Standard Wheelchair vs. Lightweight Wheelchair
Easy to fold Standard Weight Wheelchairs
If you’re looking for a standard wheelchair with a strong and durable frame, take a look at our standard wheelchairs. Most of the seating guide mechanisms have been built with a low resistant Nylon 6/6 GF 15% or above for the latest in economical seating.
Our wheelchairs come with many different add on features, including options and accessories that cater to your needs. Most standard chairs are made with a steel frame. 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.
Choosing the right Standard Weight Wheelchair?
Choosing a standard wheelchair is best decided when the user who will be operating the chair measures their immediate needs, including lifestyle activities, the amount of time on a daily basis that the chair will be used, and the situation and criteria of their condition.
Different conditions can dictate the type of wheelchair you will need, depending on your needs and level of mobility. Full time wheelchair users may need a different type of wheelchair than part time users, depending on daily activities and lifestyle choices.
We have the best standard weight wheelchairs on the market. You can purchase lightweight folding wheelchairs from the leading wheelchair manufacturer in the country. We also provide ultra lightweight wheelchairs that are easy to fold and store. Light wheelchairs typically are made from aluminum but sometimes from steel or a combination of both metals, which amounts to their less than standard weight.
Light Wheelchairs in this category generally weigh from 29 – 34 lbs. We have many wheelchairs to choose from in this range and well below 29 lbs as well within the Ultralight weight wheelchair category. If it is lightweight you’re looking for, ask about our new 14.5 lb frame ERGO FLIGHT.
At Karman, we have over 100 models, types, variations of lightweight folding wheelchairs to choose from. We have a large selection of manual wheelchairs, including lightweight transport wheelchairs, standard wheelchairs, lightweight wheelchairs, ultralightweight wheelchairs, ergonomic wheelchairs and more. Selecting a category, model, color or even price point is important for the end user to fully appreciate “state of the art” mobility products. We are committed to finding you a perfect chair for your lifetime usage in comfort, mobility and competitive options. We at Karman are here and dedicated to your every needs.
Folding a Lightweight Wheelchair has never been this easy!
All wheelchairs come with companion handles standard. Most are available as 16″ or 18″ seat width. Easy to maneuver over a wheelchair ramp. Most chairs have desk-length armrest pads. Some wheelchair models have have flip-back armrests with makes transporting the chair much easier especially in a trunk of a car or any other storage location. Swing-away detachable leg rest also provide further mobility options and ease of use. Bariatric wheelchairs or heavy duty models. Ask about our adaptive or prescription based Bariatric’s if the KM-8520F20 and KM-8520F22 does not meet any specific needs you have or check out our BT-10 model.
You can find out more about our portable lightweight wheelchairs from our product literature, including this flyer:
STANDARD WEIGHT WHEELCHAIR FLYER
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KN-800T – 39 lbs Standard Desk Length Arms Manual Wheelchair K0001Read More
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LT-700T – 36 lbs Desk Length Detachable Armrests Lightweight Wheelchair K0003Read More