“Engineered for Your Independence”
In recent years, removing accessibility barriers for individuals with mobility challenges has become a frequently discussed topic. RAM has been helping people with mobility challenges for over 30 years and we are proud to continue doing so with our wheelchair lift products.
With a Trus-T-Lift™ home lift, porches, verandahs and upper levels, up to 14ft floor to floor, in homes become accessible for persons in wheelchairs or scooters, or anyone who has trouble walking up and down stairs. RAM has been removing accessibility barriers to improve the lives of thousands of people and families; just check out some of our testimonials.
Want to tell us your story?….we really enjoy hearing stories from people who use our products, as this is the reason we got in to this business in the first place.
“One of the Most Trusted Brands in Wheelchair Lifts”
RAM also designs and builds our products right here in North America. You can rest assured that we are building a quality product that is tailored to the USA and Canada specifically. Find out why RAM is The Most Trusted Name in Wheelchair Lifts by letting us help you with your project.
RAM has always believed in continuously improving our products to ensure they are as reliable and competitive as possible. We recently did a major update to the Trus-T-Lift™ to increase its load capacity to 750lb from the previous rating of 550lb. We also took the opportunity to create a whole new drive system for this product and after rigorous testing we now know it is one of the best designs we have ever been able to provide. See how affordable it can be by letting us help you get a tailored quote today.
See more details in our Trus-T-Lift™ brochure, the information below, or visit our learning center to see videos and, what we have been told is, one of the most extensive collections of information on lifts. If this is all too much to consider, don’t worry, we can help walk you through any questions you may have. Just give us a call at 1-800-563-4382.
How is the Trus-T-Lift™ 750 Different?
- Our drive system is based on a technology that will not have a reduced load capacity as your lift ages. Just check out our video on the drive system we use
- By utilizing an ACME screw design RAM’s wheelchair lift is inherently safe. Some competitors do not even use fundamental safety features that are part of national codes. If you are not sure about a product you just ask one of our specialists and we promise to give you a fair and balanced perspective so you know what you are dealing with.
- The Trus-T-Lift™ comes in modular pieces that are easier to manage for our dealer partners that help can help you with installation and give the assurance that even if there are issue you will have someone nearby to help with any service you might need.
- Our lifts are some of the quietest products available when installed and adjusted to our specifications.
- We can do 750lb lifting capacity without hydraulics or expensive and more complex electrical systems due to our optimized drive train
- Our Lifts are simple – the art of engineering is getting products to be simple. This also leads to improved reliability for you wheelchair lift and very competitive pricing.
The Trus-T-Lift™ has a number of unique features that provide significant value.
Soft Touch Paddles – many people who have mobility challenges have a hard time with small push buttons as well. RAM patented our Soft Touch paddle controls that make it easy to know which lever to activate and low effort as well. Even more, the control system makes sure that you can’t damage the motor by pressing them both at the same time and puts a delay in between pressing one and the other to direction… just another little thing we think about for you!
Simple Design – when you look inside a Trus-T-Lift™ there are very few parts. It might seem easy but to get design to be simple, robust, and effective is the art of great products. People like Steve jobs understood this and brought the whole world new perspective about how simple and intuitive takes a great deal of work. We’ve always subscribed to the same type of philosophy at RAM and we hope our efforts can help improve lives.
Geared Belt Drive – not all drive systems are created equal and RAM’s has evolved yet again with the Trus-T-LIft 750 design! We now have a geared belt drive as part of the design and this type of arrangement is what keeps your car engine running so well most of the time. By using a gear belt we also avoid slipping and loss of load carrying capacity. This is quite common in other belt drive, electric motor designs. We also avoid all hydraulics by staying to a purely electro-mechanical system. Check out the video to get a really good understanding of why this is so good.
All Electrical Components at the Top or On Board – in some locations water and other debris can cause significant concerns. By putting the motor, all major electrical connection, bearings, and drive components at the top of our lift tower there is a lower chance of damage during severe weather as long as the platform is in the elevated position. This is not the case with hydraulic solutions and many other competitor products.
Limited or No Pit Required – if you are using a porch lift or a lift that does not require an enclosure/ hoist way/ shaft then RAM provides an automatic toe plate ramp that allows for easy entry and exit from your lift. In cases where you need to enclose the lift for safety code reasons RAM has one of the lowest profile platforms available and this will ensure that you don’t have to put in a large approach ramp or deep pit to get access to your lift.
Indoor and Outdoor Design – RAM is based in a area with some pretty extreme weather and we have designed the Trus-T-Lift™ to handle both indoor and outdoor applications.
Machine Roomless (MRL) – all the equipment for the Trus-T-Lift™ is contained. This means you don’t have to find extra space for hydraulics, or other items in another part of you home or business. This may not sound like an important thing but in high density areas or homes that are looking at a lift as part of a renovation this can be critical.
- Constant Pressure Operation – for safety
- Up to 750lb weight capacity
- 8 ft/min travel speed
- Synchronous Geared Belt Drive with Brake
- ACME Screw Design
- Durable Laminate Powder Coated Steel Construction
- 1 x 110 VAC Single Phase, 15A power required
- Up to 14ft of travel available
- Standard Carriage Sizes (width and length) 34in x 54in and 40in x 54in,
- Entry and Exit Styles Available: In-out Same Side, Adjacent Left or Right, Straight Through
- Custom carriage sizes are available at additional expense – inquire with RAM for possibilities
RAM Manufacturing Ltd. Lifts are designed to meet ASME A18.1/ CSA B355 safety standards when properly equipped. While RAM lifts meet national standards, it is imperative to check State/ Provincial and Local code requirements before installing to ensure compliance. All Stat/ Provincial and Local compliance is the responsibility of the purchaser.
For a more detailed explanation of some of our options please go to our dedicated wheelchair lift options page. If you want to know more about pricing for these options just note what you are interested in when you submit a quote request.
Side Access Manual Crank – want to make emergency option more easily accessible? Check out how this works and add this option to your Trus-T-Lift™ by talking with one of our customer support specialists or one of our dealer partners.
Custom Colors – RAM colors are standard black and light grey but we can also do custom colors to allow your lift to blend in with your home or building. Just ask us about our customer color options.
Safety Interlocks – RAM can provide safety interlocks to increase the safety of use for your lift. This can be particularly important for taller lifts and when lifts are in either public spaces or with children around.
Multi-Stop – RAM can make Trus-T-Lift™ with up to 3 stops if required.
Stainless Steel Hand Rails – some times people like a hand rail to hold on to during the elevator travel and RAM can add a stainless steel hand rail when requested.
Extended Warranty – RAM can offer extended warranties on parts. Our standard warranty is 1 year on parts but for additional charges we can offer extended warranties of 1, 2, 3, and 4 years.
Power Back Up Systems – RAM’s Tower of Power (ToP) product can be easily added to the Stratus and you can see all the details of this robust and reliable system here.
Phone Systems – RAM can offer 2 way communication systems or a phone upon request or as part of code requirements in some commercial projects.
Auto-Door Operators – are you concerned about being able to open and close doors? RAM can provide auto-door operators that are able to open, close and provide adjustable delays for those opening and closing cycles should you feel that is a benefit in your home.
Custom Platform Sizes – in some cases our standard size just won’t fit in the space you have. RAM is one of the few manufacturers that will do custom sizes. We can do the impossible but we will do our best to advise you on what is in your best interests.
Full Height, Flush Mount Doors – to meet safety codes such as ASME A18.1 and CSA B355 lifts that are required to go in a fully enclosed shaft or hoistway will need a “flush mount door”. This is not always an easy thing to find. RAM makes our own flush mount door that will help make your project easier to complete and it includes a completely integrated safety interlock and lift call button that will allow for easier installation.
Need something else……just ask and maybe we already have something in the works!
Are you totally lost or confused? Let us help make it easy….just send us a note or request a quote. Even if you aren’t sure on every point we’ll help you sort out what your best option is….even if we have to refer you to another product that we don’t make.