Friday, October 9, 2020
Malsch at Heidelberg, October 8th, 2020 – Introducing the brand new QUICKIE® Nitrum®, Sunrise Medical’s highly innovative rigid wheelchair that is unrivaled in terms of lightweight, rigidity, adjustabillity and functional options. Lightest in its class, Nitrum is precision-engineered to efficiently convert energy into motion, allowing the user to propel with the least amount of effort.
As the new generation of ultra-lightweight rigid manual wheelchair, Nitrum is revolutionary with a lot of innovative features and stylish designs.
The patented ovalized frame tubing made of premium aerospace-graded 7020 aluminum, significantly contributes to the lightweight. Nitrum is available in an everyday configuration from a weight of just 7.5 kilograms. Specially heat treated using Sunrise’s signature ShapeLoc technology, hand welded components, innovative backrest and other feature designs are all dedicated to minimizing the weight while enhancing the stiffness and performance.
Instead of multiple parts welded, the newly patented castor-link is one hollow-forged component. Stronger, lighter and completely adjustable, the castor link can be personally tailored for the precise and very-best handling, turning and propulsion efficency.
Nitrum is also packed with many other great user inspired innovations and new features, like the first integrated LEDs which allows the removal of batteries for easy charging or reducing weight. The unique newly patented Twist Lock bar allows the users to fold, lift and load the Nitrum into a car with just one hand. The block-and-tackle seat upholstery requires only minimal effort for tensioning and individual adjustment. In addition, the completely redesigned compact wheel lock is more durable and transfer friendly, and the direct-mount version can further reduce weight.
“Our product development team includes very experienced designers and engineers who are long-term wheelchair users themselves. We collect user feedback from a large variety of backgrounds worldwide. We involve well-qualified internal and external clinical experts in extensive research.”
Commented by Sunrise Medical’s group CEO Thomas Babacan, “The valuable feedback from our customers have significantly influenced and advanced our development of Nitrum. We make sure that we consider all the finest details in our designs and innovations, and we are confident you will feel the differences and benefits.”
With one of the largest selection available in the industry, users can express their personal styles with extensive choices of colored unpholstery trim, anodized caster wheels and forks, painted handrims, frame graphics and color options.
With the launch of Nitrum, Sunrise Medical is also bringing the user experiences to a whole new level, pioneering with leading edge digital tools like a 3D online visualizer and Augmented Reality.
Please visit your local Sunrise Medical website to learn more about the QUICKIE Nitrum.
About Sunrise Medical: Committed to improving people’s lives, Sunrise Medical is a world leader in the innovation, manufacture and distribution of advanced assistive mobility devices and solutions. Distributed in more than 130 countries under its own 17 proprietary brands, the key products include manual and power wheelchairs, e-mobility products, motorized scooters, seating & positioning systems and daily living aids. Operating in 18 countries, Sunrise Medical group is headquartered in Malsch, Germany and employs over 2,200 associates worldwide.