ThyssenKrupp Access is a world class manufacturer of elevators and lifts. Among the different models of lifts introduced, the Excel Stairlift is an AC powered straight stairlift with a folding track. The Excel stairlift has a number of unique features that make it stand apart. Enjoying huge sales in North America, this stairlift is uniquely designed for convenience, comfort and safety.

The Excel stairlift can be operated using household current. This stairlift has a rated loading capacity of 300 pounds (135 kg). The speed of this lift is 18-25 fpm and the lift can travel a maximum distance of 32′ or 9.75m. The 19″ wide contour seat with swivels that lock at 60° or 90° is a convenient and safe option for the users. The rails of the lift can be folded up when not in use. Different options for controlling the lift are available. They are key switch unit control, joystick control and hand-held pendant control. Seat, padded armrest and footrest can be folded up when not in use. This provides enough space for others to use the stairways comfortably.

Safety measures provided in the Excel stairlift include:

o Carriage obstruction sensor
o Foot rest obstruction sensor
o Swivel seat cutoff switch
o Final limit switches
o Seat belt

The seat belt provides maximum safety, holding the user securely while the lift moves. The obstruction sensors are capable of sensing any obstacle on the path of the lift, and stop its movement. This helps in preventing injury to the user. Moreover, damages to the lift can be avoided as well. The three upholstery options available for the Excel stairlift are taupe vinyl, misty gray vinyl and oatmeal herringbone fabric. The manufacturers offer a five year warranty for the drive train and a two year warranty for all component parts.

As ThyssenKrupp Access has nationwide dealers, customers can contact local dealers for purchasing these stairlifts. These dealers help customers in the installation, maintenance and repairs of the lift. Used stairlifts are also available at various dealers. These used stairlifts can be purchased at very reasonable prices. An Excel stairlift is in every way an asset to your home, and will surely enhance the resale value of your home.

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