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Commercial Vertical Platform Lifts


Chairlift MEVertical Wheelchair Lifts are a versatile, cost effective solution for overcoming an architectural barrier in a commercial setting. There are several types of wheelchair lifts:

  • Unenclosed – the lift is not enclosed in any way. Only up to 60 inches of travel
  • Shaft Way – the lift is designed to be installed in a drywall shaft way
  • Enclosed – the lift is designed with its own shaft way usually metal framing with either steel panels or see through acrylic panels
  • Hybrid – a cross between an elevator and a vertical platform lift. Much more esthetically pleasing.

Also keep in mind that there are many different options available for each type of lift:

  • Different platform sizes (some states require a very specific size)
  • Different exit and enter configurations
  • An assortment of platform and lift gates, fire coded doors, power gate operators, etc.
  • Different drive options such as screw drive, screw drive with battery backup, and hydraulic
  • A large number of color options available. The days of the standard ivory or beige color are long gone.

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Which wheelchair lift is right for your application? What options, if any, are needed to make your lift code compliant? Talk to one of our Elevator & Lift Specialists.

All traditional wheelchair lifts look pretty much the same. If you lined up 6 different manufactures lifts in a row, the average layperson would say they are all the same. While they may all look the same they are built very differently and in the long term that matters a great deal.

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