Most Common Types Of Portable Ramps

Commercial establishments, educational institutions need disability ramps installed on their properties

Commercial establishments, educational institutions as well as old age and healthcare facilities need disability ramps installed on their properties. Aside from this, many residential properties also have different types of wheelchair ramps installed. Today, there are a large number of ramps to choose from and many people opt for portable ramps. Not only are these designed to perfection, but are also durable and perform well.

While ultimately, all ramps have the same function, each type has specific features that make them different from others. Here we take a look at some popular portable ramps that customers opt for:

Telescopic Ramps

These are suitable for wheelchair users that need some assistance. Telescopic ramps, as the name suggests, can shorten and extend in length in order to suit individual needs. They provide excellent traction because they have a non-slip tread. In fact, the ramp’s underside too has a non-slip surface made of rubber keeping them firmly in place when set down on the ground; this adds to a safety aspect. In addition to all of these features, telescopic ramps also have safety catch locks which help secure the ramps and ensure that they stay folded when not in use.

These ramps are heavy duty and can take maximum load of up to one 180 kgs, which make them ideal for people that use scooters or wheelchairs. They have a robust yet lightweight construction, making them very easy for use as well as transportation. You can choose between premium and economy telescopic ramps. In the former, high-grade aluminium would be used in the framework, and the feature would have a more resilient textured surface that provides improved attraction for tyres.

Portable Ramps With Edge Barriers

These ramps are lightweight and sturdy and have edge barriers that provide added safety. The features are available in different lengths and are suitable for providing access into buildings, buses or other vehicles where it is impractical to have a permanent ramp installation. These ramps could be made with a combination of carbon fibre and aluminium, and will last for a number of years with minimal maintenance.

The ramps are foldable, making it extremely easy to carry around & transport. The edge barriers are usually made of multiple panels that are held together with hinges which allows for a compact folding action. These types of ramps do not require any assembly and all it takes is a few seconds to open up the ramp before use. Folding and locking is equally easy as well.

Multipurpose Portable Ramp

These ramps are different from the ones we just talked about. They are generally wider and longer and are specifically designed to accommodate wider mobility equipment. They also have a higher ground clearance, which makes them invaluable for areas that have uneven or bumpy surfaces.

Design Flexibility

While there are a large number of ramp designs and styles to choose from, if you need something specific based on the layout of your property and your preferences, you have the option to get these features customised.

We at Adapta have a wide range of sturdy and long-lasting ramps that can be used on both commercial as well as residential properties. You will find that our ramps come in various styles and you can choose between different layouts as well. This gives you the flexibility to get the type of ramp you require to suit your needs and budget.

If you want information about our disability ramps and the various options on offer, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at Adapta. We provide a wide variety of ramp layouts and options. You can call 1800 232 782 or contact us through this form and one of our representatives will contact you shortly.

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