Tuffy Wide Hemi 356 (Models 356, 356E, 356X, & 356Xe)

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The Tuffy Wide Hemi 356 is a heavy duty, folding manual wheelchair designed for use by shorter, large adults with lower extremity, mobility or neurological disabilities or spinal cord injury, as well as wide amputees and those who propel a wheelchair by foot. In addition to the standard 356 model, this wheelchair comes in wide (356X and 356XE) versions. FRAME (HxLxW): 35.75 x 42 or 44 x 30 or 32 inches. The folded dimensions (LxW) are 34 x 12 inches. The triple chrome plated steel folding frame has stainless steel side panels and double cross bar construction and reinforcement welds to strengthen the design. Anti-tippers and an anti-folding device are optional. SEAT (LxWxH): 20 x 22 or 24 x 18 inches. A non-removable 17.5-inch high back is standard. A seatbelt and headrest extension are optional. UPHOLSTERY: Dark blue sling upholstery of padded double-embossed, flame retardant vinyl. ARMRESTS: Removable desk-length padded armrests are standard. BRAKES: Adjustable toggle wheel locks are standard. Wheel lock extension tubes are optional. CASTERS: 8 x 1.75 inch casters with pneumatic airless tires. WHEELS: 22 x 1.375 inch rear molded wheels with pneumatic airless tires are standard. Pneumatic tires and pneumatic tires with flat-free inserts are optional. Handrims are standard; projection handrims and a one arm drive are optional. FOOTRESTS: Cam-action swing-away detachable footrests and padded legrests are standard. The front riggings extend from 14 to 19 inches. Elevating legrests (noted with an "E" in the model number) are available; they extend to 20 inches. Leg straps and an anti-theft lock for front riggings are optional. OPTIONS: Amputee adaptor; anti-theft bar; wheelchair tray; IV rod attachment and oxygen tank holder. CAPACITY: 450 pounds (models 356 and 356E) or 500 pounds (models 356X or 356XE). WEIGHT: 52 pounds (models 356 and 356E) or 54 pounds (models 356X or 356XE).


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