Suction Insert


The Suction Insert is a lightweight suction device that is easy to fabricate into a socket by using a common distal adapter . The suction insert is part of the Alpha Interlock™ Suspension System. This system allows you to interchange suspension methods from suction to locking without remaking a socket.

Product Highlights:
  • Insert weighs 113 g
  • Part of the Alpha Interlock Suspension System
Weight 113 g
181 g with titanium pyramid
70 g distal adapter
Patient Weight Limit 250 lbs (115 kg)
Warranty 12 months from date of patient fitting
U.S. L-Code Suggestions L5647 or L5652
Product No. Description
700-AIS500 Alpha Interlock Suspension System w/Alpha Suction Insert
700-AIS501 Alpha Interlock Suspension System w/Alpha Suction Insert with Titanium Pyramid

Alpha Suction Insert Fabrication Instructions 

Fasteners & Torque
M6 x 10 mm Socket Head Capscrew hand-tighten
 M6 x 30 mm Flat Head Capscrew 9 ft-lbs/12 Nm
Related products:
700-AIS102 Alpha Interlock Suspension System Distal Adapter ONLY(includes fabrication post)
700-AIS486 Alpha Interlock Suspension System Suction Insert Body ONLY (45 g)
AIS-KIT Alpha Interlock Suspension System Kit

Multiple suspension options are provided from one system. Learn the fabrication techniques for using the lanyard, lock, or suction insert in laminated or thermoplastic sockets.

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