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Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift

 

Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift
 
Butler�s Incline Wheelchair Lift
 

 


 

 


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An automatically-retractable end ramp and guard locks firmly in place during operation.
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   

The Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift (IPL) is the perfect solution for a home with stairs where someone cannot transfer to a wheelchair lift or needs to have a wheel chair on both levels of their home.

As well as ADA-compliance, our wheelchair lift models meet or exceed all National Safety Code (ANSI/ASME code) requirements. Our wheelchair lift models are V.A. approved and have UL� and CSA certified components.

Standard lifting capacity is 500 lbs.(227 kg.) The optional lifting capacity is 750 lbs (350 kg).

In the event of a power failure, the standard battery backup will bring the platform up and down as many as 12-15 times, depending on the age of the battery, the height and the load, so the user is never left stranded

Safety Features

The Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift can be equipped with an automatically folding end ramp and guard that locks firmly in place during operation.

Battery backup is standard.

  • Each wheelchair lift has an emergency stop button standard.
  • Optional key-operated controls provide additional safety and allow for parental control.
  • Slack/broken chain safety
  • Redundant platform safeties
  • Platform safety apron
  • Overspeed governer
  • Upper and lower limit switches
  • Overtravel safety switch
  • Safety clutch

 

The two-rail design means the installation is simple and requires minimal changes to
the stairway. There is no need to modify the walls, the rails mount on the landings.

inclined wheelchair lift in use
Mechanisms are carefully
concealed to optimize safety
and provide more seamless
aesthetic integration with the
home or commercial environment.

Controls

Each Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift has three directional switches, all within easy reach of the user. One on the platform, another at the upper landing and another at the bottom landing.  Wall mounted controls are available at a small additional cost. All switches are �momentary� (constant pressure) to meet safety code requirements.

Each wheelchair lift has an emergency stop button standard.

 

Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift In Use
 

Comfort and Convenience

Each of the rails on our Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift takes
up just four inches of stair width when the unit is not
in use, ensuring the safety and convenience of other
family members and users.

The Butler Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is also designed with appearance and functionality in mind. All the working mechanisms are concealed to offer a seamless, attractive appearance and optimum safety in homes and public buildings.

 

Color options

Butler Wheelchair Lift models are offered in two standard colors tan and brown. Custom colors are available, often at no additional cost.

Installation and service

Butler wheelchair lifts are designed for installation that couldn't be easier or less invasive. The rails attach at the top and bottom of the stairs with no modifications needed to walls. The power unit can be located almost anywhere at the bottom of the stairs including through an adjoining wall.  Our Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift uses standard residential or commercial 110 volt power.

We back our inclined wheelchair lift products with a five-year limited warranty, as well as nationwide customer service and maintenance either direct with Butler Mobility or through one of our authorized dealer/installers.

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Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift
Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift Analysis � PDF 1.03 MB

Butler Mobility Products is a Pennsylvania manufacturer of premium quality Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts (IPLs), Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts (VPLs), Courtroom Rostrum Wheelchair Lifts (CRLs), Church Sanctuary Wheelchair Lifts (CSLs), and Dumbwaiters. They are rugged, sturdy units with UL� and CSA certified components.
Butler Mobility Inclined Wheelchair Lifts and Vertical Wheelchair Lifts come standard with battery backup and a quiet, powerful new power unit. The Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts have a lifting capacity of either 500 pounds or 750 pounds. Butler Mobility wheelchair lifts are the only Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts with UL� and CSA certified components to lift 750 pounds

We have been providing our customers with wheelchair lift and dumbwaiter products that improve the quality of their lives for over 50 years. We deliver freedom, independence and convenience with safe, reliable and unobtrusive dumbwaiters and wheelchair lifts.

We have thousands of satisfied customers all around the USA and Canada. We offer innovative wheelchair lift and dumbwaiter products along with dependable service from us and our qualified dealers. We offer an affordable product line of vertical and incline platform wheelchair lifts and dumbwaiters. Our high quality, rugged assemblies with minimal moving parts are manufactured with pride in the USA. That�s why they are called, "The Lifts that Last�"

Accessibility � here is the international symbol



Accessible Route � a defined path in a building that has no barriers to travel for a wheelchair user or mobility impaired pedestrian.  Butler Mobility products remove the barriers to free travel in buildings.
ADA � The Americans with Disabilities Act � This legislation provides broad nondiscrimination protection in employment, public services, public accommodation and services operated by private entities, transportation and telecommunications for individuals with disabilities.  Butler Mobility�s products are designed in particular with the Incline wheelchair lifts or the vertical wheelchair lifts or the courtroom rostrum wheelchair lifts to comply with these requirements.

ADAAG: Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines. Developed by the Federal Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The Access Board) and incorporated in the ADA regulations for new construction and alterations of commercial facilities and government buildings. ADAAG references the 2001 edition of ASME A18.1.

ASME A18.1 - Standards for vertical platform wheelchair lifts and incline platform wheelchair lifts can be found in The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) standard A18.1, Safety Standard for Platform Wheelchair Lifts.  Butler Mobility Platform Wheelchair Lifts and Incline Platform Wheelchair Lifts comply with the ASME A18.1 standards.
CSA B355 � The Canadian standards for vertical and incline platform wheelchair lifts can be found in the CSA standard B355, Lifts for Persons with Disabilities. Butler Mobility Platform Wheelchair Lifts and Incline Wheelchair Lifts comply with the CSA B355 standards.
Disability � generally, there are three requirements:

  1. A physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual
  2. A record of such an impairment
  3. Or being regarded as having such an impairment

Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts - are designed to transport wheelchair users or mobility impaired pedestrians between building levels.  A moving floor surface follows steel tracks, usually in an existing stair case.  They can be used as part of an interior or exterior accessible route.  The Butler Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is an excellent choice for interior applications.

Means of Egress- A continuous and unobstructed path of travel from any occupied portion of a building or structure to a public way.

Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts - allow transfer of wheelchair users and mobility impaired pedestrians between one or more levels.  They require much less space than a ramp and are often more cost effective. They can be used as part of an interior or exterior accessible route.  Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts are often used to provide access to stage areas, for judicial courtroom applications and assembly seating.  The Butler Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts are specifically designed for stage access and judicial facility applications.

Code authorization for Lifts in the 2009 IBC
Existing Structures � IBC 3411.8.3.  
Platform wheelchair lifts are permitted as part of an accessible route.  Butler�s platform wheelchair lift products are great choices for adding access to existing buildings.  Contact us to learn how we can help you.
New Construction � IBC 1109.7
1. Provide access to a performing area or speaker platform in Group A occupancies.  Butler Mobility�s Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lift is specifically designed to satisfy this requirement.
2. Provide access to required wheelchair spaces in Group A occupancies. 
3. Provide access to spaces that are not open to the general public with an occupant load of 5 maximum.  Butler Mobility Wheelchair Lifts are cost effective enough to use even in limited applications.
4. Provide access to a dwelling or sleeping unit.   Butler Mobility has a residential lift for most applications.
5. Provide access to wheelchair seating spaces in outdoor dining terraces.
6. Provide access to jury boxes and witness stands; raised courtroom stations and to depressed areas such as the well of the court.  The Butler Courtroom Wheelchair Lift is specifically designed to interface with the formal interior of a courtroom.
7. Provide access to load and unload areas serving amusement rides.
8. Provide access to play components or soft contained play structures.
9. Provide access to team or player seating areas.
10. Provide access where existing exterior site constraints make use of a ramp or elevator infeasible.

 

About Us

Certifications and Quality Management

The Butler Mobility product line of wheelchair lifts and dumbwaiters is designed and manufactured with a strong emphasis on quality, dependability, and especially customer safety.  We have established an excellent reputation for safety and reliability over nearly 5 decades of service with thousands of satisfied users.  It is not unusual for Butler wheelchair lift or dumbwaiter to work for 25 or 30 years without service.  That�s why they are called, "The Lifts that Last�"

Welding Chair Lifts

Butler lifts and dumbwaiters meet or exceed all requirements of the appropriate National Safety Codes (ANSI/ASME codes).

Strict inventory control and quality management systems allow us to successfully meet production schedules and specific requirements, which helps sustain highly competitive pricing. Integrated vendor management controls contribute to the ultimate affordability of the Butler Mobility product line product line of wheelchair lift models and dumbwaiters.

 

     
     

Butler Mobility Products is a Pennsylvania manufacturer of premium quality Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts, Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts , Courtroom Rostrum Wheelchair Lifts, Church Sanctuary Wheelchair Lifts as well as Dumbwaiters.   All of our wheelchair lift and dumbwaiter products are rugged, sturdy units with UL� and CSA certified components.

Butler Mobility's inclined platform wheelchair lifts and vertical platform wheelchair lifts come standard with battery backup and a quiet, powerful new power unit.  The inclined platform wheelchair lifts has a lifting capacity of either 500 or 750 pounds.  Butler Mobility has been providing customers with wheelchair lift and dumbwaiter elevator products that improve the quality of their lives for over 50 years.  We deliver freedom, independence and convenience with safe, reliable and unobtrusive products.

At Butler Mobility Products we have thousands of satisfied customers all around the United States and Canada. We offer innovative wheelchair lifts and dumbwaiter elevator products along with dependable service from our qualified dealers. Our high quality, rugged assemblies with minimal moving parts are manufactured with pride here in the USA. That�s why our wheelchair and dumbwaiter lifts are called; "The Lifts that Last�"

 

   

Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts The Butler Mobility Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift (IPL) is the perfect solution for a home with stairs where someone cannot transfer to a wheelchair lift or needs to have a wheel chair on both levels of their home.

As well as ADA-compliance, our wheelchair lift models meet or exceed all National Safety Code (ANSI/ASME code) requirements. Our wheelchair lifts are V.A. approved and have UL� and CSA certified components.

Standard lifting capacity is 500 lbs.(227 kg.) The optional lifting capacity is 750 lbs (350 kg).

In the event of a power failure, the standard battery backup will bring the platform up and down as many as 12-15 times, depending on the age of the battery, the height and the load, so the user is never left stranded

Safety Features Our Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts can be equipped with an automatically folding end ramp and guard that locks firmly in place during operation.

Battery backup is standard.

�Each wheel chair lift has an emergency stop button standard.
�Optional key-operated controls provide additional safety and allow for parental control.
�Slack/broken chain safety
�Redundant platform safeties
�Platform safety apron
�Overspeed governer
�Upper and lower limit switches
�Overtravel safety switch
�Safety clutch
The two-rail design means the installation is simple and requires minimal changes to

the stairway. There is no need to modify the walls, the rails mount on the landings.

Controls All Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts have three directional switches, all within easy reach of the user. One on the platform, another at the upper landing and another at the bottom landing. Wall mounted controls are available at a small additional cost. All switches are �momentary� (constant pressure) to meet safety code requirements.

Each wheel chair lift has an emergency stop button standard.

Comfort and Convenience Each rail on our Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lifts takes up just four inches of stair width when the unit is not in use, ensuring the safety and convenience of other family members and users.

The Butler Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift is also designed with appearance and functionality in mind. All the working mechanisms are concealed to offer a seamless, attractive appearance and optimum safety in homes and public buildings.

Color options Butler Wheelchair Lift models are offered in two standard colors � tan and brown. Custom colors are available, often at no additional cost.

Installation and service Butler wheel chair lifts are designed for installation that couldn�t be easier or less invasive. The rails attach at the top and bottom of the stairs with no modifications needed to walls. The power unit can be located almost anywhere at the bottom of the stairs including through an adjoining wall. Our Inclined Platform Wheelchair Lift uses standard residential or commercial 110 volt power.

We back our inclined wheel chair lift products with a five-year limited warranty, as well as nationwide customer service and maintenance either direct with Butler Mobility or through one of our authorized dealer/installers.


Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts

Dumbwaiter Lifts
   
     

 

   

 

Butler Mobility Products has been manufacturing dumb waiters since 1958 and vertical and inclined wheel chair lifts since 1968. The Butler Mobility Product line is manufactured and assembled by Butler Dynamics, LLC. at our 34,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania.

The Butler Mobility product line features inclined platform wheel chair lifts and vertical platform wheel chair lifts, and dumb waiters. These products have been improving quality of life for customers in their homes, businesses and churches through improved safety, freedom of movement and convenience for nearly half a century.

An emphasis on quality design and manufacture, as well as the dedication of staff in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania has also established Butler Mobility�s reputation for safe and highly reliable dumb waiter and wheel chair lift products.

Dumb waiter and wheel chair lift assemblies with minimal moving parts ensure low maintenance and dependability over many years. Butler produces �The Lifts that Last�� � making them exactly what you want installed in your home to provide the independence and convenience you deserve.

 

   

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