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How to repair a manual wheelchair
Jan 17, 2018

With the increase of wheelchair using time, the probability of wheelchair ailments will increase. So current maintenance is importamt. How to do the maintenance to maximize the use of manual wheelchair cycle? The following will focus on some small skills in daily maintenance of manual wheelchairs.

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills one:

The most common problem is also the most easy to solve, which is screw loosening. If we encounter the following circumstances, we first check whether the screw is loose.

1. The screw of a pedal must be checked when the pedal is found to have a noise or shift.

2. Check the screw of the support frame when it is difficult to fold or fold smoothly when the wheelchair is closed.

3. When driving the hand rim, there is noise, see whether the screw fixed with the hub is loose.

4. It is necessary to check the fixed screws when the side of the cushion cannot keep the balance or it is very hard to push.

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills two:

The most frequent maintenance of wheelchair is tire, especially pneumatic tire. Generally, 1 to 2 weeks should check whether gas of tire is enough. When tire is broken, it can be changed to bicycle shop. If the PU solid tire, it depends on the degree of tire wear to decide when to replace it.

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills three:

The bearing is the key to the smooth rotation of the wheelchair, and also is bicycle bearing. Perennial use or often caught in the rain makes bearing rust rupture and can not be used. Pushing up will be very laborious. When go forward or turn the wheelchair does not operate smoothly, we should do timely maintenance, regularly replace. Various sizes of bearing can be bought in the general the market.

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills four:

Quality of cushion cloth and backed cloth seems to be indifferent to many people. You know every day user is sitting in the seat, leaning on the back cloth, once lose elasticity, it is equivalent of sitting in a wheelchair framework. Encounter bumpy road will be very uncomfortable. Aggravate body fatigue, damage to the body

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills five:

Security must be put in the first place, and the maintenance of the brakes is an important part of the maintenance work. The brake system is known as the safety guard of the wheelchair. It should pay attention to the sensitivity of the brake and keep the effective braking distance at any time to ensure personal safety.

Manual wheelchair maintenance skills six:

Good spare parts must be equipped with a good "skeleton", which is the soul of a wheelchair. So it is necessary to clean and check the body regularly. Although many wheelchairs are used Aluminum Alloy materials, but when cleaning and maintenance for wheelchairs do not directly by water erosion. Wipe with soft dry cloth, in case of stubborn stains can be stained with a little water. Gently wipe it, do not use any corrosive chemical composition of cleaning agent, it could cause damage to the wheelchair ,which is irreversible.


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