HoverMatt® Single‑Patient Use (SPU) Air Transfer Mattress

Safe Patient Transfer Device

The HoverMatt SPU is designed to be multi-functional. The breathable HoverMatt makes transfers, boosting, positioning and proning easier for caregivers while protecting patient safety. 

HT-Air Supply (sold separately) offers two airflow speeds, as well as a variable speed option for a gradual inflation, for patients who are sensitive, anxious and/or in pain. Learn More >

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Benefits of the HoverMatt SPU:

  • Lowers caregiver injuries – Reduces force required to move patients by 80-90%
  • Improves caregiver productivity – Requires fewer caregivers for improved staff efficiency
  • More comfortable and dignified patient experience – Reduces skin shear
  • Radiolucent and MRI compatible for artifact-free imaging

*Available in reusable and double-coated design

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Maintain Ideal Microclimate

Independent laboratory testing shows compatibility with low air loss beds. The elevated evaporative properties of the breathable HoverMatt SPU help to maintain the ideal microclimate, making it safe to leave under patients for all-day care.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the weight limit of the HoverMatt SPU?

The patient weight limit for the HoverMatt SPU is 1,200 lbs.

Can the HoverMatt SPU be used in Radiology?

Yes, the HoverMatt SPU is radiolucent and MRI compatible.

Is the HoverMatt SPU latex free?

Yes. All HoverTech products are latex free.

Has the HoverMatt had flammability testing?

Yes, and both the reusable and Single-Patient Use HoverMatts passed all required testing.

Is the HoverMatt SPU FDA Approved?

The HoverMatt SPU is listed as a Class II device, registered with the FDA, and is 510K exempt from pre-market notification and approval.

Can you clean/launder a HoverMatt SPU?

The Single-Patient Use HoverMatt (model numbers ending in “SPU”) cannot be laundered. It should be replaced when grossly soiled. All HoverMatt models can be wiped down with the same cleaning products used to disinfect medical equipment.


HoverTech’s Safe Patient Handling program applies real-world experience to support a safer work environment while increasing patient satisfaction.