E-Motion Wheelchair Wheels

Electric Wheels for Manual Wheelchairs

Power Assist for Wheelchairs

These wheels have electric motors integrated in the wheel hubs to support the wheelchair driver's pushing force. E-motion wheels fit most wheelchairs on the market and can be interchanged with the manual wheels. Each push on the wheel rim is detected by e-motion's intelligent sensors and converted to power assistance. This allows the user to travel long distances, up slopes or over ramps independently.

130kgMaximum user weight

Battery  
Battery Maintenance free lithium ion
Range  
Max Speed 10km/hr
Travel Range 12-20km
Weights  
Weight 6kg per wheel
Wheels  
Size 24"

Frequently Asked Questions

For whom is the twion useful?

The twion is made for all active manual wheelchair users, who possess a good upper body stability, adequate coordination of their arm strength and a full hand/finger functionality. These are mostly wheelchair users with paraplegia (lesion height under TH2).

For whom is the twion not suitable?

For all wheelchair users with low physical strength, unequal arm strength and limited hand and finger function. Often affected are wheelchair users with neurological dysfunctions and tetraplegia.

Does twion fit on my wheelchair or how can I check that?

The twion is suitable for almost all popular active and lightweight wheelchairs. A support that receives the twion wheels will be mounted on the wheelchair frame. Usually the manual wheelchair wheels can still be used normally.

Where can I see and try the product?

At Xtra Care Equipment's showroom in Broadview.

How much does the twion weigh?

A wheel of the lightest variant weighs incl. rechargeable battery 6kg. .

What is the maximum weight of a person who uses the twion?

The twion is designed for a maximum personal weight of 120 kg, regardless of the type of wheelchair used.

How far can I get with one battery charge?

Due to the drive technology of the twion the attainable range is highly dependent of the particular conditions of use. Indoor movement involving continuous use of motor power for starting, steering and deceleration reduces the range considerably more than steady outdoor driving. In this case, a battery charge under favourable conditions can achieve a driving distance of approximately 20 km.

How fast does the twion drive?

The twion has no defined maximum speed. Just like a manual wheelchair, the achievable speed depends on the strength of the propelling movement. The twion supports in the standard version a propelling movement up to 6 km/h [optional 10 km/h].

Which variants of the twion are available?

 - Colour: black, white

- Push rims: Aluminium black/matte, stainless steel

- Tyres: Schwalbe Marathon Plus Evolution, Schwalbe Airborne, Schwalbe Ultremo

What accessories are available?

Anti-tippers, Mobility Plus Package

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ISO Standards Approval

Australian Standards have been developed to ensure equipment meets recognised safety and reliability criteria. To achieve this status, equipment must pass a series of tests in which it is put under difficult conditions that are designed to be similar to those that the child or adult may face when the equipment is used. For example, wheelchairs are tested for safhas gained Australian Standard acceptance, it provides a sense of satisfaction and reassurance that it is safe to be used and will do the job.

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