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Item Details

Aerospace SAS6000 Puffin Paediatric Wheelchair

ILC Reference NO 43:33:031
Item sourced from ILC VIC database

SAS6000 Puffin Paediatric Wheelchair

Short Description
This folding manual wheelchair for children and adolescents consists of an aluminium frame and slung upholstery. It is available in four sizes, but also has some adjustability to allow for growth. It features quick release axles on the rear wheels, armrests, swing away footrests and a range of positioning options.

Price Guide
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More Details
The folding frame features a double cross brace underneath the seat.
The standard frame colour is yellow.
Removable anti tip bars with rollers are featured at the rear of the frame.

The seat is able to grow in depth by up to 76mm.
The width of the armrests are able to grow up to 50mm in relation to the seat.
The armrests and footrests are adjustable in height.

The seat is available in the choice of four widths being 254mm, 305mm, 355mm and 406mm.
The standard seat consists of slung upholstery with a foam cushion.
A solid seat with a cushion is optional.
A pelvic lap belt is standard.
A swing away pommel in the choice of 5 sizes is optional.
Hip pad supports are optional.
A 2 or 4 point pelvic belt is optional.
A groin strap is available.

Slung upholstery is standard, but a solid backrest with cushion is optional.
The backrest is adjustable in angle.
It is able to fold down for storage and transport.
The push handles are height adjustable and are also able to be folded.
Adjustable lateral supports are available. They swing away and there is the choice of 7 sizes.
A headrest is optional and is available in 10 different sizes and a variety of shapes.
A shoulder harness is optional. Shoulder bar supports are also available which sit over each shoulder to assist in positioning and are mounted behind the backrest.

The armrests are removable, width and height adjustable.
Side guards are optional.

A calf strap is optional.

The footplates flip up and are height adjustable.
Heel loops and ankle straps are optional.

The self propelling spoke wheels are removable.
The push rim features indentations to assist grip.
Pneumatic tyres.
The rear axle has multiple positioning options.

Aerospace SAS6000

Aerospace SAS6000
Seat Width........................................ From 254 mm to 406 mm

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

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Place Of Manufacture
Aero (Taiwan)

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