Patient lifts in hospitals

LINAK actuators make it possible to lift, adjust leg spreaders and create smooth sling movement in modern 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 population getting older and more people suffering the effects of obesity. A greater degree of care is required overall. The regulations regarding healthcare equipment and tools are being tightened all the time, and specify standards for product performance. However, all patients are still entitled to proper care at the hospital. Using LINAK actuators for your patient lift will not only create smooth movement, it will also provide numerous benefits.

  • Safety-improving features and low 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 hospitalization more cost-efficient as it can help reduce lift downtime.

Add safety features and minimize maintenance
Striving to eliminate hazards by using hospital equipment is a key focus area for everyone working within healthcare – LINAK included. Repetitive testing of all systems is mandatory at LINAK. We do this to ensure durable products with flawless performance throughout a long lifetime. The need for maintenance is minimized and features like SDT help read out system status data to align with statutory scheduled service. Our First Failure Safe solutions help ensure that your patient lift works in a safe manner.

Live up to the norm with compliant systems
Regulations to ensure safety for patients as well as staff are continually tightened. 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 norm requirements EN10535 for patient lifts.

Rely on 30 years of experience globally
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 insights. 
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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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