Frequently Asked Questions on Lightweight Chairs


How much do ultra lightweight wheelchairs weigh?
Ultra lightweight manual wheelchairs can weigh as low as 19 lbs.
What are the materials used in making lightweight wheelchairs?

Ultra lightweight wheelchairs are constructed from light yet sturdy metals like aluminium, carbon steel and titanium.

Why is seat to floor height of a wheelchair important?

The seat to floor height is important as a shorter height may lead to dragging feet and inconvenience to the wheelchair user. So the seat to floor height and seat to footplate height must be considered while choosing a wheelchair.

What is overall wheelchair width?

The overall width is obtained by adding 8" (outside wheel to outside wheel) to the seat width in case of most lightweight wheelchairs.