Lightweight. Customized. Suitable for vehicles.

ORTHOLIGHT® is an extra lightweight seating system in six standard sizes for patients who find it difficult to assume or maintain their sitting position by themselves and who are only marginally active. It is manufactured individually according to body measurements. The aluminum seat shell is fitted with standard or optional custom upholstery. ORTHOLIGHT® can be adapted to special needs with a large selection of standardized accessories.

Key facts

  • Passive lightweight seating system in six standard sizes
  • Manufactured according to body measurements / vacuum body impression
  • Individual custom upholstery (optional)
  • High quality, washable covers
  • Suitable for patient transport in vehicles
  • Extensive standardized special equipment

Product details

The passive ORTHOLIGHT® seating system consists of an aluminum seat shell whose seat and back section are connected by a hinge. A manual, continuously variable back angle adjustment is available as an option. ORTHOLIGHT® can be combined with all interco undercarriages: Seat and back unit can be shaped anatomically according to a body print and are equipped with multi-part removable upholstery in standard design or individually made to measure.

The individual cushion elements are covered separately with breathable fabric. The removable, washable upholstery covers enable optimum hygiene, long durability and easy replacement in the event of developmental changes.

We offer a variety of accessories to adapt to the respective restriction and the degree of activity of the patient. These include restraining aids, padding and support aids for head, trunk, pelvis, arms, legs and feet. A wide range of colors for upholstery fabrics and paintwork allows for customization in design as well.

Safe transport in an automobile
The product combination ORTHOLIGHT® seating system with SIMPLY LIGHT® base frame in combination with a safety harness was successfully tested according to ISO 7176-19 and ISO 10542-2. In conjunction with a safety harness, it is therefore suitable for patient transport in vehicles if the vehicle is equipped with an appropriate fastening system.

The ORTHOLIGHT® seating aids are suitable for patients who find a sitting position difficult, who are physiologically disturbed or who are unable to assume a sitting position due to anatomical changes. These can be due to functional deficits in the interaction between pelvis and spine caused either by a congenital or acquired deformation of the musculoskeletal system (e.g. bony joint structures) or by congenital or acquired insufficiencies of the locomotor system, the pelvis and/or the spine.

Possible indications:

  • Athetosis
  • Paraplegia
  • Plegias
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Muscular disorders e.g. muscular dystrophy
  • Skeletal deformities and loss of extremities
  • Neurological disorders
  • Mental disabilities

Standard equipment 

  • Passive seating system with self-supporting aluminum outer shell
  • Powder coated in RAL colors of choice
  • Anatomical standard upholstery using the sandwich method
  • The back and seat sections are hinged and firmly bolted together at 90°
  • Cover made of high-quality upholstery fabric, color of choice

Special equipment  

  • Infinitely adjustable back angle
  • Individual upholstery according to body size or vacuum body print
  • Seat shell adapter
  • Head rest system
  • Arm rests
  • Leg rests / foot rests
  • Restraints
  • Further standardized equipment options can be found on the order form (password protected)
  • Individual custom designs on request
 Size 1Size 2Size 3
Weight without patient7 kg7,5 kg8 kg
maximum load20 kg25 kg30 kg
max. overall exterior width without arm rests34 cm37 cm40 cm
Back angle adjustment30°30°30°
Seat width (max)26 cm29 cm32 cm
Seat depth20 - 25 cm25 - 30 cm30 - 35 cm
Back height38 cm42 cm46 cm
 Size 4Size 5Size6
Weight without patient8,5 kg9 kg10 kg
maximum load35 kg40 kg45 kg
max. overall exterior width without arm rests43 cm46 cm49 cm
Back angle adjustment30°30°30°
Seat width (max)35 cm38 cm41 cm
Seat depth35 - 40 cm40 - 45 cm45 - 50 cm
Back height50 cm55 cm60 cm

The care of severely disabled people is a complex and responsible task. Your interco consultant will be happy to support you in designing an individual seating solution for your customers.

For all our seating systems, we guarantee spare parts availability and readjustment over many years.

If you have any further questions about our seating solutions, please contact us directly.


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