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Item Details

Glide Series 3 Bambino Childrens Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:33:014
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

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An Australian made rear wheel drive wheelchair for children comprised of a stainless steel frame and a vinyl sling seat and backrest. The Bambino has the footplates set between the front castors (crab front) and a wide front base to increase stability. Available in three seat widths. Removable armrests are standard. Frame is available in a range of colours.

Refer to supplier details for pricing

Drive wheels
Available in 510mm or 610mm diameter.
Pneumatic, solid rubber, or thorn proof tyres available.
Quick release wheels available.
Lightweight aluminium rims available.
Projection push rims with thumb grips available.

Wide micro cellular puncture proof (MCP) castors are standard.
Available in two sizes 130mm or 180mm diameter
Disc or spoked castors available.
Pneumatic castors available.

Height can be customised.
Adjustable height available.
Desk arms available.
Armrest trough available.

Adjustable height footplates are standard.
Calf strap is standard.
Single lift footrest available.
Elevating legrests available.
Flat or contoured stump support available.
Heel loops available.

Toggle brakes bolted to frame are standard.
100mm brake extension available.

Slung backrest standard.
Removable solid backrest available.
Backrest extension available.
Backrest upholstery tightener available.
Removable slung backrest available.

Slung seat standard.
Available in 300mm, 340mm and 370mm seat widths.
Removable solid cushion seat available.
Removable solid recessed cushion seat available.
Removable seat cushion available.

Front wheel drive.
One arm drive (double rims).
Crutch holder.
Anti tip bars with rollers.
Seat belt.
Cane holder.
Oxygen bottle carrier.
IV pole.
Rear carry bag.
Lambswool covers.

Check tyre pressure regularly if pneumatic.
Wipe over frame and upholstery with a damp cloth.

ILC Equipment Library
This item is available for short term hire in the ILC Equipment Library. Contact the library on phone number (03) 9362 6111 for details.

Safety and Maintenance
Refer to the manufacturer and supplier manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.
This item should be trialled in the user"s own environment to ensure maximum safety and independence. Environmental considerations include eg: kerbs, footpaths, tram and railway crossings, street crossings, etc.

Australian Standards
Manual Wheelchair Standards
Manual Wheelchair Standards
AS 3693-1989 Wheelchairs-Nomenclature, terms and definitions
AS 3695-1992 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements
AS3695-1992/Amendment 1-1998 Wheelchairs-Product Requirements.
AS3696.1-1990 Determination of static stability.
AS3696.3-1990 Determination of efficiency of brakes.
AS3696.5-1989 Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS3696.5-1989/Amendment1-1990 Wheelchairs-Determination of overall dimensions, mass and turning space.
AS/NZS 3696.8-1998 Requirements and test methods for static, impact and fatigue strengths.
For some types of equipment, specific Australian Standard(s) are applicable to the materials used in the manufacturing and the installation of products. Compliance with relevant Standards is indicated by written certification that a product has been tested and assessed as compliant with specified Australian Standards. Purchasers are advised to check with the supplier or manufacturer of this item as to its compliance with the relevant Australian Standard(s).

12 month warranty against faulty materials or workmanship.
Warranty does not cover accidental damage, misuse or abuse.

Chair has close set footrests that can act as a step up onto the wheelchair. The chair will not tip when this is done.

Bambino Glide 3 Children's wh
Bambino Glide 3 Childrens Wheelchair
Rear wheel drive

Display Information
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