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How to Choose An Electric Wheelchair Motor

Medical and restorative versatility wheelchairs need a high torque DC brushless, or brush, gear motor in order to deliver the long-term performance and reliability that users require.

Choosing a Wheelchair Motor

Wheelchair motors are powerful motors, and they can adequately handle heavy loads (in excess of 300 pounds). Relatively cheap for their size, they can be readily sourced online or in retail stores.

Controlling Wheelchair Motors

Wheelchair motor experts recommend that wheelchair motors have a differential drive – i.e., two motor-driven wheels, with one caster at the front. This makes drive system control simple and allows for easy turning.

If you’re in the market for an electric wheelchair market, come to Telco. Our motors are made with quality and efficiency in mind. Contact us today to learn more about choosing the right motor for you.