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Compression Guide

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This Compression guide is help you understand the Daylong compression levels and how they translate to other compression levels around the world and the associated products and conditions.

Daylong Classifications

Different manufacturers of compression hosiery work to different specifications. This can be either UK or EU (in Europe some products are called RAL) – which can be confusing.
To help you avoid this confusion we here at Daylong have created our own compression classification. Our chart below, that will help you find where the different standards fit in with your own chart.

Pressure Conversions

Different manufacturers of compression hosiery work to different specifications. This can be either UK or EU (in Europe some products are called RAL) – which can be confusing.

Pressure Conversion
Daylong EU/RAL UK US
Standard Range Standard Range Standard Range

Extra Light

Light
UK Class 1 14-17 mmHg

Moderate
EU Class 1 18-21 mmHg UK Class 2 18-24 mmHg US Class 1 15-20 mmHg
Firm
EU Class 2 23-32 mmHg UK Class 3 25-35 mmHg US Class 2 20-30 mmHg
Extra Firm
EU Class 3 34-46 mmHg US Class 3 30-40 mmHg

Contraindications

Compression hosiery is not recommended in the following circumstances:

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