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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The general rule for wheelchair ramps is that 1" of rise will
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"I think it's three feet long for every one foot up" No, seriously, how stupid ARE you? That MIGHT be the departure angle at the end of a ski jump but STILL too much. Just
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1. Calculate the width needed for the ramp. The ramp needs to be as wide as the chair plus 12 to 24 inches on each side for elbow room. 2. Calculate the area for any intermediate
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1. Visit the ADA website. The requirements for public and commercial accessibility ramps are very well documented, and while they may not apply to a home project, the ADA created
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