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Gartec Platform Steplift

A platform steplift is a wheelchair friendly short rise access lift. Travelling up to 3m, either internally or externally, and with a rated load from 250kg – 500kg, the platform steplift is ideal in residential, public or commercial environments.

The Gartec Platform Steplift

Accessing a building independently is easy with the steplift. An ideal short rise lift, the platform steplift is a perfect alternative to a ramp where space is limited.

The 2 models of platform steplift (1m & 3m) offer a selection of platform sizes and rated loads to suit all environments and budgets.

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Platform Steplift Features

The Gartec Platform Steplift offers a reliable and compact solution for wheelchair access, as a domestic lift or commercial lift. Our Platform Steplift provides a convenient and space-saving access lift where constructing a ramp for access is not suitable.

Key Features

  • Quick 1 day installation
  • No need for an enclosure or support tower
  • Travel from 750mm-3000mm
  • Loads from 250kg (1m) to 500kg (3m)
  • Illuminated constant pressure controls
  • Attractive finish – steel or RAL colours
  • Upper level gate option (required over 260mm travel)
  • Pit option for internal use
  • Radio enabler, isolate and key holder options
  • Quiet and efficient hydraulic system


The platform steplift is ideal as a commercial lift, and complies with:

  • Equality Act
  • Building regulations Part M
  • BS6440:2011
  • ISO 9001:2015
  • ISO 14001:2015
  • OHSAS 18001:2007


User safety and comfort are in the heart of the platform steplift design.

  • full platform safety edge
  • emergency battery back-up
  • powered gate options
  • Hose burst valve on ram
  • Remote enabler/remote isolate option
  • interlocked gates
  • Bellows style mechanism cover

Platform Steplift Technical Details

Rated load 1m: 250kg
3m: 500kg / 440kg (over 2m)
Environment Indoor or Outdoor
Speed 1m: 0.06m/s
3m: 0.08m/s
Power req. 1-phase, 240V, 50Hz, 13A
Drive Direct acting hydraulic drive system
Low voltage operating system 1m: 24VDC
3m: 12VDC
Controls Constant pressure push buttons (illuminated)
Technical Compliance BS6440:2011
ISO 9001:2015
ISO 14001:2015
OHSAS 18001:2007
No. Stops 2 stops with 1 door per floor
Operating Temperature -10 °C to +40 °C
Finish 1m: stainless steel or RAL options

3m: Aluminium o RAL options


Platform Size 900 x 1400mm
Overall Footprint* 1200 x 1639mm
Travel Distance 1m: 750mm – 1000mm
3m: 750mm – 3000mm
Gate Height 1100mm
Pit Depth (optional) 80mm

Note: different arrangements may require side clearance. Please get in touch with specification for site specific measurements.

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