Platform lifts provide a stable safe access alternative for wheelchair users. With working capacities from 300 - 500kg they are able to handle all but the largest of chairs and scooters. Normally only found fitted to high large vans, but newer compact single lifting arm models are becoming available which can fit into large MPV's i.e. Fiat Doblo, Renault Kangoo. Operated by remote control or wired remote handset, wheelchair user can operate lift via a switch on the lift when loaded.
Heavy steel construction with an electro / hydraulic mechanism bi fold platform with non slip deck of steel mesh construction. hydraulic pistons provide lift and load and lift can be wireless remote operated, wired handset operated or via lift mounted switch. lift bolted to rear load area floor with manual hydraulic pump assistance in event of lift failure. overload protection via self resetting circuit breaker