Adapted quickrelease

– makes it possible for people with impaired hand function to independently put on/take off wheelchair wheels

User presses the adapted release button

User presses the adapted release button

The release button in the hub of the pushrim is enlarged with self-curing metal that is polished and painted afterwards.

Users comments
The modification involves enlarging the release button so it stands out from the wheel, which makes it easy to press the button.

Made by
The user’s neighbor

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
The user

Adapted release button

Adapted release button

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