Patent Number: 6,168,177

Title: Wheel camber adapter for a wheelchair

Abstract: An arrangement for receiving and setting a wheel axle for a drive wheel of a wheelchair, with an adapter (1) for adjusting the wheel camber, characterized in that the adapter (1) has a receiving bore (2) for the wheel axle, extends longitudinally approximately in the direction of this bore (2) and, to set the camber, can be attached removably to the wheelchair frame (9) in the desired position and is able to slide crosswise to the wheelchair frame (9) on a path running in a segmental arch.

Inventors: Schillo; Stefan (Sinsheim, DE), Boiten; Herman (Gottingen, DE)

Assignee: Otto Bock Orthopadische Industrie GmbH & Co.

International Classification: A61G 5/00 (20060101); A61G 5/10 (20060101); B62D 17/00 (20060101); B62M 001/14 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018