Hawle Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum length of rail for the stairlift?

The rail can be made up to the length of 131 feet for either indoor or outdoor applications. You can even add an additional charging station if you want to park the unit on a middle floor of a residence.

What is the minimum width of a staircase that the stairlift can fit?

When installing the Hawle stairlift, it is important to take into consideration the minimum width of the stairway. The minimum width of a staircase that will function with the Hawle unit is 30 inches.

What is the weight capacity of the Hawle stairlift?

Due to our product having been carefully designed and the rail being made of steel, our stairlifts can operate safely up to a 350 lb weight capacity.

What type of drive system does the unit use?

The stairlift uses a gear rack drive. The teeth of the rail are located on the underside of the top section of the rail.