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Inflatable Shim
Inflatable Shim

The Inflatable Shim is used to lift, shift, align, level, or just hold in place such items as windows, doors, appliances, cabinets, furniture, countertops, etc. that are being installed or re-adjusted A substitute for wood or plastic shims and wedges, the device is inflated by squeezing its attached hand pump until the item being worked with is aligned as desired. It will reportedly support up to 300 pounds and span gaps up to 3 inches (and being soft, it will not scratch surfaces). The tool is also designed to pry objects apart (e.g., fragile baseboards and trim from a wall) without damaging them.

Estimated Cost Cost range: $12-$22

Limitations Limitations Addressed by Product: Lower extremity, Upper extremity, Strength/endurance, Back

SourceCalculated Industries, Incorporated
4840 Hytech Drive
Carson City, NV, 89706

SourceRed Horse USA, Incorporated
5317 Lena Road, Suite 105
Bradenton, FL, 34211

SourceTool Orbit
2750 Auto Park Way
Escondido, CA, 92029
Last updated: Aug 30, 2018

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