What is a threshold ramp?
Threshold ramps are provided as simple ramp solutions to allow the user to navigate through doorways, over curbs and other low heights. They are provided at a safe gradient to allow manual and electric wheelchairs to go up the threshold.
What height variations are there?
We supply from 4mm to 7inches/177mm high in our rubber range with many sizes in between suitable for almost any doorway or step.
How do you measure the height of wheelchair ramp you need?
Simply use a tape measure to identify the total vertical height of the threshold and select the ramp which is closest to this height.
What is the difference between the metric and imperial ranges?
The metric are designed for lower heights & have a 1:10 gradient ratio. The imperial are slightly steeper, higher & some have sloped edges.
What widths are available?
The metric options up tp 70mm are 1000mm wide whereas the others vary. Please check the product page for specific widths as some of the higher heights must be purchased in pairs to be suitable for wheelchair use.
How to clean these ramps
Only washing up liquid well diluted with water should be used. Rubber is a natural product and chemicals should not be used to ensure there is no reaction.
Do they smell?
The natural smell of rubber is fades after a couple of days in fresh air. To assist the process wiping the surface with a damp cloth with washing up liquid on.
How portable are they?
Being solid rubber they are quite heavy so should ideally be left in place semi-permanently. The weight helps to keep them in place.They are waterproof so you can leave these outside.
Are they suitable for electric wheelchairs and mobility scooters?
Yes they are due to a gentle gradient.
Can they be customised?
No, but they can be easily cut at home using a saw or knife. Please only cut these widthways so you do not affect the gradient of the ramp.
How can I purchase the rubber threshold ramp VAT exempt?
Yes, all of our wheelchair ramps can be purchased VAT exempt. VAT exemption is available if you are disabled or you are purchasing on behalf of someone on is disabled, for example a friend or family member. Charities can also purchase VAT exempt. At the checkout stage there is a VAT exemption box, we simply require the name of the person the ramp is for and disability. If this is for a charity, please provide the charity name and charity number.