Medical market


Through innovation, research & development, Rivertex® Technical Fabrics Group has established an ever-evolving range of fabrics and films for medical applications. With a proven track record in the medical sector spanning over 20 years, Rivertex is now taking the next step in its push to introduce a new generation of materials with quality & sustainability at the heart of all innovation. Here you can find the medical sectors Rivertex Technical Fabrics Group are involved in:

Medical Mattresses
Rivertex offers a balanced range of materials that provide comfort and protection for medical mattress covers. These mattresses reduce pressure and help prevent bedsores for bed bound patients. Key features of the RiverMed™ mattress cover range include fire resistance, anti-bacterial, breathability and stability in high temperature washing.

Patient Movement and Mobility
Patient comfort and care are at the heart of all mobility materials offered by Rivertex; applications including lifting, moving & patient transfer require high levels of testing & certification. Rivertex has developed a range of fabrics that meet these requirements include sliding blankets, stretchers and slings.

Multileather™ 700 FR is a versatile all-rounder in the area of coverings. The surface treatment of organic silicones makes the product resistant to stains, improves the UV resistance and increases the abrasion resistance. The product is flame-resistant, antibacterial and contains no harmful additives. This makes it very suitable for various medical applications.

Inflatable and Compression

For over 20 years, Rivertex Technical Fabrics Group have developed and approved a range of highly versatile materials to be used in medical inflatable applications ranging from patient lifting to compression garments and anti-decubitus air cells. Rivertex offer the Riverseal® & Ecoseal™ range of airtight, durable & washing resistant TPU materials to be used within medical inflatable applications.

Want to know more about our products? Read all about it here. Or visit Techtextil from 21-24 June in Frankfurt, Germany. In our stand (C15) all these products can be viewed.

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