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Here are our most frequently asked questions about vertical platform lifts. If you need advice on which lift is best catered to your needs and requirements, contact a member of the Cibes Lift US team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

A vertical platform lift is a elevator-like system that transports a passenger from one level to another in a safe and efficient manner. They’re a smart, modular concept available as installation ready solutions. Cibes’ vertical platform lifts (VPL’s) are custom made and available in 10 sizes and many design choices.

Yes. Cibes Vertical Platform lifts have been assesed under US platform lift standards specifically the ASME A18.1-2020.

Our ready-made lift concept speeds up the installation and minimizes the impact on the building. A conventional lift can take several weeks to install, whereas a 2-stop Cibes vertical platform lift (VPL) can be installed in just 2-3 days.

Yes. Our Cibes A5000 model is a vertical platform lift available for outdoor use. Our outdoor lift should not be installed in zones where the air has a high salinity level and/or chlorine content.

No much room at all, as the lift machinery can fit inside the double wall behind the passenger platform. Additionally its low pit and headroom make our platform lifts extremely compact which translates to minimal impact on the  building. Contact us for advice on specific sizing and placement.

Almost anywhere. Cibes’ home lifts are designed for low structural impact and are a lot easier to integrate within your home than conventional elevator. Our range of home lifts includes model Cibes A4000, which is small enough to fit inside your closet. Model Cibes A5000 can be installed both indoors and outdoors.

The Cibes A5000. With six different platform sizes to choose from, and the ability to withstand a load of up to 4-5 people (881lb), the A5000 vertical platform lift  model is designed to fit seamlessly into both new and existing buildings.

Yes. Our vertical platform lift (VPL) Model A5000 is ADA compliant, which among other requirements means that our lift is wheelchair compliant.

Before you begin, understanding how you want your lift to fit into your home and lifestyle is the first step you should take. You can do this by looking at Cibes how to buy a home lift page. Once you’ve reviewed the information, arrange a free home visit to talk about your needs. We will help you design your lift and send you a quote for the work to be carried out.

No. Our ready-made lift concept speeds up the installation and minimizes the impact on the building. Your Cibes dealer will order the lift and handle installation for you, all you need to do is approve the lift specifications.

You can completely customize your lift so that it perfectly complements your existing architectural styling. Colors and materials can be mixed and matched, ensuring the best results possible. We have a standard, premium and selected collection available.

We understand that a lift that is in regular use and making too much noise will become frustrating for the user. That’s why our lifts are designed with a revolutionary technology that makes them virtually soundless. Our EcoSilent drive system have improved our energy efficiency by 45% when compared to units without it.

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