Astro Berkshire

The Astro Berkshire is the premium pressure reducing cushion within the entire seating range. Its slightly profiled appearance and high density visco elastic base, combined with a polyurethane type gel surface technology. Provides outstanding pressure reduction, whilst offering cooling properties to the skins surface area.

Available in a high frequency welded, polyurethane, multi stretch, vapour permeable cover and safe non-slip base as standard. However, a black “spacer” type material is available for use in wheelchairs as required.

This product is applicable to multi-disciplinary environments.


  • Multi-stretch, vapour permeable cover material aids infection control
  • Fully High Frequency welded prevents fluid ingress
  • Fire retardant BS7176 (Certificates dated February 2016 & July 2016)
  • Specialist Gel & Visco Elastic Foam design combination ensures the very highest level of comfort and pressure re-distribution is achieved
  • Gel interface surface provides excellent cooling properties whilst aiding skins micro climate
  • Various sizes available compatible with most standard seating systems
  • UK Manufactured product provides total confidence to user via exceptional quality and workmanship
  • Clinically proven giving peace of mind to nursing staff and patients alike

Technical Information

  • Risk Factor – High to Very High Risk
  • Maximum Patient Weight – 26 Stone or 165kg
  • Cushion Dimensions – 44 x 44 x 7.5cm as standard (other sizes available as special)
  • Cushion Weight – Approximately 3kg
  • Cushion Cover Coating – 200–230g
  • Cushion Colour – Purple top with blue base (also optional navy blue available)
  • Fire Retardancy Standards – BS7176 (Certificates dated February 2016 & July 2016)
  • Warranty – 2 years