Medline K2 Basic - Wheelchair (Full-Length Armrest) is a basic wheelchair made with vinyl material and is ideal for people who like to propel from place to place. The difference between the K1 and the K2 wheelchair is the materials that is used to make them. The K1 uses nylon and the K2 is made of easy to clean vinyl.
The K2 wheelchair has a carbon steel frame with a rugged silver-vein finish. Both the armrest and the seat are upholstered and padded in vinyl. Seat dimensions are: 18"w x 16"d. There is a chart pocket on the back of the chair. Dual axle hemi-height which will raise and lower 2". Seat to floor height range is 18" to 20".
These wheelchairs weigh 38 lbs and the weight capacity is 300 lbs. The arms are full length and are permanent. This K2 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 "K2" code means that this is a standard wheelchair. K2 wheelchairs are also designed with the hemi-height dual axle. This dual axle allows the chair to be placed closer to the floor and adjust 2" for a better fit for shorter legs. It is a sturdy and durable standard width wheelchair for everyday use.
Note: Elevating leg rest models feature a notched, stainless steel ratchet bar to lock the legrests securely in place. Both the elevating and swing-away legrest are detachable.