Field cast

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Field cast
Type Medical
Tech Level TL–9
Cost Cr300
Size 2 Liters
Weight 1 kg

A resizable plastic sleeve, the field cast holds injured limbs stable until proper medical attention can be applied. In starting form it is a flexible plastic which can expand or contract as needed to wrap around a broken or injured limb. A press of a stud on the embedded electric system instantly hardened the plastic to a stiff and immovable state. This stabilizes the limb and any bones within. Pressing the stud again reverts the process, and the plastic again becomes malleable for quick and easy removal when further treatment is available. While generally not reused, the cast can be used four or five times before the internal non-rechargeable power cell is exhausted.