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Varilite Icon PAL Swingaway Lateral Supports

Varilite’s Positive Action Lateral, PAL™ Swing-away laterals are designed to use with the Icon Mid and Icon Tall backs, providing lateral positioning and support wherever needed. A PAL lateral system is made up of a lateral pad, shell bracket, pad bracket, and a push button hinge.

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Varilite PAL swingaway laterals are designed for use with the Varilite Icon Back Support range

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  • PAL Pads used in the Positive Active Lateral (PAL) system
    The pads are available in choices of contoured or linear styles, and in three sizes. They are made of closed-cell foam with a steel insert that allows horizontal pad adjustment. The pad foam is protected with a removable, machine washable cover. 
  • Shell Bracket of the PAL system
    The steel Shell Bracket is contoured to mount on the inside of a Varilite Icon Mid or Tall Back shell. The low profile bracket is less than 3mm thick.
  • Pad Bracket of the PAL system
    Constructed of steel for strength, the steel pad bracket attaches securely to the pad. Easy adjustment allows +/- 10 degree of vertical pad rotation. Pad brackets are available in short, long, and offset configurations.
  • Push Button Hinge of the PAL system
    An easily activated push button unlocks the PAL swing away hinge mechanism. Positive locking action indicates when the hinge is securely locked. The hinge can be angle adjusted for up to 225 degrees of swing.
Technical Specification
PAL Swing away lateral pad bracketAnterior Pad Adjustability
Short2.5cm (1")
Short w/2cm offset2.5cm (1")
Long 5.7cm (2.2")
Fixed lateral pad bracket
Long5.7cm (2.2")

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