Gartec Platform Stairlift

Economical and space saving, a platform stair lift is a very popular and versatile access solution for wheelchair users. The platform stairlift is similar to a normal stair lift, but with a platform for wheelchairs rather than a seat. The wheelchair user rolls onto the platform, safety bars lower, and a constant pressure joystick controls movement along the staircase.


A platform stairlift offers simple access to upper floors for wheelchair users, whilst taking up very little space when folded away out of use. Discrete, economical and space saving, a platform stairlift is a very popular and versatile access solution. The Gartec platform stairlift is suitable for use internally and externally, making it ideal for use as a home lift and commercial lift for wheelchairs.

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How Platform Stair Lifts Work

A constant pressure joystick controls the motion of the platform stairlift, operated by the wheelchair user.

Alternatively an attendant can call and send the platform stair lift using a ‘wander-lead’. The barrier arms must be fully lowered and ramps on either side of the platform stairlift raised before operation, giving safety and security as a wheelchair stairlift.


  • Straight stairways for wheelchairs
  • 3 platform sizes
  • 225kg load rating (wheelchair user)
  • Indoor and outdoor
  • 1 day installation
  • User or attendant controlled
  • Safety sensors stop when obstructed
  • Barrier arms and ramps for safety


Type of Lift Scissor Platform Lift (box profile mechanism)
Environmental Internal or External
Drive System Hydraulic cylinder system
Power 3ph, 380-500v, 50Hz as standard
Remote or integral power pack
Motor 24v
Rated speed 0.03 – 0.15m/s
Rated load 500 – 10,000kg
Number of stops  2
Controls Deadman press to run control
Hand held or wall mounted
Compliance IP54 – electric & hydraulic system
ISO 9000 accreditation, CE marked
Safety Safety edge perimeter bars
Safety spacing – no trapping points
Armoured hydraulic hoses with burst valves
Overload protection – tested to 130%
Mechanical props/locks for maintenance
Hydraulic cylinders with high pressure seals
Microprocessor controlled
Adjustable flow control valve