Mobility devices allow people with mobility issues to independently move in their surroundings with complete freedom. But for enhanced comfort and safety while moving in and out of a vehicle or a building, you would need a portable wheelchair ramp that allows you to make comfortable entry and exit out of your house or your car. As the name suggests, these ramps are portable enough to carry along. They are much lighter in weight and fold for easy storage and transport. At HPFY, you will get a wide variety of portable ramps in various sizes and materials with different types of uses.
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When buying a wheelchair ramp, it is important to look at some of the important features of wheelchair accessible ramps. Here, you will find some of the most important points to consider:
It is important to look at the weight capacity of the ramp that you are purchasing. In this, you need to determine the weight of the user and the mobile device that you will be using. Choose a wheel chair ramp by considering both perspectives. If the wheelchair ramp exceeds its weight capacity, it can result in structural failure. This makes it crucial to calculate the precise weight you want the ramp to support.
The portable wheelchair ramps are made with a variety of materials like rubber, steel, aluminum, and more. The durability of the ramp is important so that you can have a long-lasting usage of these ramps. Most portable ramps are constructed with some form of heavy-duty aluminum that is quick and easy to install and extremely durable over the long term.
Ramps for Wheelchair should be lightweight, foldable, and easy to transport. These features make it comfortable to carry along wherever you go. Most of the handicap ramps fold like a suitcase enabling them to be taken along on business trips, vacations, and visits with family or friends.
It's extremely important to have a measurement of the space where you will be using the ramp. For every one inch of rising, there should be twelve inches of ramp length. Ramps that are too long for the step or steps will decrease the steepness of the slope, making it safer and easier to use than shorter ramps. However, if the ramp is longer than necessary, it may require additional space that isn't feasible at your location. Similarly, the width of the ramp should be large and wide enough for big power wheelchairs or mobility scooters. Some ramp styles separate into two pieces that can be placed as needed to accommodate the wider wheelbases on some mobility equipment.
Mobility Scooter Ramps are designed for easy movement of wheelchair or scooter users over a threshold or raised surfaces. They can also be used for moving in and out of the car or bus and can be placed over the steps as well. At HPFY, you will get a wide range of ramps that fulfill these requirements. We bring these durable wheelchair ramps from top-selling manufacturers like Safepath Products, Roll-A-Ramp, Prairie View Industries, and more.
Safepath EZEdge Threshold Ramp is designed to allow easy movement of mobile devices over the threshold barrier. It decreases the pressure on the caregiver while moving the wheelchair or other mobile devices in and out of the house with a raised threshold. It offers an easy transition from one height to another without any difficulty. The versatile rubber design accommodates a step or door jamb from 1/2" to 2-3/4" high.
PVI Portable Ramp has the best feature of folding down like a suitcase. This special quality makes it easy to carry along wherever you go. PVI Ramp has a closure strap that locks ramp panels together. The single axle has a weight capacity of 400 lbs, and the two axles have a weight capacity of 800 lbs. The safety guide indicates if the ramp is on a safe slope.
PVI Wheel-A-Bout ramp is designed with a wheel design that makes it easy to transport. This ramp has an anti-slip, high traction surface that makes it a safe and reliable choice. It has a 600 lb weight capacity, a tool-free setup, and is durable with its aluminum construction.
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It is always better to choose the longest ramp possible that suits the space it needs to fit into, your ability to lift /store/move it & within the budget you want to spend. This will produce a lesser gradient and makes it easier and safer for the wheelchair or scooter to self-propel or to be assisted.
Steeper gradients are fine for loading unladen scooters and powerchairs into vehicles. 6 - 8ft long ramps will work for most vehicles.
Yes, Portable ramps come with a lip approximately 1? in height to prevent a wheelchair, scooter, and other mobility devices from rolling off.
Folding ramps provide a simple and safe way to navigate through doorways, raised landings, curbs, and more. These ramps fold up for added portability. Most models in this category are lightweight, and some ramps can even be carried like a suitcase.