X-Lite is the only splinting and casting material made from a cotton base impregnated with a non-toxic polymer. It is entirely biodegradable and can be composted once all attachments have been removed.

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X-Lite Classic

X-Lite® Biodegradable Material

X-Lite® is a revolutionary material with excellent environmental and health benefits attributed to its cotton based material. It has been tested according to ISO 14855 showing 25% biodegradation after 90 days.

The open structure of the material gives great ventilation and comfort for the patient, making it the ideal environment for wound healing. It can be reheated an unlimited amount of times, allowing the clinician to reuse rolls and all left over pieces.


The X-Lite® range of materials features a wide range of options, Classic, Premium, Plus, 3D-Lite & Cut-4-Custom.

X-Lite Materials Range
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Kind to the environment and the patient

X-Lite® has been engineered to benefit the environment and your health in more ways than one. It’s unique structure and features makes it the ideal alternative to industry standard casting materials.

For the industry standard synthetic casting tapes, the isocyanates have negative effects on your health such as irritation and asthma, requiring special ventilation equipment, apron, gloves and a mask in order to protect the clinician. In the manufacturing process for all X-Lite® materials, any toxic instances are extracted, making it 100% free from isocyanates and fibreglass.

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X-Lite Accessories

To provide the patient with the best and most comfortable solution we have a wide range of accessories to help you to complete your cast or splint. Our X-Lite® Edging tapes instantly bonds to X-Lite® and 3D-Lite materials and secure a neat, soft edge. 

X-Lite Accessories Range
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Tips and Tricks with X-Lite®!

Click below to watch tutorials using X-Lite®! Learn how to splint with X-Lite Classic to make a variety or orthoses. Featuring guided videos with tips and tricks with Ella Donnison – Accredited Hand Therapist part of the British Association of Hand Therapists (BAHT).

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X-Lite® Splint Templates

Click below for our free to use splint patterns! Simply download and print at 100% size on your printer and use as a template for your next splint.

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Thumb Hole Wrist Cock-Up:

Thumb D-Model:

Thumb Long:

Thumb Spica:

Resting Splint:

Radial Bar Wrist Cock-Up:

Click here to download all templates:

A4 Templates

A3 Templates