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JUL 2014

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Introducing the frst heavy duty, fully automatic retractable tie-downs designed, engineered and built to perform to the new standards. The countdown has already begun to the adoption of the revised ANSI/RESNA WC18 standard for Wheelchair Tie-downs and Occupant Restraint Systems (WTORS). The new WC19 wheelchairs with their integrated lap belts produce up to 60% higher loading on the WTORS in a collision. Stronger restraint systems that meet the WC18 criteria are required. Meets WC18/19 Revised guidelines are increasing the weight load on wheelchair restraint systems. Get to know the new standard at: I've Gained Weight

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