Medline Excel - K1 Basic Wheelchair (Desk-Length Armrest) is available with either a 18"w x 16"d or a 16"w x 16"d seat. This basic wheelchair offers durable tig-welded frame in a gray powder coat finish. This Excel standard wheelchair features nylon upholstery, smooth-rolling solid flat-free tires, and dual hemi-height adjustable axels. The hemi-height dual axles will raise and lower 2".
These lightweight wheelchairs weigh only 38 lbs and the weight capacity is 300 lbs. These extra-wide wheelchairs have desk length arms so that they can easily fit under tables and other furniture. This K1 basic wheelchair offers the option of swing away footrests or elevating footrests that rise up and down to allow for mobility and comfort and it contains dry natural rubber.
The "K1" code is the most basic code that is assigned to a standard wheelchair. K1 wheelchairs usually do not offer frame adjustments or modifications to the frame. These chairs are ideal for those who are looking for an economical wheelchair that offers the most basic features of a wheelchair. This is a no frills or gadgets attached wheelchair. It is a sturdy and durable standard width wheelchair for everyday use. Ideal for people who can handle the weight of a standard chair, and are not affected by functional or postural issues.
Note: Elevating legrest models feature a notched, stainless steel ratchet bar to lock the leg rests securely in place. Both the elevating and swing away legrest are detachable.