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Forté Healthcare specialises in the production of high-performance, medical grade covers.

Custom made to your requirements, Forté Medical covers utilise premium quality raw materials sourced from leading manufactures such as Sioen Industries (Belgium) and Dartex Coatings (UK). We understand the complex interaction between the medical cover, the support surface and the patient and ensure the properties of the medical covers we manufacture perfectly compliment the support surface and exceed patient care requirements. Forté medical covers address medical requirements such as interface pressure relief, shear reduction, micro-climate management, durability and infection control. Our state-of the art manufacturing facility in Armidale, New England incorporates high frequency welding capability, advanced sewing machinery and digital branding capability. We specialise in custom made requirements, from 1 cover to 1000, we have the expertise to fulfil your requirements competitively and on-time. The following pages showcase a range of our standard cover configurations, if you require something other than what is shown please contact us, we will be able to help. medical-cover-benefits-waterproof-high-durability-excellent-stretch-breathable-high-wash-temperature-fire-retardant-stain-resistant-anti-bacterial-anti-static-soft-handle-resistance-to-cleaning-agents


Forté Combination Pressure Care Covers

The Forté Combination Pressure Care Covers are a tried and proven medical grade Pressure Relieving Cover. Utilising premium quality medical grade fabrics, Forté Combination Covers are the standard covering option across much of the Forté Support Surface range. Belgium made polyurethane coated upper and heavy duty PVC Base ensures that Forté Combination Covers deliver consistent care, comfort and durability.

  1. Polyurethane Coated Pressure Care Upper
  2. Heavy Duty PVC Base
  3. Integrated Zipper
  4. Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap
  5. Custom Digital Indelible Labeling
  6. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  7. Integrated Pressure Relief Systems
  8. Options: Pressure Care Fabric Colour, Fully Sealed and Enclosed

Forté 4-Way Rotational Pressure Care Covers

Forté 4-Way Pressure Care Covers are manufactured from full pressure relieving  4-way stretch material. Using materials sourced from leading European manufacturers,     Forté 4-way turn covers offer lasting performance, pressure care and durability.

  1. Polyurethane Coated Pressure Care Material
  2. Full Vapour Permeability and Breathability
  3. Integrated Zipper
  4. Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap
  5. Custom Digital Indelible Laveling
  6. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  7. Fully Sealed and Enclosed
  8. Integrated Pressure Relief System
  9. Options: Pressure Care Fabric Colours

Premiflex Combination Pressure Care Covers

Forté Premiflex Covers are a superior choice for pressure relief and patient care.
Premiflex covers use a selected range of proven pressure relief fabrics based upon their performance, care and longevity in the acute and long-term care setting. Premiflex grade covers are differentiated by their superior performance materials. This includes heavier weight fabrics, increased shear protection, greater resistance to cleaning agents and superior durability within the acute care setting. Handcrafted in our New England NSW facility, Forté Premiflex Covers are custom made to provide precision fitment to support surfaces.

  1. Premium Polyurethane Coated Pressure Care Upper
  2. Heavy Double Coated Polyurethane Base
  3. Full Vapour Permeability
  4. Integrated Zipper
  5. Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap
  6. Custom Digital Indelible Labelling
  7. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  8. Integrated Pressure Relief System
  9. Options: Pressure Care Fabric Colour, Fully Sealed and Enclosed

Premiflex 4-Way Rotational Pressure Care Covers

Forté Premiflex 4-Way Turn Covers suit 4-way turn support surfaces. Manufactured from high performance Premiflex grade materials, Premiflex 4-way turn covers provide excellent pressure care and skin protection, durability and ease of use. Premiflex 4-Way Turn Covers are fitted standard to all 4-way turn Forté Mental Health Grade Support Surfaces.

  1. Premium Polyurethane Coated Pressure Care Material
  2. Full Vapour Permeability and Breathability
  3. Integrated Zipper
  4. Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap
  5. Custom Digital Indelible Labelling
  6. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  7. Superior Resistance to Disinfection Chemicals
  8. Integrated Pressure Releif System
  9. Options: Pressure Care Fabric Colours, Fully Sealed and Enclosed

Forté Heavy Duty PVC Covers

Forté Heavy Duty PVC Covers are manufactured with 100% Waterproof PVC Material. With a wide range of options readily available, Forté Heavy Duty Covers deliver performance across a wide range of patient care scenarios from inpatient mental health to group home care.

  1. Forte High Performance Material
  2. Integrated Zipper
  3. Custom Digital Indelible Labeling
  4. Fully Sealed and Enclosed
  5. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  6. Superior Resistance to Disinfection Chemicals
  7. Options: Integrated Pressure Relief System, Material Weight (380gsm PVC – 600gsm PVC)

Forté Soft-Touch Ultra PVC Covers

Forté Soft Touch Ultra Mattress Covers are manufactured 100% Waterproof Cast PVC Material. This material provides durability, 100% water resistance and a soft polyurethane type feel.

  1. Forte Ultra High Performance Material
  2. Soft-Touch Comforty
  3. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  4. Integrated Zipper
  5. Superior Resistance to Disinfection Chemicals
  6. Custom Digital Indelible Labeling
  7. Fully Sealed and Enclosed
  8. Integrated Pressure Relief System

Forté Premiflex Stretcher Covers

Forté Premiflex Stretcher Covers provide ultimate patient comfort and protection to patients supported on stretcher surfaces. Utilising  Forté Double Coated Polyurethane Material that is soft to the touch and incorporates 4-Way stretch characteristics, it delivers an effective compromise between the Forté Ultra Cover and the Premiflex Pressure Care Covers – combining both pressure care and longevity for demanding stretcher applications.

  1. Premium Forte Duobase Double Coated Material
  2. Full Vapour Permeability and Breathability
  3. Fully Sealed and Enclosed
  4. Custom Digital Indelible Labeling
  5. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  6. Integrated Pressure Relief System
  7. Superior Resistance to Disinfection Chemicals
  8. Integrated Zipper

Forté Ultra Stretcher Covers

Forté Ultra Stretcher Cover provide outstanding performance and durability within demanding patient stretcher applications. Heavy duty, robust PVC materials deliver consistent high performance and longevity. Suited to a wide range of strong disinfection chemicals, Forté Ultra Covers deliver guaranteed protection to patients and care staff.

  1. Forte Ultra High Performance Material
  2. Fully Sealed and Enclosed
  3. Custom Digital Indelible Labeling
  4. High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams
  5. Integrated Pressure Relief System
  6. Superior Resistance to Disinfection Chemicals
  7. Integrated Zipper

 

 

 

 

 

FABRIC SPECIFICATIONS

Polyurethane Coated Pressure Care Material

  • 4-Way Stretch for shear protection
  • Vapour permeable and breathable
  • Flexible and gentle to the skin
  • Fire retardant, meets BS 6807 ignition source 5 and BS 7175 ignition source 5 standards
  • Anti-microbial protection, resistant to patient body fluids

Heavy Duty PVC

  • Durable
  • Protects foam core against the bed base
  • Provides exceptional conformity and profiling to medical bed surfaces
  • Reduces shearing forces by sliding against bed base as the bed profiles
  • Meets fire retardant specifications: ASTM D6413 PASS, AS1441.13-1973 – PASS, AS1530.3-1999 – 14,0,0,5

Premium Polyurethane Coated Fabric

  • Superior 4-way stretch for shear protection
  • Vapour permeable and breathable
  • Flexible and gentle to the skin
  • 10000ppm cleaning agent concentration suitability
  • Fire retardant, meets BS 6807 ignition source 5 and BS 7175 ignition source 5 standards
  • Anti-microbial protection, resistant to patient body fluids

Heavy Double Coated Polyurethane

  • Durable
  • Protects foam core against the bed base
  • Provides exceptional conformity and profiling to medical bed surfaces
  • Meets fire retardant specifications: BS EN 597-1: 1995, BS EN 597-2: 1995, BS 7175: 1989 ignition source 0,1,5

Forte Ultra High Performance PVC Material

  • 100% sealed to fluid and infection ingress
  • Fire retardant
  • Anti-microbial protection
  • Non-abrasive, textureless, smooth Soft-Touch comfort

Premium Forte Duobase Double Coated Material

  • 4-directional stretch for pressure injury protection
  • Vapour permeable and breathable
  • Flexible and gentle to the skin
  • 10000ppm cleaning agent concentration suitability
  • Fire retardant, meets BS EN 597-1: 1995, BS EN 597-2: 1995, BS 7175: 1989 ignition source 0,1,5
  • Anti-microbial protection, resistant to patient body fluids

Pressure Care Fabric Colour Options:

  • Blue (standard colour)
  • Maroon
  • Green
  • Beige
  • Dark Blue
  • Grey
  • Grape

 

CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS

Integrated Zipper

  • Allows easy cover removal
  • Robust and durable
  • High frequency welded attachment for optimal protection against fluid ingress

Custom Digital Indelible Labeling

  • Includes cleaning and care guidelines
  • Available with printing of choice with options such as ward location, asset number, date of supply, facility/group name
  • Full colour
  • Indelible and non-removable

Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap

  • Protects against fluid ingress at point of zipper
  • Meets infection control guidelines

Fully Sealed and Enclosed

  • Ultimate core durability and protection, protects foam core against willful damage
  • 100% waterproof seams to prevent ingress of fluid and infection
  • High frequency sealed and welded seams

High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams

  • Electromagnetically fused seams protecting against risk of penetration of fluid
  • Meets and exceeds infection control requirements
  • Reinforced with additional heavy duty stitching at stress points
  • 100% Sealed to prevent ingress of fluid or infection

Integrated Pressure Relief System

  • Fitted standard to fully sealed and enclosed covers
  • Relieves internal strain on cover seams
  • High frequency welded to cover fabric
  • Positioned unobtrusively for patient comfort

 

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Combination Pressure Care Cover | Hospital Grade, Pressure Relieving, Durable

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4-Way Rotational Pressure Care Cover | High Quality, Full Pressure Care Material

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Premiflex Combination Pressure Care Cover | Superior Quality, High Performance Medical Grade Pressure Releiving

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Premiflex 4-Way Rotational Pressure Care Cover | Durable, 100% Fluid Resistant

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Heavy Duty PVC Cover

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Soft-Touch Ultra PVC Cover

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Premiflex Stretcher Covers | Provides Excellent Patient Comfort, Pressure Relief and Durability

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Ultra Stretcher Covers | Exceptional Durability, 100% Waterproof

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Pressure care Fabric Colour Options | Blue (standard), Maroon, Green, Beige, Dark Blue, Grey

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Integrated Zipper with Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap

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Custom Digital Indelible Labelling

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Premiflex Combination Cover | Waterfall Zipper Protection Flap

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Fully Sealed and Enclosed

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High Frequency Sealed and Welded Seams

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Integrated Pressure Relief System

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100% Waterproof