Invacare Cushion Rigidizer
Invacare Cushion Rigidizer

Invacare Cushion Rigidizer

Brand/Manufacturer: INVACARE CORPORATION
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Invacare Cushion Rigidizer is made from lightweight plastic and fits between the seat rails for level support and to eliminate the hammock effect of seat upholstery. The Cushion Rigidizer securely attaches to the bottom of the cushion inside cushion cover.

Item #DescPkgPrice 
CR66 Cushion: 16"W x 16"D, Rigidizer: 13.5"W x 15"D Each $64.88 $42.99
CR68 Cushion: 16"W x 18"D, Rigidizer: 13.5"W x 17"D Each $64.88 $42.99
CR86 Cushion: 18"W x 16"D, Rigidizer: 15.5"L x 15"W Each $64.88 $42.99
CR88 Cushion: 18"W x 18"D, Rigidizer: 15.5"W x 17"D Each $64.88 $42.99
CR06 Cushion: 20"W x 16"D, Rigidizer: 17.5"W x 15"D Each $64.88 $42.99
CR08 Cushion: 20"W x 18"D, Rigidizer: 17.5"W x 17"D Each $64.88 $42.99

Invacare Cushion Rigidizer Features

  • Very light-weight less than 1 lb
  • Molded plastic solid seat insert
  • Slim profile adds no unnecessary height
  • Fits between seat rails for level support
  • Securely attaches to bottom of wheelchair cushion inside cover
  • Weight capacity: 250 lbs
  • Thickness: .05"

How to Use Invacare Cushion Rigidizer?

Installing the Seat Rigidizer:
  • Remove seat cushion assembly from the chair. 
  • Open seat cover and remove the foam cushion from seat cover. NOTE: DO NOT REMOVE the backing from double sided tape until you have marked the placement area on the foam cushion. Be sure of placement area as the rigidizer will not re-adhere securely if installed and removed. 
  • Position bottom (underside) of the Seat Rigidizer onto the bottom of the foam cushion to the extreme rear while centering it on the left and right sides. 
  • Outline the foam cushion with a marker, pen or pencil using the Seat Rigidizer as your template to mark the placement area. 
  • After marking placement area, remove the double-sided tape backing from Seat Rigidizer and install Rigidizer onto bottom (underside) of the foam cushion.
  • Press down firmly to adhere the Seat Rigidizer to the foam cushion. 
  • Re-install foam cushion into the seat cover and secure seat cover to a chair with the hook and loop backing.

Warning:
  • DO NOT install or use this equipment without first reading and understanding these instructions. If you are unable to understand the Warnings, Cautions or Instructions, contact a healthcare professional, dealer or technical personnel before attempting to install this equipment - otherwise, injury or damage may occur. 
  • Ensure that Seat Rigidizer is properly installed per instructions. Movement of the Rigidizer within the cushion may occur causing discomfort to the user if not properly installed. 
  • DO NOT use the Seat Rigidizer on a wheelchair equipped with a rigid seat pan. Use only on sling seat wheelchairs. 
  • The Seat Rigidizer does not in any way change the weight limitation of your wheelchair

Caution:
  • When trimming the rigidizer, ensure the cut edges are smooth to reduce wear on the inner cover of the cushion.

Customer Reviews

Questions & Answers


 
 
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Does this work even if sling seat is already stretched out. 
Shirley Davidson - 2/8/2015 7:45:15 AM
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The cushion rigidizer is used in the inside of a cushion cover to decrease the hammock effect of sling seat upholstery. If the seat upholstery is really stretched out it will help a little but not as much as normal.
Customer Care - 2/10/2015 4:39:03 AM
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