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Soft Foam Buffer protects workers from sharp corners.

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Fastened via integral Velcro® strip, AliEdge(TM) extends over both sides of 90° edge to provide ½ in. thick buffer that protects workers from otherwise exposed sharp edges. It comes in varying lengths and widths, is made of closed-cell polyethylene foam, and may be cut to length. Also available, AliEdge ESD offers same protection as AliEdge but adds layer of antistatic resin for manufacturing areas where electrostatic discharge poses additional danger.

Original Press Release:

AliEdge(TM) Takes the Edge Off Sharp Corners

March 1,2006, Dedham, MA-AliMed® inc., a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of ergonomic products, offers a simple and effective solution to the everyday problem of sharp edges-AliEdge(TM). AliEdge is a soft foam buffer that easily attaches to hazardous edges and corners.

Throughout the workday virtually every employee is exposed to sharp edges: tables, benches, shelves, doorways, beams, overhangs, and more. AliEdge takes the sting out of these common hazards. Using an integral Velcro® strip, it easily fastens to most surfaces and provides a 1/2"-thick cushion that extends over both sides of a 90° edge. AliEdge is available in varying lengths and widths and may be cut to length.

Made of closed-cell polyethylene foam, AliEdge wipes clean in seconds, making it ideal for use in various environments. For manufacturing areas where electrostatic discharge (ESD) is an additional danger, AliMed offers AliEdge ESD. It provides the same protection as AliEdge, but also features a layer of antistatic resin to ensure long-term protection against shock. AliEdge ESD meets surface resistivity requirements and is pink, the nationally recognized color of static-dissipative materials.

AliEdge, AliEdge ESD, and a broad selection of other industrial safety solutions can be found in AliMed's 2006 Issue 2 Ergonomics catalog. It features almost 200 pages of innovative products designed to make the workplace safer and more comfortable. To request a free copy, please call 800-225-2610 or log onto

Since its inception in the early 1970s, AliMed® inc. has grown to become a leading designer, manufacturer, and distributor of patient care, rehabilitation, operating room, and ergonomic products. AliMed is a customer-service oriented company committed to promoting health and wellness by providing high quality, health-related supplies in a cost-effective manner. AliMed now distributes more than 50,000 products to healthcare facilities and businesses worldwide. A comprehensive selection of AliMed products is available online at

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