Portable ramps indispensable for institutions and residences
Portable ramps are indispensable in institutions and residences that are frequented by people with mobility issues, especially wheelchair users. Leading suppliers of accessibility equipment offer premium quality aluminum ramps for various types of settings.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Portable Ramps - Indispensable for Institutions and ResidencesPortable ramps are indispensable in institutions and residences that arefrequented by people with mobility issues, especially wheelchair users. Theyhelp them avoid the use of stairs or challenges posed by doorways orentrances at a higher level. Leading suppliers of accessibility equipmentoffer premium quality ramps for various types of settings.Benefits of Aluminum RampsRamps come in different shapes, sizesand dimensions. Portable ramps offermany benefits. They are less physicallydemanding on users than stairs. Theseramps are a great help for people whofind it difficult to climb stairs due torestricted knee and ankle movement.They provide easy access for wheelchairs and other wheeled vehicles.Quality aluminum ramps are lightweight, safe, durable and corrosion-resistant.Popular Wheelchair Ramp ModelsA leading manufacturer, Prairie View offers premium quality portable rampsthat are durable, storable and affordable. These include the BariatricMultifold Ramp and the Multifold Ramp. These models require noinstallation and come with many useful features:
• Separate into two pieces for easy carrying • Lightweight, easy-to-handle and set up • Durable welded construction • Can accommodate wheelchairs and scooters with various wheel configurations • Anti-slip, high traction surface • Safety guide to indicate if the ramp is on a safe slope • Anti-slip, high traction surfaceThe patented center joint hinge of the Bariatric Multifold Ramp eliminatespinch point and adds strength. The full platform of the Multifold Rampensures excellent stability and s safety guide Indicates if it is on a safe slope.Both these outdoor ramps come with limited lifetime warranty.Buying a Portable RampWhen buying portable ramps for institutions or residences, consider theheight that the ramp has to overcome, that is, the vertical distance betweenthe place where the ramp will be anchored and where the upper part theramp will rest. Besides the height of the stairs, also consider the length of theramp and the width of the opening if the landing is in a doorway. You willneed more room to set up a long ramp. Also, remember that if the ramp istoo steep, it may be difficult to access.There are many types of outdoor ramps in the market and you need topurchase the model that best suits your requirements. It is therefore
important to buy accessibility equipment from a reliable dealer that canprovide you the guidance required to choose the right model. For a safe,durable and economical portable ramp, choose a product offered by aleading manufacturer. Contact Details DAY Elevator and Lift 54 Thompson Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10012 Phone: (212)775-0080Article Source: http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/view/286900