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EUROPLEX O is a mouldable, resilient and hygienic polymer sheet material, designed for the manufacturing of orthopaedic devices. It has high impact strength and high rigidity and can be thermoformed at low temperatures (90 C) and the shape can be corrected simply. The material can be machined easily using standard tools and is highly resistant to chemicals and perspiration. EUROPLEX O has high x-ray transmission. It has a smooth surface making it hygienic and suitable for wearing against the skin. It is manufactured by extrusion. EUROPLEX O sheets can be supplied in a thickness range from 1.5 – 4.0 mm.