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Össur Connect® TF Prosthetic socket

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A new era of prosthetics

Low active above-knee amputees often do not receive a prosthesis. Regular sockets can be a struggle to wear for lower active patients and need to be custom fabricated in a time consuming process. The result is a large patient group that currently has to resort to using a wheelchair. Össur developed the new Connect TF exactly for this often overlooked group of patients. The flexible socket solution is adjustable to the shape of the residual limb and is easy to put on for the user, even when sitting down.

Same day: walk away!

The unique design enables fitting of the socket in under a day – time saving compared to conventional sockets. The flexible shells with soft edges conform to the body and by adjusting the length of the laces and the angle, the prosthetist can quickly create a socket that fits. As a final step, simply rotate the ergonomic lever to tighten the system for a perfect fit.

The WAACS story

At WAACS we love making small steps that have a large positive impact, especially if those steps are taken by prosthetic users. In Össur we found a partner who likes smart and meaningful product innovations just as much as us. The idea for an adaptable socket was born a long time in the heads of Össur’s innovators. We started by testing their working prototypes – then we not only upgraded the look and feel but also realized several improvements to the wearing comfort and the usability.

 

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BLACK FRIDAY DEAL | The Marcel magazine holder

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Real Rotterdam design!

This limited edition of the Marcel magazine holder is designed by WAACS with graphics by STANG. The perfect gift for the holidays. The magazine holder is made of opaque white polypropylene. Small suction cups make it possible to mount it onto a smooth surface.

Get your very own Marcel magazine holder in Limited Edition for €29,- Free shipping in EU. While supplies last!

Send us an email for order details: more[at]waacs.nl

Senseo back in the spotlights

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Every now and then, the original Senseo designed by WAACS 20 years ago, makes its way back into the spotlights. The famous coffee maker that revolutionized the world of coffee has been featured in Douwe Egberts‘ anniversary coffee table book: “100 years of Douwe Egberts in Utrecht”. On top of that, the Senseo has also earned a spot in the permanent design exhibition ‘What is Design?’ in the Cube Design Museum in Kerkrade. Read More