The Helio Kids wheelchair by Motion Composites was designed to keep up with the active lives of children. That’s why we chose a carbon fibre design that is incredibly light and improves your everyday mobility while being exceptionally strong.
LIGHTWEIGHT FOR GREATER FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT
HELIO KIDS is one of the lightest folding manual wheelchairs for kids on the market. We use high-performance carbon fibre for peak lightness and strength. From the flip-back footrests to the forged aluminium axle plates, each component and accessory was chosen with weight reduction in mind.
A CHAIR THAT GROWS WITH YOUR CHILD
Kids grow fast and HELIO Kids is designed to grow right along with them. It only takes a few seconds to increase the seat depth by up to 3 inches (7.6 cm) in infinite increments for greater precision. The footplate height can be adjusted just as quickly and easily so your child is always comfortable. On top of all of this the Helio Kids comes included with a growth kit to enable to increase the seat width as your child grows.
SAVES THEIR ENERGY SO THEY CAN GO FURTHER
A highly agile wheelchair is an undeniable plus, especially for kids. We only included what was essential for even more efficient propulsion. The moulded cross brace, oval tubing and pivot axles work together while the unique folding system maximizes the frame’s stability, saving your child energy on a daily basis.
STRONG ENOUGH TO KEEP UP WITH YOUR CHILD
T700 carbon fibre is an ideal material for making high-performance wheelchairs, due to its incredible sturdiness and stability. Unlike many standard two-part frames, HELIO KIDS has a rigid unibody (single) frame, which makes it much stronger. Kids can be tough on their wheelchairs, but this chair was made to last, serving your child well for many years to come.
T700 High Tensile Strength Carbon Fibre
One of the lightest and sturdiest materials available, also renowned for its vibration damping properties.
Rigid Unibody Frame
A unibody frame is much stronger and requires less maintenance than a standard two-part frame. It also reduces weight while maximizing propulsion efficiency.
Symmetrical Moulded Crossbrace 3D
Entirely symmetrical carbon fibre cross brace for reduced torsion and better energy distribution throughout the frame.
Ultra-Rigid Folding System
High precision tolerances and oversized pivot axles for the best-in-class propulsion efficiency.
Forged Vertical Axle Plate
Offers the industry’s most precise rear wheel adjustability, the vertical mounting maximizes stability and responsiveness.
Evolve Caster Housing
Integrated into the frame for rock-solid durability, the Evolve caster housing offers easy and precise infinite adjustments
Minimize flutter with a simple twist of a screw, provides a smooth, more efficient ride
Parts and accessories designed to be lighter with improved functionality
The Stimulite Corbee cushion protects children against the leading causes of decubitus ulcers by providing maximum pressure relief, reduced shearing and ventilation to control heat and moisture. Honeycomb’s innate ability to uniformly distribute weight, contour to any shape and stabilize any sitting position makes the Corbee cushion suitable for a wide variety of anatomies and disabilities. Weighing no more than 2 pounds (900g) the 2 inches (5cm) thick Corbee is an easy-care cushion for recreational and everyday use.
Designed for positioning and comfort, the Stimulite Contoured Paediatric cushion consists of a soft top layer fused to a firmer bottom layer of a flexible Stimulite honeycomb. Adductors, abductors and an ischial dish comfortably position the child, while the soft honeycomb cells hold him or her securely in place. By providing optimum pressure relief, stability, shear force reduction and ventilation, this very comfortable cushion helps protect children’s skin against pressure sores. At 2½ inches (6.35cm) thick and weighing no more than 2 pounds (900grams), this cushion is suitable for all activities.
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