What Is the Angle for a Wheelchair Ramp?

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The angle for a wheelchair ramp should be determined slope for a ramp that will be used by the occupied chair. The ADA suggests a slope of 2:12; it means that every 5 centimeters of rise will require 1 foot of ramp length.
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