Patient lifts in the care sector

LINAK actuators make it possible to lift, adjust leg spreaders and create smooth sling movement in patient lifts.

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Patient lifts

Actuator systems for patient lifts

There are two clear trends. The future is set to be more challenging, with the aging population and more people suffering the effects of obesity, all of whom will require a greater degree of care. The regulations regarding healthcare equipment and aids are continually increasing and specify product performance. However, all residents are still entitled to proper care. Using LINAK actuators for your patient lift will not only make your lift robust, it will also create smooth movement. It comes with numerous benefits.

  • Improved ergonomics, more comfort and minimal maintenance
  • Norm compliant products to help your approval process
  • Experienced partner with a global presence

Whether you need a basic lift solution or an advanced system with several intelligent features for your patient lift, LINAK offers a viable concept for your product. Strong lift actuators and solid balance coordination with leg spreaders create smooth movement. Value-adding features such as SDT (Service Data Tool) help make daily care more cost-efficient as it can reduce the downtime on lifts.

Improve ergonomics and minimize maintenance
Striving to eliminate hazardous lifts is a key focus area for everyone working in the care sector. At LINAK all actuator products are thoroughly tested as a system. This is done to ensure your patient lift will perform safely throughout its lifetime. Our first failure safe solutions help ensure that your patient lift works in a safe way. Service Data Tool will help you read out system status data to align with statutory scheduled maintenance. All for the comfort of residents as well as carers.

Live up to the norm with compliant systems
Regulations to ensure safety for patients as well as staff are continually refined. Equipment like patient lifts has to obtain certain certifications and approvals. LINAK takes safe patient handling seriously. LINAK actuator systems are tested and certified to meet international medical standards – IEC 60601-1: 2005 3rd edition, ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1:2005 3rd edition and CAN/CSA-22.2 No. 60601-1:2008. This aims to prepare your patient lift for easy compliance with the norm requirements of EN10535 for patient lifts.

Rely on 30 years of global experience
LINAK not only has an extensive product portfolio. Over the past 30+ years the organization has grown with numerous sales offices worldwide. This makes LINAK able to support customers almost everywhere – with products, advice, and local market insight. Whether you need a basic or an advanced solution, or perhaps a development partner for a new project, LINAK fits the bill.

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Systems for patient lifts

LINAK actuator systems create smooth lift and movement in patient lifts and help improve safety and ergonomics for patient and staff. Specifications truly depend on the individual need. Focus can be on power, speed, noise, or number of channels (actuators). LINAK by default operates with three different setups for patient lifts within which you can put together several solutions. The three are: Basic, Medium and Advanced .

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