Frequently Asked Questions about Wheelchairs
Are you a factory or a trading company?
We are a manufacturer and trade enterprise specializing in wheelchairs, scooters, and walking aids.
Is a free sample available?
All samples are charged for the first time. sample fee can be refunded in mass order.
Do you provide any after-sales service?
We provide offer 12 months warranty for all our products. Within 12 months after the purchase, if the product itself has quality problems, we will provide free parts and after-sales guidance.
How do you make our business long-term and good relationship?
-1. We keep good quality and competitive price to ensure our customers benefit ;
-2. We respect every customer as our friend and we sincerely do business and make friends with them, no matter where they come from.
Will you provide operational guidance for us?
Can the folding electric wheelchair be carried onto an airplane?
Can I have some more parts like wheels?
1. How can we guarantee the quality?
Always a pre-production sample before mass production;
Always final Inspection before shipment;
2. What can you buy from us?
Medical Consumables, Laboratory Consumables, Medical Equipments, Laboratory Equipment
3. Why should you buy from us, not from other suppliers?
We provide a wide range of medical, health sciences, first aid, and laboratory products and services to customers in more countries.
How to choose a wheelchair? What should be paid attention to?
The selection of a wheelchair should take into account the nature and extent of use, age, general functional status, and place of use. If you can’t operate the wheelchair yourself, you can choose a simple wheelchair, which can be pushed by someone else. The wounded whose upper limbs are basically normal, such as lower limb amputee wounded, low paraplegic wounded, etc., can choose a pneumatic tire wheelchair with a handwheel in an ordinary wheelchair. The upper limbs are strong, but the fingers are paralyzed, and the wheelchair with the gripper on the handwheel can be selected.
How many types of wheelchairs are there for the disabled?
Push Wheelchair Electric Wheelchair Wheelchair
What is a push wheelchair like?
The shape is like a chair, with four wheels, armrests on both sides, and footrests on the front. Some hand wheelchairs have larger rear wheels, add a hand wheel, and the brakes also rely on the rear wheels. This kind of hand wheelchair is not only pushed by others. In addition, you can also walk by yourself. There is also a small rear wheel, there is no push ring, and you must rely on others, but it is larger than the front wheel, and the front wheel is smaller and used for steering. There are anti-roll wheels behind the wheelchair. The hand-push wheelchair is relatively light and can be folded away. It is suitable for general situations or people with short-term mobility difficulties. The hand-pulled wheelchair generally needs to be accompanied by family members and is not suitable for long-term sitting.
What is an electric wheelchair?
The structure of the electric wheelchair is basically the same as that of the hand-push wheelchair, that is, it has more batteries than the hand-push wheelchair, which is more user-friendly. As long as the user’s awareness and control ability are good, it is a good choice to use the electric wheel, so that you can control it yourself. , no need to trouble others, but pay special attention to safety when using an electric wheelchair to cross a ditch or cut. In addition, electric wheelchairs also require a large space for activities indoors.
What is a wheelchair like?
Also called electric scooters, many elderly people are using them. Roughly divided into three-wheel and four-wheel and single-seat and two-seat, driven by an electric motor, electromagnetic brake, the speed is generally limited below 15km/h, as long as the user’s mind is clear, and they want to travel farther, so electric A scooter is an ideal choice.
What materials are general wheelchairs made of?
There are steel pipes, aluminum alloys, aerospace aluminum alloys.
How to maintain the wheelchair?
First of all, you must fully understand the device, how to use it, and the functions of the buttons everywhere. Don’t buy anything. It can’t be used flexibly at critical moments, especially how to start and how to stop quickly, which can play a key role in emergencies.
Keep the car body clean and put it in a dry and ventilated place to prevent the accessories from rusting.
Before using the wheelchair and within one month, check whether the bolts are loose. If they are loose, they should be tightened in time. In normal use, check every three months to ensure that all parts are in good condition, check all kinds of firm nuts on the wheelchair (especially the fixing nuts of the rear axle), and if they are found to be loose, they need to be adjusted and tightened in time.
Please check the tire usage regularly, repair the rotating parts in time, and regularly add a small amount of lubricating oil.
Sometimes it is unavoidable to go out with muddy water or get wet by rain. Pay attention to cleaning and wiping the soil in time, and apply anti-rust wax. Rainwater is too acidic. If the soil is not cleaned in time, it will easily cause the wheelchair to rust. affect its beauty.
How does the wheelchair fold?
First, unfold the wheelchair, hold the handgrips with both hands to separate the left and right frames, gently press on both sides of the seat cushion with the palms to the positioning, the wheelchair will be unfolded, then snap the toilet into the seat tube, press the four positioning blocks, and then Flip the left and right foot pedals upwards and pull them out, open the four positioning blocks of the toilet bowl and take it away from the toilet bowl, and gently lift the middle of the seat tube with both hands to fold it.
What are the characteristics of different wheelchairs?
Ordinary wheelchair: It is mainly composed of a wheelchair frame, wheel, brake, and other devices.
Scope of application: lower extremity disability, hemiplegia, paraplegia below the chest, and the elderly with limited mobility.
Features: Patients can operate fixed armrests or detachable armrests, fixed footrests, or detachable footrests, and can be folded for carrying or when not in use.
According to the model and price, it is divided into the hard seat, soft seat, pneumatic tire, or solid tire.
Special wheelchair: It has complete functions. It is not only a mobility tool for the disabled and people with reduced mobility but also has other functions.
High-back reclining wheelchair: suitable for high paraplegics and the elderly and infirm.
Electric wheelchair: for people with high paraplegia or hemiplegia but with the ability to control with one hand.
Toilet wheel: for the disabled and the elderly who cannot go to the toilet on their own. There are small-wheeled toilet chairs and wheelchairs with toilet bowls, which can be selected according to the occasion of use.
Sports wheelchair: It is used for disabled people in sports activities, divided into two categories: ball games and racing. The design is special, and the materials used are generally aluminum alloy or light materials, which are strong and lightweight.
Standing wheelchair: It is a standing and sitting wheelchair for standing training for patients with paraplegia or cerebral palsy.
What are the requirements for the size of a wheelchair for the elderly?
According to the posture of the elderly, there are various types of wheelchairs: large, medium, and small: because the size of the wheelchair directly affects the comfort of the elderly in using the wheelchair, the choice needs to be cautious. The following data can be used for your reference:
1. The overall width of the wheelchair: the large size is less than 650mm, the medium size is less than 600mm, and the small size is less than 570mm. This is the outer dimension between the left and right handwheels when in use.
2. The width of the seat is based on the size of the inner side of the front backrest column, the large size is 400mm, the medium size is 380mm, and the small size is 330mm.
3. Size from seat surface to armrest: large 250mm, medium 240mm, small 230mm.
4. The size of the handle from the ground to the back of the seat: large 450mm, medium 420mm, small 400mm.
5. The total height of the wheelchair, that is, the height from the ground to the handle on the back of the seat, should be less than 980mm.