What is a lift chair?

Answer A lift chair is a motorized, reclining chair for people with mobility issues. The chair raises up and forward to meet a person who is standing, then lowers him slowly to a seated position. A person... Read More »

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Who is the inventor of the chair lift?

The first chair lift was invented in the early 1900s by James Curran, a bridge engineer for the Union Pacific railroad, who originally invented the chair lift to haul bananas from their plantation.... Read More »

How to Use a Seat Assist Chair Lift?

A seat assist chair lift is a device used to help those unable to stand up on their own from a seated position. A seat assist chair lift uses a hydraulic lifting mechanism that takes the weight off... Read More »

How to Transfer From a Wheelchair to a Lift Chair?

Lift chairs are chairs designed to aid the elderly and infirm with standing and and sitting comfortably. People who can benefit from lift chairs include sufferers of arthritis and strokes and those... Read More »

What is the radius of a bull-wheel on a ski lift chair?

The bullwheel on a ski lift chair can be about 60 inches in diameter. The bullwheel, which weighs around 400 lbs., sits at the bottom of the mountain and is anchored by concrete.References:Polar Pe... Read More »