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