Ability Lifts Platform Lift Specialists Please call for advice and enquiries:
0845 0068803
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Ability Lifts Platform Lift Specialists Call for advice
0845 0068803
Local call rate

The Optimum 400 Hydraulic Platform Lift

The Optimum 400 platform lift is a self-supporting and highly reliable hydraulic platform lift, especially made for external use with a complete glazed or solid panel structure. These units are compliant with building regulations. We are also pleased to offer adjacent entry if required.


Standard Features

Optimum 400 hydraulic platform lift

Standard Features

  • Three standard platform sizes
  • Single piece self-closing doors
  • Half-Height gates at upper level up to 3m travel
  • Full-height doors at upper level above 3m travel
  • 24v DC controls
  • Arrival Chimes
  • Platform/Carriage Lighting
  • Emergency battery lowering
  • 7000mm travel
  • 0.08m/sec travel speed
  • 400kg SWL
  • Fully panelled shaft walls
  • In car overload
  • Platform rated load 400kg
  • Travel distance up to 7 metres
  • Travel speed 0.08 metres/second
  • Power supply 240v, single phase, 50Hz

What’s a platform lift?

  • A platform lift is a horizontal platform that raises or lowers a wheelchair, in order to help increase accessibility by overcoming the barrier of height.
  • Platform lifts can be installed internally, to help increase mobility between floors or externally to provide access to the inside of a building – whether it be a first or second floor.
  • Lifts with a self-supporting glazed structure are specifically designed for wheelchair users to move upwards and downwards across a greater height distance.

Why choose the Optimum 400 Hydraulic Platform Lift?

  • Choose your size - Our platform lift comes in a three different sizes; small: 1250x900mm, medium: 1400x900mm and large: 1400x1100mm) to suit a wide range of building requirements and spaces.
  • 7 Metre travel distance - With an overall travel distance of up to seven metres, this lift provides access for those with low mobility to other floors.
  • Emergency battery lowering
  • Warranty
  • Colour choice - Choose from a range of colours to suit the appearance of your building.
  • Specifically designed for external use but can be installed internally.