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How wide is a drive wheelchair?

How wide is a drive wheelchair?

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Brand Drive Medical
Color Blue
Item Weight 41.25 Pounds
Style Swing Away Footrests
Item Dimensions LxWxH 36 x 24 x 42 inches

How much does a Drive Silver Sport 2 Wheelchair Weigh?


Back Height 16″
Carton Shipping Weight 48 lbs | 49 lbs | 50 lbs
Height 36″
Length with Riggings 42″
Product Weight with 16 Seat 40 lbs

Do wheelchairs come in different widths?

Standard wheelchairs widths are 16″ (narrow adult), 18″ (average adult) and 20″ (wide adult). For children and small adult sizes as small as 8” are available. Adults with wider body frames can get seats from 28” and wider.

What are standard wheelchair dimensions?

There is no uniform standard for wheelchair dimensions. Much like a piece of clothing, a wheelchair user needs to find the right fit for their chair. However, the typical wheelchair is around 36 inches tall, 25 inches wide and 32 inches long.

What is a Type 2 wheelchair?

Type 2 Wheelchair Lightweight wheelchairs are in the 25-38 lbs range and are often made of combinations of aluminum and carbon fiber. Suitable for more active wheelchair users, Type 2 wheelchairs include swing-away or elevating footrests and convenient removable arms for easier access and side transfers.

What size is standard wheelchair?

What is the narrowest wheelchair available?

Narrowest Wheelchairs: 18″ Seat Width At only 24″ wide at their widest points, the Silver Sport 1 Wheelchair and again, the Blue Streak Wheelchair, star as the narrowest 18″ wheelchairs available on the market.

What is the width of a narrow wheelchair?

The narrowest wheelchair is the Drive Medical Lightweight Transport Chair which is only 21 inches wide from edge to edge with a 17″ seat width. The narrowest self-propelled wheelchair though is the Medline Excel K4 which is only 23.5 inches wide from wheel to wheel with a 16″ seat width.

What is the widest width of a wheelchair?

Depending on size and type, a wheelchair’s width could range from 21” (for narrow transport chairs) to 40” wide (for heavy duty wheelchairs).

What is a standard wheelchair?

Standard manual wheelchairs are the most frequently used wheelchairs in today’s market. Standard wheelchairs weigh over 35 lbs. without the front riggings, they have a seat width and depth between 16 and 20 inches, and have fixed or detachable armrests.

How do you measure for a wheelchair?

Measure the distance from the heel of the shoe to the hollow at the back of the knee. Subtract any cushion thickness to give the wheelchair measurement. Remove the seat cushion. Measure the distance from the back edge of the footplate to the front edge of the seat cover (without sagging of cover).