Prosthesis Socket Casting Device: United States Patent Application No. 15/557294 in the name of University of Strathclyde

Arjan Buis (Inventor)

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A prosthesis socket casting device having a housing and a flexible membrane for receiving a residual limb, the housing and the membrane defining a cavity for containing a fluid. Within the housing are means that are a function of the patient's weight for altering the distribution of the reactive fluid pressure applied when the residual limb is received within the membrane. In a preferred embodiment, the altering means comprise a movable piston that is provided at a lower end of the housing.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberUS 10,849,768 B2
Priority date1/03/18
Filing date11/03/16
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2020


  • prosthetic sockets
  • pressure casting
  • Majicast
  • hydro-static

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