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Wheelchair Accessible Van Securement

 

Wheelchair Tie Downs

We Know Wheelchair Docking Systems...

For those who rely on their wheelchair as seating in their vehicle, a wheelchair restraint system secures a wheelchair to the vehicle floor. An automatic docking base allows the user to lock the wheelchair into place without the assistance of others. No more struggling to cinch the straps down; no more hassle. We do our best to make it easy for you to meet your mobility needs; whether your driving or just enjoying the ride.

Ez Lock LogoEZ Lock Wheelchair Docking, Docking Restraint, & Auto Controls

For those who rely on their wheelchair as seating in their vehicle; the EZ Lock system is the absolute best solution for travel safety and security. The EZ Lock Wheelchair Docking System easily secures a wheelchair to the vehicle floor; saving you both time and effort.

EZ Lock is perfectly suited for both wheelchair seated passengers and drivers. In fact, no other adaptive device provides for more freedom of mobility, or enhances the user's overall level of independence, than the EZ Lock Wheelchair Docking System does.

You can also have confidence that the EZ Lock is a tried and true system, with more than two decades of proven performance.

At EZ Lock the wheelchair docking system is our specialty. Our focus, coupled with the knowledge and professionalism of our authorized EZ Lock dealers, ensures that you get the finest docking system available.

EZ Lock’s long history of rigorous and successful impact testing on their wheelchair locking devices, which makes them the premier choice wheelchair docking safety. EZ Lock wheelchair locking devices are tested in accordance with standards recommended in SAE J2249/ISO 10542. Along with the required testing, EZ Lock actually impact tests the specific wheelchairs that they provide docking systems for. The versatility of the EZ Lock wheelchair locking devices provide you with more choice than any other docking system. Its versatile, reliable, and safe alternative to fabric strap tie-downs has made this docking base the first of its kind in the mobility industry.

EZ Lock... Products you can trust; Performance you can count on.

Here are some more features:

•Over twenty years of proven performance
•Accepts the optional remote cable release
•Durable powder coated finish

The BL-6290 Base Lock: The heart of the EZ LOCK System. The casing is sturdy 3/16 inch powder coated steel. Locking Jaws are 1/4 inch steel coated with a permanently bonded lubricant. Entry into lock is mechanical and the release is attained by an electrical pull solenoid. There is an emergency mechanical release that is also incorporated as a safety measure (in case the vehicle loses battery power). The base lock is mounted to the vehicle floor and acts as a receiver for the interfacing pin that is mounted to the wheelchair.

BL-7317 Docking Base

EZ Lock BL-7317

The new BL-7317 Docking Base is a product that has been based on over twenty years of research, testing, and hands on experience. The design is based on the BL-6290 Docking Base, which is time tested and has proven to perform extremely well. The BL-7317 had additional features such as a longer service life, as well as simplifying routine maintenance. Here are some more features:

•Hardened steel reinforcement
•Detachable locking mechanism for maintenance and service
•Accepts the optional remove cable release
•Durable powder coated finish
•Includes the dependable ECU-3 electronics package

The Wheelchair Bracket: The interface bracket is mounted to the wheelchair allowing it to lock into the BL-6290 docking base. The EZ Lock system can accommodate a wide array of wheelchair styles, including both manual and power wheelchairs. Although we provide an interface for most of the wheelchairs currently on today's market, it is advisable to first check with EZ LOCK, or your local adaptive equipment dealer, to ensure that we have a system appropriate for your particular wheelchair. When consulting your dealer about availability it is helpful to have the name of the manufacturer, your wheelchair model and model number, and to note any accessories that might interfere with the bracket installation (i.e. reclining or elevating seat, vent tray etc).

The ECU-3 Control Panel: The Main User Interface for EZ LOCK System. Functions include release, alarm buzzer deactivation for unoccupied use, and an array of warning indicators. A green light signifies locking jaws are completely closed and system is safe to use. A yellow light means locking jaws are not completely closed, and that the user should exit and then re-enter base lock. Red light indicates system has been deactivated and is for unoccupied use only.

How It Works...

EZ Lock Demo

Using the EZ Lock Docking System simply requires that you guide your wheelchair into the docking base until the interfacing bracket attached to the wheelchair locks securely into place. In the photo to the right, we use one of our demonstration units to illustrate the principle of the docking system.

Here, the docking pin attached to the demo wheelchair is aligned and ready to engage the docking base.

The "V" shaped structure at the opening of the docking base helps to guide the wheelchair into position.

Locks the Wheelchair Securely into the Docking Base...

Once in position, just pull forward a few inches and the wheelchair engages the docking base. The pin attached to the interface bracket is captured by a pair of steel 1/4" locking levers and is securely held in place by the docking base.

Interface brackets are available for many different wheelchairs, including both power and manual models.

Once the wheelchair is securely locked into the docking base, the dependable ECU-3 electronics monitor your docking status the duration of your trip.

Electronics You Can Count On...

Our electronics have a reputation for dependability. The touch pad control has an array of clearly visible indicators to monitor the docking status of the wheelchair, an audible alarm, and large back-lit buttons for release and system deactivation.

The green light indicates the wheelchair is fully engaged in the docking base. The yellow light indicates the wheelchair is NOT fully engaged with the docking base. The user must exit the docking base and re-attempt until fully engaged.

The flashing red light indicates the system has been deactivated for occasions where the docking base is not occupied by a wheelchair. The “deactivated” mode is only used when the docking system is NOT occupied by a wheelchair. The audible alarm and release are disabled in this mode. To release the wheelchair from the docking system; turn off the vehicle’s ignition and press the release switch.

A Proven Record of Success...

At EZ Lock we refuse to cut corners when your safety is at stake. We use only the highest grade materials; from the sturdy all-steel construction of the docking base...to the refined, nearly "bullet-proof" control electronics.

Convenience is one thing, but confidence is quite another, and you can be confident that the EZ Lock has what it takes to protect you. The EZ Lock Wheelchair Docking System has demonstrated it's effectiveness countless times... in the test laboratory and on the street.

Connect with your local Automotive Innovations Mobility Consultant to learn more about how the EZ Lock wheelchair locking devices can be the perfect fit for you!

Q'Straint LogoQ'Straint Wheelchair Tie Downs

The QRT Max is one of the latest developments from Q'Straint. Mobility Sales is proud to be a distributor of this highly developed product. Q'Straint believes this is an advancement in the industry of wheelchair restraints, therefore raising the bar for all its competitors. The QRT Max offers greater safety and convenience and continues to remain a dependable product. Compared to its other restraints, the QRT Max offers improvements in a number of areas. For example the Positive Lock Indicator confirms that the base is secured to the track. Also, this new design is so compact that most footrests are able to easily clear the QRT Max when entering and exiting the van.

Features and Benefits

The QRT Max continues to deliver the qualities that have made Q'Straint the leader in the wheelchair restraint industry. The One-Hand Securement allows the attendant to conveniently secure the wheelchair in place with minimal exertion. Once the restraints are in place on the chair, the QRT Max automatically eliminates the slack left on the webbing. This increases the safety of the wheelchair passenger along with other passengers whose path could be obstructed by the slack. There is no manual tightening, the process is effortless and can save you time and energy. Furthermore, you will not have to worry about which part goes where because all of the QRT Max pieces are interchangeable. These are just a few characteristics that help Q'Straint set itself apart from its competitors.

The Brand

Q'Straint has been an established company since 1983, and has researched in the field of wheelchair and passenger restraints since 1970. Around that time, they discovered that wheelchair passengers were not as secure in moving vehicles as the other passengers. It was Q'Straint's goal to change this as quickly as possible. Their research has continued through the decades to bring you the latest in wheelchair restraints. They test their products beyond the specifications and remain the leader in wheelchair and occupant restraints. The 6200 Wheelchair Restraint is a single, fully automatic deluxe retractor, and is mounted onto an L-track fitting.

Sure-Lock

With over 30 years of experience, Sure-Lok is a leading manufacturer of wheelchair securements and occupant restraint systems for transporting individuals with special needs. Sure-Lok offers a wide selection of wheelchair securements and occupant restraint systems, giving our customers the freedom to choose the system that best meets their needs.

AL700 Titan Series Systems
AL700 Titan Series Systems
With its distinctive blue webbing and highly-visible, yellow “locked” indicator tag, the AL700 Titan Retractor Series lets operators know when the retractor is in locked mode. With the auto-tensioning feature, webbing automatically retracts into the housing and stays off the floor, keeping it cleaner and longer lasting. The low-profile design minimizes interference with most wheelchairs and has a sleeker, cleaner retractor case with stud fitting to attach the occupant restraint system. Titan retractors allow operators to quickly secure a wheelchair in seconds — with only one hand.

FF600 Retractor Series Systems

The FF600 Retractor System is a proven and convenient way to secure passengers in wheelchairs. The ergonomically designed handle is quick and easy to grasp, the dual, 24-teeth sprocket mechanism enables the user to more easily increase tension on the webbing and the track fittings are specifically designed to ensure free pivoting action for optimum belt alignment. And the versatility of the system offers users a choice — S-hook or Buckle & Tab hardware attachment styles.

FE500 Manual Series Systems

The FE500 System has been relied upon for nearly 20 years, offering maximum versatility and a quick, simple operation. As our most economical solution, the easy-to-use tie-down is available in Cam, Ratchet and Overcenter Buckle assemblies and offers snap hook and D-ring or S-hook attachment styles. The 1” wide strap provides easy attachment to a variety of wheelchair designs allowing the webbing to conform to the structural frame of the wheelchair, minimizing scratches and dents.

Important Safety Information

Select Sure-Lok Products Suitable for Your Application

The Sure-Lok products that you select must be suitable for your particular application. All products shown on this web site and in the catalog are designed and intended to be installed and operated with the occupant in a forward-facing orientation within the vehicle. Installation of products that are not suitable or are installed in an unsuitable manner may compromise proper securement of the wheelchair and occupant, causing injury or death to the occupant, other passengers or driver and wheelchair damage.


Read and Understand Sure-Lok Product Information

Always read and understand the operation instructions that come with Sure-Lok products, warnings and in-vehicle decals and review the Doing It Right training video. These materials provide further information regarding installation and operation. Always provide these materials to the user of the system and keep them with the vehicle at all times.


Use Sure-Lok Products as Manufactured

Always use Sure-Lok Wheelchair Securements, Occupant Restraint Systems, Track and Anchorages together. Do not modify or substitute with other non-Sure-Lok products. When used as recommended, Sure-Lok products conform to current, applicable industry standards and government regulations as stated on the web site or in the catalog.


Review Application, Installation and Operation

A qualified person (an individual properly trained in securing mobility aides and positioning occupant restraints) must ensure that the intended application conforms to current, applicable industry standards and government regulations regarding the installation of wheelchair securement and occupant restraint systems.


The vehicle and/or seat manufacturer and/or vehicle modifier must review and approve the system’s location, method of installation and operation of the securement system. The vehicle floor and sidewall structures, where the system anchorages are attached, must have sufficient strength to meet applicable federal government and recommended industry standards.

Not all wheelchairs (e.g. scooter) are endorsed by their manufacturer for use as an occupant seat when transporting an individual in a motor vehicle. Contact the manufacturer of your wheelchair for their recommendation regarding alternative seating options.

Some wheelchairs are compliant with the ANSI/RESNA transit safety standard WC-19, which means that they have been dynamically tested. To determine if your wheelchair is ANSI/RESNA WC-19 compliant, refer to your wheelchair’s labeling or owner’s manual or contact the wheelchair manufacturer.

Standards Compliance

AL700 Titan Series Systems when properly used with a complete Sure-Lok System, comprised of wheelchair tie-down, a complete occupant restraint system (including lap and shoulder belt), track and anchorages are designed to meet the following requirements where applicable:
•30mph/20g Impact Test Criteria per SAE J2249
•30mph/20g Impact Test Criteria per Canadian Z605 Standard
•30mph/20g Impact Test Criteria per National Standards for School Buses
•30mph/20g Impact Test Criteria per ISO 10542 Standard
•49 CFR Part 38 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
•49 CFR Part 571.222 (FMVSS 222) School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection
•FMVSS 302 Flammability Test


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