fiberglass cast

fiberglass cast

a cast made of a water activated polyurethane resin incorporated into a bandage; used for fractured limbs. Has the virtues of very light weight, great strength and very quick setting.
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At 2 weeks, patients who were initially placed into a sugar tong splint and had maintained their reduction were converted to a short arm fiberglass cast.
So Penny wound up with a fiberglass cast from her flank to her toes.
Gravity, 2009, is a ghostly white fiberglass cast of the artist's face embedded in a wall.
This fiberglass cast was put on it, then carefully taken off, signed and encased in shrink wrap after it was signed.
The fiberglass cast allows a patient to bathe, shower, and swim while wearing it.
The same polymer used to make GORE-TEX(R) fabric ski clothes and hiking suits waterproof and breathable is now being used in the GORE Cast Liner, allowing patients to bathe, shower or even swim while wearing a fiberglass cast.
These were interspersed throughout the first gallery in Whatever Your Mind Can Conceive (all works 2007), a three-channel video installation projected onto two large wooden roadside billboards and a fiberglass cast of an old computer monitor, so as to create the illusion that the video is playing on its obsolete screen.
For a minimum bid of $2,000 (unfortunately likely to go much higher), Mastro Fine Sports Auctions has the actual, grimy heel-to-knee fiberglass cast that Jordan used to help heal a broken foot in 1985, his second NBA season.
The same polymer used to make Gore-Tex ski clothes and hiking suits breathable and waterproof is now used in the Gore Cast liner, allowing patients to bathe, shower or even swim while wearing a fiberglass cast.
The star of Barbara Fischer/Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy is Barbara Fischer herself, or rather a life-size fiberglass cast of her naked body.
Washington, July 15 ( ANI ): The latest in 3D printing is a new cast that looks like an attractive alternative to the bulky plaster and fiberglass casts.