Valentino synthetic pads were developed by the band director Valentino as an emergency pad band directors can install quickly and easily. They are easy to work with making them a very popular choice. It was used for a short period of time for Buffet's B10 student clarinet. Valentino offers several types of pads that simplify installation. They all consist of closed, quiet foam.
Valentino Pad with strong impression and
We don't use them unless someone requests it in particular. When they get older they can get very deep impressions. We experienced that they can get sticky, dampen the sound and resonance, and don't seal anymore.