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Platform Wheelchair Lifts. The Butler Mobility Vertical
Platform Wheelchair Lift (VPL) is the perfect solution for
applications that need wheel chair access, but where
stairs are not present. Butler VPLs are often the most
cost-effective solution for a public or corporate building
looking to comply with The Americans with Disabilities Act
As well as ADA-compliance,
our wheel chair lift products meet or exceed all National Safety
Code (ANSI/ASME code) requirements. Our wheel chair lift
products are V.A. approved and have UL� and CSA certified
Standard lifting capacity is 500 lbs.(227 kg.) They have an
optional lifting capacity of 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 Vertical Platform Wheelchair Lifts can be
equipped with an automatically folding end ramp and guard that
locks firmly in place during operation. In a power failure, a
dedicated lever transports the wheel chair lift smoothly and
safely to the lower level at safe, comfortable speed.
�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
�Over speed governor
�Upper and lower limit switches
�Over travel switch
Comfort and convenience All moving parts of the VPL mechanism
are carefully concealed to offer a seamless, more attractive
appearance as well as optimum safety. Outdoor installations
include an enclosure to provide safety and protection from the
Controls Each of our wheel chair lifts 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.
Key-operated controls are available.
Color options Butler Wheelchair Lifts are offered in two
standard colors � tan and brown. Custom colors are available,
often at no additional cost.
Installation and service Butler wheel chair lift models are
designed for easy and cost-effective installation that is
seamless and visually appealing. The power unit can be located
almost anywhere at the bottom, including through an adjoining
wall, front or back, left or right. Our lifts use standard
residential or commercial 110-volt power.
We back our 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