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What are some brands of ultra-lightweight wheelchairs?

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Invacare, Quickie from Sunrise Medical, TiLite and Colours are brands that produce ultra-lightweight wheelchairs. These ultra-lightweight wheelchairs range from 9.3 pounds to 21.5 pounds in weight, as noted by SpinLife.

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Some ultra-lightweight wheelchair manufacturers, such as Invacare and Sunrise Medical, only use aluminum to create the frame of their wheelchairs; however, TiLite uses both titanium and aluminum to create metal frames for its products. To maintain a minimal weight, some producers strip features from the wheelchairs. One example is the rigid ultra-lightweight wheelchairs, which do not have the ability to fold in half, although they may still have push handles and flip-up armrests, according to SpinLife.

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