Wheelchair Ramp Information

Wheelchair Ramps
Wheelchair Ramps
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Wheelchair ramps come in a variety of sizes types and styles. They can be portable units that are available from most wheelchair vendors or they can be permanently installed ramps built by a building contractor.

Our ramp section has information on the different types of ramps and some basic guidelines for constructing a permanent wheelchair ramp.

Wheelchair Ramp Fact Sheets

Wheelchair Ramp Slope Information

Wheelchair Ramp Types

  • Threshold Ramps - for crossing doorway thresholds and low curbs.
  • Suitcase Ramps - bi-fold ramps for low rises and higher curbs.
  • Multi-fold Ramps - tri-fold ramps for high curbs, one or two steps and low van floors.
  • Solid Ramps - non-folding wheelchair ramp generally used similarly to suitcase ramps but less portable.
  • Track Ramps - two telescoping channels to roll 4 wheeled mobility devices into or out of vans.
  • Modular Ramps - semi-permanent ramps that can be assembled into almost any length needed.
  • Vehicle Ramps - ramps that are designed specifically for vehicles.




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