SplaSHield

Raz Design is pleased to announce its latest creation, the SplaSHield, a friction-fit urine deflector. The SplaSHield can be used with most Raz seats and even with standard toilet seats if held in place. The design incorporates a protruding circumferential ring that serves two purposes: It provides vertical alignment and it helps to stiffen the…

Raz in South America

Raz Design is poised to expand into more international markets. Earlier this month Raz representatives attended the Latin American Seating Symposium (LASS) in Roserio, Argentina. Our newly-signed partner in Argentina, Casa Escalada, is a successful distributor in the region and will be the exclusive provider of Raz products for the country. Their business model is…

User-Actuated Directional Locks

For the Z200 Raz-SP (Self-Propel), we have developed directional locks that improve transfer stability by preventing the front casters from swiveling during transfers. The assembly utilizes the standard latches from our Raz-AT Directional Caster Locks. The latches are connected to extension rods that are accessible from both sides of the seat by the occupant.

New Elevating Legrest

The new-style elevating legrests represent a huge improvement over the original design. A well-known issue with many elevating legrest designs is knee lift that occurs when the legrest is elevating, the result of shearing. The amount of shearing is directly proportional to the distance between the knee pivot and the legrest pivot. The new Raz…

New Lateral Pad Options

Raz Design has now phased out the Z740 standard lateral pads. The Z740 has been replaced with the Lateral Support with Large Depth-Adjustable Pad (Z740AP2). A Lateral Support with Small Depth-Adjustable Pad (Z740AP1) is also available. The new lateral pads provide four improvements for the client. Two sizes, Z740AP1 (small) – 5.5”L x 3.5”H; Z740AP2…

Raz Design Moves to New Building

To accommodate rapid growth, Raz Design needed to relocate to a larger facility that would allow for more efficient production. After months of designing, planning and building, Raz has moved into its new space at 22 Howden Road, Toronto. Located just 5 minutes east of the old location, the new facility is more than double…

Offset Footrest Mounts

With an 18”-wide frame, the distance between the footrest hanger tubes is 16”. With ELRs, this space is further reduced. For individuals who sit with their legs abducted or simply need more knee/leg room, we offer Offset Footrest Receiver Kit which will move a footrest or legrest out 2” per side.