How To Figure Out What Ramp Size You Need

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How do I determine what ramp size to get?

How To Figure Out What Ramp Size You Need

If you're looking for a portable wheelchair ramp, you'll need to figure out what ramp size to get. A portable wheelchair ramp can vary from 2 feet to 10 feet in length.

The ADA codes require a minimum slope of 1:12, which means you'll be going up an incline of five degrees. However, depending on the type of wheelchair you have and your physical needs, you may want an incline which is less steep. As a general rule, power wheelchair users can travel steeper inclines and maneuver around tighter spaces. With a manual wheelchair, you'll need a wider ramp and a shallower incline.



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