Lightweight Wheelchair - 18" x 16" - CH1096

Model: CH1096

The CH1096 lightweight wheelchair from EZee Life™ has double cross braces for extra strength but still provides a wheelchair with a overall weight of 34 pounds completely assembled.

CH1096 Brochure

was CA$571.00 Special Price CA$400.00
In stock
  • Fold-Down Back
  • Side Release Seat Belt
  • Flip-Back Desk Length Arms
  • Extended Wheel Lock Handles
  • Swing-away Adjustable Footrests
  • Single Calf Strap
  • Maintenance Free TIres
  • Anti-Tippers
  • and More!

Product Information

Lightweight Wheelchair - 18"” Seat Width - CH1096

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The 18" CH1096 Lightweight Wheelchair is constructed of an aluminum frame and has many standard features that other wheelchairs in this category offers as extra cost options. The dual cross brace frame style will provide a higher weight capacity and a structurally stronger frame than a single cross brace design.

This wheelchair's lightweight and conventional folding method will make it an easy chair to lift into vehicles for caregivers.

These chairs are suitable for everyday all day use and can accommodate the use of off the shelf and custom wheelchair seating products from basic comfort products to positioning and pressure relief products.

Because this model of wheelchair can be propelled by the user or pushed by a care giver, it will provide either independent or dependent mobility.

Factory Direct Medical is a 100% Canadian online retailer and the wheelchairs it sells are tax free and shipped free in Canada.


Footrest Information

Standard Footrests

EZee Life™™ wheelchairs come standard with swing-away, removable footrests with flip-up, adjustable height footplates.

Footrest Adjustment

When adjusted properly, the distance from the top of the seating surface to the top of the footplate should equal the distance from the back of the knee when seated to the bottom of the foot. Measurements should be taken while the user is wearing their most common footwear.

Wheelchair Sizing

Choosing the right size wheelchair is important to the comfort and functionality of the wheelchair user. Wheelchairs are generally sized by seat dimensions. When a wheelchair is described as an 18" wheelchair it will have a 18" seat width.

If the wheelchair is too wide the user will have difficulty propelling the wheelchair and manoeuvrings through tight areas may be impossible. If the wheelchair is too narrow the user's outer thighs will be pushed against the armrests of the wheelchair causing discomfort and in extreme cases skin breakdown.

Determining the Correct Wheelchair Seat Width

The first step in determining the needed seat width for a user is to measure the width of their hips, at their widest point, while they are sitting.

The general rule of thumb is to add 2" to the user's width to determine the wheelchair seat size. However, if the user will not normally be going out wearing a heavy coat this added 2" may not be needed. Ideally, the seat width of the wheelchair should be as narrow as possible without causing pressure on the user's hips.

Wheelchairs are manufactured in 2" increments of seat width (14", 16", 18", etc.) with 16" being considered a narrow adult size and 18" being a normal seat width. Odd sizes (15", 17", 19", etc) are available in the much higher priced custom wheelchairs.


Seating Specifications

Seat Width:18”
Seat Depth:16"
Seat Height:20"
Back Height:17"
Arm Height:9"
Foot Rest Length:Adjustable 17" to 21"

Wheelchair Specifications

Wheel Size:24”
Caster Size:8”
Tire Type:Solid
Upholstery Type:PVC Vinyl
Weight Capacity:300 pounds
Overall Height:38"
Overall Length:40"
Frame Material:Aluminum
Full width:25"
Folded WIdth of chair: 11"
Folded Height of chair: 31"
Folded Length of chair: 32"
Weight of Chair:35 lbs
Weight of Chair in box:41.4 lbs
  • Folding Frame
  • Fold Down Back
  • Weight Capacity of 300 Pounds
  • Economical Price
  • Maintenance Free Wheels
  • Flat Free Tires
  • Calf Strap
  • Seat Belt
  • Extended Brake Handle
  • Flip Back Arms
  • Swingaway Footrests

Ezee Life™ Limited Warranty

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Ezee Life™ products carry a one year warranty against manufacturing defects, faulty materials and workmanship to the original purchaser. Items purchased used, as demos or from third parties such as second hand dealers, etc. are not eligible for warranty coverage.

In the event of a defect covered by this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the item. Please contact your supplier/dealer for assistance should a defect become apparent.

The warranty does not extend to consequential costs resulting from the fault or defect in the product, in particular freight and travel costs, loss of earnings, expenses or other expenses which may occur.

The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear resulting from normal use or damage caused by accident, misuse, negligence or improper installation or assembly.

The vendor/manufacturer will not accept responsibility for any damages or injury caused by misuse, negligence or non-observance of the instructions supplied.

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