Compare Ceiling Lifts
Ceiling lifts are motorized devices that lift and transfer patients from one point to another along a track. The comparison chart below showcases six popular ceiling lifts that offer different features and options.
Top 6 Ceiling Lifts Comparison Chart
|Manufacturer||Prism||Prism ||ArjoHuntleigh||ArjoHuntleigh||Handicare||Guldmann |
|Model||P-440||P-300||Maxi Sky 440||Voyager||RisePorto 450||GH1-Q|
|Lifting speed without load||1.5"/sec||1.8"/sec||1.7"/sec||1.6"/sec||1.2"/sec||1.6"/sec|
|Dimensions (L x H x W)||18.83" x 6.38" x 7.25"||15.9" x 4.9" x 6.3"||22.25" x 10.25" x 7"||15.9" x 11.25" x 5.5"||11.3" x 6" x 6"||13.78" x 7.36" x 7.63"|
|Max # of lifts/battery charge||10||25||30||30||50||36|
|Emergency lowering||electrical||electrical||electrical and manual||manual||electrical and manual||electrical|
|Lift case||flame retardant ABS||flame retardant ABS||flame retardant ABS||fire retardant plastic||non flammable ABS plastic||impact resistant UL 94 V-O flame retardant recyclable plastic|
|Hand control||Pneumatic - piston displacement||digital||electrical||electrical||electrical, 4 buttons ||electrical|
|Weight of unit ||10.5 lb ||6.7 lb||14 lb||12 lb||12.8 lb||17 lb|
|Lifting capacity ||440 lb||300 lb||440 lb||440 lb||450 lb||450 lb|
|Warranty||1 year ||1 year||1 year||1 year||2 years||1 year |
|Lift range ||up to 80"||up to 78"||up to 88"||up to 88"||up to 66.9"||up to 98"|
|Notable||80" length for low-bed transfers, battery is charged using standard plug and socket||lightest portable lift||room to room track transfers can be performed without modifying doorways, can lift patient from the floor||may use with Easytrack track system that does not require permanent installation, features a unique "quick release" strap system||can be used on all rail systems, settings, types of rooms and freestanding lift stands||quick release system makes it easy to move the lift module from one room to another |
Home Ceiling Lift Manufacturers
There are several manufacturers of ceiling lifts offering products in North America, and these are some of the largest companies:
With its headquarters in Sweden, this worldwide company has been in business since 1957. They make products for both institutional and home use.
Prism Medical (Waverly Glen)
One of the largest companies in the industry, Prism supplies both institutional and residential clients. Waverly Glen is one of their brand names and they have manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
This Danish company makes commercial patient lifts and offers a portable residential unit.
This worldwide company headquartered in Europe makes stair lifts as well as portable ceiling lifts.
SureHands is a U.S. company that distributes patient lifts from Handimove International, headquartered in Belgium. They make a variety of lifts for both independent use and caregiver assisted use.