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Art Reacting to Art: Plaster Bandage Life Casting

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 12/13/2018
Art Reacting to Art: Plaster Bandage Life Casting

Art Reacting to Art: Plaster Bandage Life Casting

Lehigh University has some extremely talented students. This is the second article we have featured them in, showcasing their impressive work with our Orthotape Plaster of Paris plaster bandages.

Cast Mountain!

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 11/21/2018
Cast Mountain!

Cast Mountain!

What a way to make a statement!

To form Cast Mountain, the Christian Care System used a variety of colors that Orthotape offers. Our name brand, Orthotape Fiberlgass casting tape, is what was used to create the cast forms. They built the orthopedic cast up into a mountain of short leg, long leg, long arm, and short arm casts.

Cast Removal Anxiety: Fear the Cast Saw no More!

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 11/6/2018
Cast Removal Anxiety: Fear the Cast Saw no More!

Cast Removal Anxiety: Fear the Cast Saw no More!

Cast removal can create anxiety for a patient. Patients are often in fear when they see a doctor come at them with a huge saw. But there is nothing to fear as the saw is designed with patient protection in mind.

How to Change color or Repair a Broken Cast with fiberglass casting tape.

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 10/23/2018
How to Change color or Repair a Broken Cast with fiberglass casting tape.

How to Change the color or Repair a Broken Cast with OrthoTape


The best way to repair a broken dirty cast or change the color of an existing orthopedic arm or leg cast.

Broken Arm Gifts, Broken Leg Gifts with Casttoo

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 10/23/2018
Broken Arm Gifts, Broken Leg Gifts with Casttoo

Decorate Your Orthopedic Arm or Leg Cast with Casttoo


The wonderful people of Casttoo have created several lines, geared for all ages, to spruce up that cast of yours! They are exactly what the name implies, a cast tattoo, and they’re oh so easy to apply to any cast!

Art Taking Shape Using Plaster Bandages for Life Casting

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 10/22/2018
Art Taking Shape Using Plaster Bandages for Life Casting

Art Taking Shape Using Plaster Bandages for Life Casting


With an Idea steaming from George Segal’s “Walk, Don’t Walk”, 1976, Lehigh University Professor Lucy Gans was inspired. It was a tedious process, as the students worked 3 hours a day, 3+ days a week for several weeks. But the hard work most definitely paid off.

Bamboo Bikes and a Better Community

Posted by ORTHOTAPE.COM on 10/22/2018
Bamboo Bikes and a Better Community

Bamboo Bike made from Fiberglass Casting tape


OrthoTape’s Fiberglass tape came to the rescue, as it takes place of this entire process through one quick method, since, the fiberglass is already impregnated with the resin. And the outcome? A bike frame that’s all that and a bag of chips, if ya know what I mean. Since starting the project in 2015, Mason has been in contact with several local schools about incorporating his program.

Mosaic Art with Plaster Bandages

Posted by Callie Teston @OrthoTape.com on 10/19/2018
Mosaic Art with Plaster Bandages

Mosaic Art with Plaster Bandages



One of our customers, Cindy White at Art by Earth Mother Mosaics, recently sent us their twist on how they use plaster bandages in art. She creates amazing mosaic pieces out of strips of plaster!

Summer is saved with Delta Dry Waterproof Cast Padding

Posted by OrthoTape on 4/4/2018
Summer is saved with Delta Dry Waterproof Cast Padding
Too often kids (& adults) miss out on all the summer fun due to that broken arm or leg because they’re stuck in a traditional orthopedic cast that is not waterproof.