August 9th 2009 -
1. Casting tape is made of polymeric materials with good permeability. It is firm, light and water-proof with good ventilation. The patient may feel it comfort, safe, healthy, beauty and so on;
2. Casting tape has excellent transmittance, and is propitious to doctors can see the healing of fracture at any time in the treatment process, while only after the removal of plaster cast can we see the healing condition. Therefore, in terms of the enswathement after the removal of bandages, the casting tape can avoid the problem that plaster cast has. If X-ray showed the wound hasn’t healed well after the removal of plaster cast, then we have to re-enswathe which is time-consuming and waste of material;
3. Casting tape save at least 1/3 material than plaster cast at the fixation of the same part. Such as the forearm cast, the dosage of plaster cast is three volumes while those of casting tape is only one volume.