The Orbit transit wheelchair from Roma Medical is a great 18" wheelchair that offers all sorts of features that are generally found on a more expensive model.
Firstly the Orbit is crash tested and is suitable for use in a specially adapted vehicle. It is built with a lightweight aluminium frame that is designed for users up to 18 stone in weight.
When it comes to storing or transporting the Orbit wheelchair it folds with ease and the rear wheels are quick release making it very easy to lift and compact.
A lightweight crash tested transit wheelchair
When in use there are attendant brakes fitted that allow progressive slowing and stopping, they can also be locked when stationary. The back rest folds down to reduce the space required for storage, the wheelchair arm rests flip up and are detachable to allow transfers with ease. The footrests swing in / out and are detachable plus they have depth adjustable foot plates.
When it comes to maintenance, the overseat cover and backrest pad are removable so that they can be washed when needed. All in all, this is a fantastic wheelchair that will give many years of reliable service with the minimum of maintenance.
Quick release rear wheels
Lightweight aluminium frame
Attendant brakes with locking handles
Washable overseat and backrest pad
Flip up, detachable armrests
Swing in/out detachable footrests
Depth adjustable footplates
Half folding back rest
Overall Depth 40" / 102 CM
Overall Height 36" / 92 CM
Overall Width 23" / 58 CM
Seat Width 18" / 46cm
Seat Depth 16" / 41 cm
Max user Weight 18 Stones / 115 KGs
Weight Inc Footrests 13 KG