Shaftway Vertical Platform Lifts & Shaftway Wheelchair Lifts Serving Pittsburgh, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, Erie & Surrounding Areas

The SL – Shaftway Commercial Wheelchair Lifts at Access Elevator is the perfect solution for people with limited mobility. A cost-effective solution, our shaftway wheelchair lifts create convenient access without compromising the architectural character of your building.

Our Shaftway Wheelchair Lift is unique and industry leading in the following:

  • Manufactured and owned in the United States USA
  • Long lasting with cost effective repairs
  • Industry leading 4 year warranty
  • ONLY Vertical Wheelchair Lift using the patented A.W.A.R.E. Diagnostics System: Active Wiring, Accessories, Relay & Electronics Diagnosis System (A.W.A.R.E.) is a fully functional on-board diagnostics system to manage and monitor every critical function of the lift. Available only through your local Access Distributor.
  • Classy in appearance, whisper quiet, energy saving, environmentally friendly
  • Unsurpassed in safety precautions
  • Our shaftway wheelchair lift can match the style and quality of any home with over 200 optional colors.
  • 1 code-compliant and designed for ease of installation.


    Standard Features:

    • 750 lb capacity
    • Speed: 10 FPM with a 1HP, 115V motor
    • Lifting height: up to 168”
    • Steel constructed with electrostatic, powder-coated finish
    • Self Diagnostic System with Digital Display
    • Constant pressure up/down control switch installed on the platform
    • Constant pressure, elevator-style, hall call control stations provided at each landing

    Optional Enhancements:

    • 230V motor
    • Remote mounted controller
    • ADA phone for both indoor and outdoor models
    • Emergency lights
    • Over 200 Available colors
    • Key switch to lock platform
    • Flip-up ramp
    • Battery back-up

    Safety Features:

    • Nonskid platform surface
    • Obstruction safety panel under platform (when not installed within a runway enclosure)
    • Alarm and emergency stop switch
    • Grab rail
    • Landing interlocks keep door locked when the lift is on another floor
    • Upper final limit

    Platform Sizes:

    36” W x 48” D

    36” W x 54” D

    36” W x 60” D

    42” W x 60” D

    Vertical Platform Lift Gate/Door Options:

    42” platform gate*

    42” upper landing gate*

    80” landing gate*

    Non-fire-rated red oak door**

    Fire-rated steel door

    * Available with optional acrylic insert

    ** Also available in other wood choices, by request

    VPC Drive Options:

    • Screw Drive
    • Screw Drive with battery back-up
    • Hydraulic Drive