Span America Overhead Lifts

Simple Design, Reliable Performance

If you are struggling to lift patients into bed manually, 101 Mobility recommends the Fixed Patient Lift by Span America. This overhead lift offers a simple design and will meet the needs of most caregivers and their patients. The design process of this product involved much insight and feedback about patient lifts and the problems or struggles caretakers have to deal with. Span America paid particular attention to the details in order to improve the overall experience. They’ve forgone old technology and made a lift that is reliable and always ready to use.

Product Features

  • Power: fast lift speed even at maximum capacity lifting weight
  • Less charging time: recharges from full depletion in only 2 hours
  • Fewer replacements: battery replacement estimated at every 5 years
  • No memory effect: battery does not deteriorate from constant charging
  • More lift cycles: delivers 50% more lift cycles/charge than the industry average
  • Greener: no lead acid disposal issues and longer life of the battery
  • More reliable: fewer service calls for dead batteries

Technical Specifications

  • Product weight:
    • Manual model: 7.5 kg (17 lb)
    • Motorized model: 8.5 kg (19 lb)
  • Product life expectancy: 10 years with only 1 battery replacement
  • Safe working load (SWL):
    • 272 kg (600 lb)
    • 200 kg (440 lb)
    • 130 kg (286 lb)
  • Lifting speed:
    • 5 cm/sec (2.2 in/sec) at 0 kg
    • 5 cm/sec (2 in/sec) at 130 kg (286 lb)
    • 5 cm/sec (1.8 in/sec) at 200 kg (440 lb)
    • 4 cm/sec (1.6 in/sec) at 272 kg (600 lb)
  • Water ingress protection rating of lift: IP21
  • Noise level: Maximum 54 dBA
  • Medical electrical equipment class: Class 1
  • Protection class: Type BF
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Battery type: Lithium ion, 25.2V 2500 mAh
  • Battery capacity:
    • Approximately 80 cycles of 61 cm (24 in) at 91 kg (200 lb)
    • Approximately 70 cycles of 61 cm (24 in) at 130 kg (286 lb)
    • Approximately 45 cycles of 61 cm (24 in) at 200 kg (440 lb)
    • Approximately 30 cycles of 61 cm (24 in) at 272 kg (600 lb)
  • Battery charging: Full capacity in approximately 2 hours
  • Controls:
    • Lift controls: UP and DOWN buttons to raise and lower the lift
    • Hand control: UP, DOWN, LEFT, and RIGHT buttons to raise and lower the lift, and move along the track
    • Hand control operating force: 4-4.5N
    • Water ingress protection rating of hand control: IP67
    • On/Off power switch: Used to shut off power to the lift and as an emergency stop feature
  • Certification:
    • ISO 10535:2006 (patient lift)
    • IEC 60601-1:2005 A1:2012 (medical electrical equipment)
    • CAN/CSA Z10535.1:15 (patient lift)
    • IEC 60601-1-11:2015 (homecare)
  • Compliance:
    • CE Marking per 93/42/EEC (medical device)
    • 2011/65/EU (ROHS – 100% of components)
    • 2006/42/EC (machinery directive)
    • 2002/96/EC (WEEE)

Let us show you how we can help you regain your independence.

  1. Home consultation typically takes an hour or less
  2. Customized quote to meet your needs
  3. Installed at your convenience