze bandages, adhesive tape on PE base (take care with PVC tapes!),

Nylon/cotton stockinette 80 x 120 mm (3-4.6 inches) width,

PE foam, thickness about 5 mm, shoemaker thread, 2 shoelaces about 30 mm (about 12 inches) long.

Block made of light wood, 120 x 120 x 120 mm (4.8 x 4.8 x 4.8 inches).


Sources of Supply

for countries with purchasing possibility in Germany:

- Fa. Otto Bock

Orthop. Industrie KG

3428 Duderstadt—FRG

(this firm has international establishments)

- Fa. Schein

Orthopadie Service KG

5630 Remscheid-Lennep—FRG

- Fa. W.J. Teufel

Postfach 1357

7000 Stuttgart 1 - FRG

for countries with purchasing possibility in USA:

- Durr-FillauerMedicallnc.

P.O. Box 1678

2710 Amnicola Highway


- Hosmer Dorrance Corporation

P.O. Box 37

Campbell California - USA

- United States Manufacturing Co.

180 North San Gabriel Blvd.

P.O. Box 5030 .

Passadena California 91108—USA

for countries with purchasing possibility in the UK:

- Otto Bock (UK) Ltd., 32 Parsonage Road, Inglefield Green, Egham, Surrey.UK

- J.E. Hanger & Co. Ltd., Roehampton Lane, Roehampton, London SW15 5PL UK