Wheelchair Winch Assist

As the leaders in mobility innovation, Vapor Ricon offers a wide range of vehicular access solutions for wheelchair-users.

The W-Series Winch is specifically designed to assist a carer with the safe loading and unloading of a wheelchair-using passenger into a suitably modified vehicle. It’s compact design and powered reeling system ensures a simple yet highly effective solution to access requirements.

 This compact low profile model uses a powered reel in and reel out method and is supplied with a 3.5m belt on the 800542 model  and a 5m belt on the 800543 model.

  • Long life tested to over 10,000 cycles under full load
  • Small installation footprint 186 x 236 x 134 (H)
  • Safe working load 225 Kg
  • CE Approved

If the wheelchair is overloaded the winch will emit an audible warning and the device will stop. The winch is also fitted with a current limit cut out which will automatically reset.

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Advanced Vapor Ricon technology features reliable performance and user-friendly design

  •  4 point fixing
  •  Universal MCF connection
  • Quick release options for wheelchair connectivity
  • Anti rollback (dynamic braking)
  • Fail safe ‘Dead Mans Handle’ control circuitry
  • Current overload protection and mechanical stop
  • Optional emergency stop with isolator switch and remote ‘wander lead socket’
  • UK Manufactured
  • The Winch Assist meets the following standards:
    • EN ISO 12100-1, EN ISO 12100-2, EN ISO 14121-1, EN 60204-1, EN 953, EN ISO 13857, EN ISO 13849-1, EN 14492-1, EN 60204-32 and EMC Standards: EN 61000-6-3:2007 and EN 55014-1:2006
    • Machine Directive 2006/42/EC
    • Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC
    • EMC Directive 2004/108/EC


  • Simple controls
  • Ease of installation
  • Additional safety features
  • 3 Year warranty (terms and conditions apply)
  • Remote emergency stop unit
  • Alternative wheelchair attachment MCF connections; karabiner hooks and T bar option
  • Suppressed motor lead assemblies
  • Mountable holder for hand held control unit
  • We deal with All National Converters
  • Installation and set-up training FREE OF CHARGE to your chosen converter
  • Network of “Local Agents” trained and approved to service and maintain all Vapor Ricon products.
  • We offer full support and operator/staff training which can include DVD (where applicable) for your ongoing internal training needs – FREE OF CHARGE.
  • Critical spares stock offered at your location.
  • FREE standard UK delivery
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