Empulse WheelDriveWheel Add-On

Power Assist Wheels

Power Assist Wheels

WheelDrive not only offers extra pushing power when propelling, it is also allows you continously drive without self propelling thanks to the unique double rim system.

Further away, difficult slopes, thresholds or maneuvering in a small space? You choose the support you need and you remain active and mobile with your own wheelchair! In addition, the driving characteristics of the WheelDrive are easy to program according to your wishes.

The WheelDrive stimulates active movement, while strain on muscles and joints is reduced.

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From £5800 

This price is based on standard configuration only. This item may have multiple additional extras that are not included in the published price. Please see your local authorised dealer for a detailed quote.

Crash Tested Empulse WheelDrive Power Add on Wheels
Stay active with less discomfort and pain

Stay active with less discomfort and pain

After long periods of sitting in your manual wheelchair, you may experience arm and shoulder pain or you may feel weak. Our auxiliary electric drive reduces the strain on muscles and joints and helps to avoid these problems. At the same time, you stay active and independent.

Power when needed with Dual Rim Technology

Power when needed with Dual Rim Technology

With a unique dual hand rims concept the WheelDrive stands apart from other power assist wheels The large hand ring provides additional support while you are propelling. While the small hand ring gives you a continuous drive so when you come to a tricky hill you can reserve your energy. With both rims you can select from three speed settings, each of which can be tailored to your specific requirements!

Intuitive operation - maximum freedom and independence

Intuitive operation - maximum freedom and independence

Do you want to cover longer distances or drive on challenging surfaces? With the WheelDirve, there is simply a lot less effort required. This also applies to maneuvering in tight spaces. And if you're traveling by car, the wheels can be quickly removed from your chair for easy portability. With the additional electric drive WheelDrive you will experience improved mobility and have more energy to enjoy an active life.

Fits to almost any manual chair

Fits to almost any manual chair

The power assist wheels can be fitted to virtually any lightweight or standard wheelchair without the need for additional parts or modifications to the chair. So you can continue to use your own manual wheelchair, additionally adapted to your specific needs. Of course, you can swap the wheels again at any time and switch to the original manual wheels - without additional tools. 

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Width:43 mm (Set)
Drive Wheel:24ʺ
Max. Range:12 of 20 km (drive/assist)
Speed:10 km/h (assist rim); 6 km/h (drive rim)
Max Kerb Climb:50 mm
Weight of Heaviest Part:9.7 kg
Total Weight:11.5 kg (one wheel)
Maximum User Weight:130 kg
Crash Tested?This product has been successfully crash tested and fulfils the performance requirements for ISO 7176-19

As a part of our ongoing product improvement initiative, Sunrise Medical reserves the right to change specifications and design without notice. Further, not all features and options offered are compatible with all configurations of the wheelchair. Please consult the user instruction manual for more information.