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Varilite Positioning Belts And Harnesses


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(7 suppliers)

For information contact AT Aust on 1300 452 679

Short Description

A range of positioning belts and harnesses featuring hip belts with accessory pads, chest (or shoulder) harnesses and hardware. Sizes for adults and children. There are 34 different belts and harnesses in the Varilite range.

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Paediatric 2 Point and 4 Point Hip Belts
* Small padded hip belts with contoured 150 mm long by 40 mm wide pads, a squeeze buckle and a D-ring all sewn together on a 25 mm nylon webbing
* The contoured pads are made of 12 mm closed cell foam enclosed in a soft breathable fabric
* Come in one length which can be trimmed if necessary
* Available with reverse pull

Paediatric Shoulder Harness
* Made of a durable closed cell foam, in a breathable fabric
* Cam locks at the shoulders allow for easy adjustment with each use
* Additional quick release adjustments are provided across the sternum and down both sides
* A dynamic strap adjustment is built in at the shoulders. When adjusted all the way down, the shoulder strap functions like a regular harness. When adjusted all the way out, the user is allowed movement through the elastic straps in the shoulders
* The amount of flexibility in the harness can be adjusted to each users specific needs

Hip Belts - Unpadded
* Available in 40 mm and 50 mm webbing. The 40 mm webbing will accommodate 2 point and 4 point accessory pads
* Large D-rings, spring loaded push-button buckles or lightweight aircraft latch buckles

Accessory Pads
* Available in 2 and 4 point models
* Made of 6mm closed cell foam between two layers of fabric
* Thread onto most 40 mm waist belts and won't slip or twist
* Sold as set of two in medium and large sizes
* Work with push button or side-squeeze buckles

2 Point Padded Belts
* 40 mm webbing with options for different buckles and padding sizes (medium and large)
* Design allows padding to be positioned to fit each individual and secured in place with tri-glides (attaching hardware)
* Contoured shape laminated foam and binded edges
* To accommodate growth, replace padding with a larger size
* Can be modified to a 4 point hip belt
* Available with reverse pull

4 Point Padded Belts
* As for 2 point with 2 additional adjustable front straps to assist keep hip belts in place and accommodate a difficult to position pelvis
* Available with reverse pull

Chest Harnesses
* Require a properly sized solid back to mount them correctly
* Can be mounted in three possible configurations:
* H style
* X style
* Backpack-style
* Closed cell foam wrapped in breathable fabric
* Cam lock adjustments at shoulders
* Quick release adjustments across sternum and down both sides. The lower attachments can be fixed directly to the chair frame or attached with Varilite Frame Clamps
* Dynamic strap option (See Paediatric Shoulder Harness)
* Medium and large sizes

Contoured Chest Harness
* Contoured moulded channels that enable the pads to contour naturally around the user
* Unique dynamic strap, squeeze buckles and sturdy nylon webbing

Chest Belt
* Prevent tipping forwards or shifting sideways
* Hook and loop closure. Made from a heavy duty loop material, the system uses a single metal guide and hook fabric sewn to the all-loop belt
* One size fits all

Tri-End Fittings
* Standard with all belts and harnesses
* Available sizes 20mm, 25mm, 40mm, 50mm

Cam Locks
* Standard with all chest harnesses

Frame Clamps
* Sold as an accessory
* Steel with neoprene rubber coating


Chest belts should not be placed across the waist or abdomen because the tissue is too soft. Positioning waist belts are not to be used as safety restraints. Chest harnesses should never be used without a hip belt. They should not be used as safety restraints.

Price Guide

Price is from Newcastle Mobility



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HIA (Healthcare Innovations Australia)
Area 3 Mitchell Industrial Pk
1506 Main North Rd
Salisbury South
SA 5106
Sales: 1300 499 282
Fax: 08 8125 5990
Contact Person: Graham Dodds
MediHire and Sales (WA - Balcatta)
1/13 Cressall Rd
WA 6021
Sales: 08 9240 6100
Fax: 08 9240 6177
MediHire and Sales (WA - Midvale)
4-10 Farrall Rd
WA 6056
Sales: 08 9374 0355
MediHire and Sales (WA - Wembley)
182-184 Harborne St
WA 6014
Sales: 08 9387 3911
Fax: 08 9387 3122
MediHire and Sales (WA - Willetton )
1/30 Gympie Way
WA 6155
Sales: 08 9354 3111
Fax: 08 9354 3133
Newcastle Mobility
4/166 Hannell St
NSW 2293
Sales: 02 4962 4007
Regency Mediquip Centre P/L (Parkes Mobility)
8 Royal St
NSW 2870
Sales: 02 6862 1300
Fax: 02 6862 6312
Contact Person: Craig John
Toll Free: 1800 675 434


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.