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Otto Bock Nutec Seating System

Nutec Seating System

Contact the suppliers for pricing and availability

(2 suppliers)

For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Short Description

Nutec is a modular seating system made out of anodised aluminium. Various postural supports and accessories are available to create customised seating for individual requirements. Components are available in an adult or child size.

Additional Info

More Details

* The Nutec sytem is manufactured from anodised aluminium and the standard foam used is high density
* Other foam or alternative materials for seating include Stimulite, Sunmate, Pudgee foam, viscoelastic foam and gel.

* Covers are available in vinyl, nylon, neoprene, Dartex and Darlexx.

* All Nutec seating has growth and adjustability within the system

* The system features a separate back and base
* Seats are available in multiple thicknesses and can be rectangular, anti-thrust, asymmetrical in seat depth, wedge or contoured
* The backs are available in multiple thicknesses and can be rectangular, I-back, T-back, biangular, curved, with lumbar support or custom made

* The range of headrests and headrests pads include concave, belled, alteral control and angle-adjustable concave
* Soft, medium or hard suspension is available in the headrest
* A fold down headrest is optional
* Various trunk supports and harnesses are available
* All components are height and width adjustable
* Swing away trunk supports are optional
* Folding and removable hip abductors are available
* Range of two and four point hip belts
* Armrests are fixed height or removable, adjustable height
* Nutec can also be used with other Otto Bock accessories

Custom trays manufactured from clear acrylic, polycarbonate or finished wood are available. They are attached via velcro strapping

Place Of Manufacture


Price Guide

Contact supplier for pricing information.

Models And Options


The seating is available in a range of sizes with a range of accessories. All accessories are available in adult and child size.


* Amputee supports
* Spray on incontinence liner
* Sewn on incontinence liner
* Single or double footbox
* Fold down headrest
* Various trunk supports
* Various harnesses
* Swing away trunk supports
* Folding and removable hip abductors
* Two and four point hip belts
* Fixed height armrests
* Adjustable height armrests
* Removable armrests

Setup And Maintenance


Hardware available for mounting the seating insert to a wheelchair includes fixed drop hooks, adjustable height and angle hooks or knob release hardware.


Refer to the User Manual or supplier for specific details.



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Otto Bock Healthcare Pty Ltd (importer/manufacturer only)
Suite 1.01 Century Corp Ctr
62 Norwest Boulevarde
Baulkham Hills
NSW 2153
Sales: 1300 136 057
Fax: 1300 557 676
Contact Person: Jacinta Maurin
Permobil Australia Pty Ltd
Unit 3A
6 Boundary Rd
NSW 2152
Sales: 1300 845 483
Fax: 02 9012 0087
Contact Person: Owen Dawes


Whilst all care is taken to provide accurate information with respect to the item described, the Independent Living Centre New South Wales (ILCNSW), operating as Assistive Technology Australia, is not involved in product design or manufacture, and therefore not in a position to guarantee the accuracy of the information provided. Selection of equipment, which is both suitable and appropriate for individual needs remains the responsibility of the person(s) considering requisition, and no responsibility is taken by the ILCNSW (Assistive Technology Australia) for any loss or injury caused through use of the equipment or alleged to have arisen through reliance upon information provided. As information is subject to change any enquiries should be directed to the manufacturer.