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Item Details

FAS Protecta Caps

ILC Reference NO 12:54:001
Item sourced from ILC SA database

Protecta Cap standard model - jungle print

Short Description
A lightweight, shock absorbing, foam padded helmet suitable for use with hydrotherapy. Available in six sizes. Two models are available.

Price Guide
Refer to supplier information for pricing details.

More Details
The helmet is designed to protect the top, back and sides of the head and fastens with a chin strap.

It is made from Ensolite foam which is hand-stitched and available in a variety of colourful fabrics. The chin strap is made of soft cotton knit fabric and has a Velcro fastening.

The helmet covers the forehead and ears and is designed so that it should not absorb air, crack, break down, breed bacteria or absorb water.

The helmet floats in water and is hand or machine washable and dryable.

Available in a range of colours depending on the size and model.
Colours include: blue, red, burgundy, deep teal, jungle print, plum, yellow, pink, denim and royal blue

Two models are available:

Protecta Cap
Standard model, available in six sizes from baby to adult.

Protecta Cap +Plus
Provides more rigid protection with an additional outside layer which is twice as dense and has the option of a chin guard. Additional core layers are also able to be inserted into a series of pockets to increase rigidity. Available in five sizes.

Protecta Cap
Baby.........fits 350mm - 420mm head circumference
Toddler......fits 410mm - 470mm head circumference
Preschool....fits 470mm - 520mm head circumference
Child........fits 520mm - 570mm head circumference
Teen.........fits 570mm - 620mm head circumference
Adult........fits 620mm - 670mm head circumference

Protecta Cap +Plus
X-Small......fits 350mm - 445mm head circumference
Small........fits 430mm - 495mm head circumference
Medium.......fits 480mm - 545mm head circumference
Large........fits 535mm - 595mm head circumference
X-Large......fits 585mm - 645mm head circumference

Some assistive technology needs to meet Australian or other standards. Standards may relate to materials, manufacturing and installation. Products that meet Australian or international standards will have written certification. To find out if a product meets Australian Standards ask the supplier to show you the certificate. For a fact sheet about standards contact us or visit

Place Of Manufacture
United States of America

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