Complete, simple and safe rail system for permanent installation

Handicare’s MilkyWay is a complete, simple and safe rail system for permanent installation on the ceiling and/or on the walls. Each MilkyWay rail system is individually designed, in close cooperation with the customer, allowing for adaptation to specific conditions and for meeting of specific requirements.

Together with an optional choice of ceiling lift unit and the appropriate lifting accessories, MilkyWay offers unlimited possibilities for design and adaptation of the perfect stationary lifting solution for all settings, rooms and lifting needs.

All the parts you need, nothing else

MilkyWay is a complete rail system that makes the most of your specific conditions. It includes all the parts necessary for creating individually adapted, safe and flexible lifting solutions but, for the sake of simplicity, nothing else. For example:

  • Straight rails in three rail profiles and in many lenghts, from 1600-7000 mm / 63″-275.6″, prepared for in-rail charging
  • Rail curves in 15°, 22.5°, 45° and 90° variants, prepared for in-rail charging
  • Switches such as shunting rails, turntables and transition gates for all kinds of rail systems
  • Ceiling fixtures; brackets and adjustable pendants for ceilings of different heights and structures
  • Wall brackets and vertical supports for free bearing rail systems and for different wall structures and material
  • Rail accessories and installation equipment; traverse trolleys, power supply etc

Materials and surface coating

MilkyWay straight rails and rail curves are made of powder-coated aluminium while all fixtures; brackets, pendants etc, are made of powder-coated steel. All powder-coated MilkyWay parts are white (RAL9010).

MilkyWay offers excellent value for money and a long-term solution with optimal adaptation, flexibility, simplicity and safety

  • Simple, functional and safe
  • Very versatile, can be adapted to all settings, rooms and lifting needs
  • Requires a minimum of floor space
  • Always in place and ready for use
  • Discreet and attractive design
  • Very easy to install
  • Ceiling lift units and many accessories for safe, easy and individually adapted lifting of users in most transfer situations are available in the Handicare Lifting range

For more information about MilkyWay rail systems, please contact us or your local Handicare  partner. With your conditions and requirements as a starting point, we will help you create the perfect lifting solution.

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Application areas
  • From Bed To Wheelchair
  • From Wheelchair To Toilet
  • Higher Up In Bed
  • Lying To Sitting
  • Positioning In Chair
  • Rising To Sitting Down
  • Standing Training
  • Supine Transfer
  • Support For Gait Training
  • Turning In Bed
  • From Bed To Commode
  • Up From The Floor
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