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VELA Apex Chair

Used by +500,000 worldwide

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FDA Registered

20+ Years in U.S. Market

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Serving America’s Finest Institutions

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Vela Apex Chair

Introducing the VELA Apex Chair, with its multi-electrical functions and incredibly user-friendly design. We recommend this model for those who may have difficulty operating our standard Independence Chair due to pain or reduced physical strength or stamina.

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VELA Apex Chair

Gentle Sit-to-Stand

Enjoy smooth, automatic sit-to-stand assistance as you comfortably move from a sitting to standing position and vice versa.

VELA Apex Chair

Energy-Saving Mobility

Stay comfortably seated in your sit-to-stand chair while performing daily activities. Wheel yourself from one activity to the next or ask a loved one to push you so you can conserve precious energy.

VELA Apex Chair

Feel Safe and Self-Reliant

Feel safer in your home by reducing your risk for falling. With the chair as a stable base, use the electrical functions to manage daily activities and maintain your independence.

  • Measurements & Dimensions

    Sitting height (from-to)17.5″ – 25.4″ or
    20.9″ – 32.7″
    Maximum seating width
    (Max. width between armrests)
    Seat (W x D)19.3″ x 19.3″
    Backrest (W x H)16.1″ x 18.9″
    Maximum width of chair (total)28″
    Chair’s base (W x D)22″ x 22″
    Maximum weight load88 to 300 lbs (recommended)
    FDA Medical DeviceClass I

    Chair Adjustments: Electric sitting height, electric wheel brake, electric seat angle, electric backrest angle, and armrest height.

  • Materials & Care

    The chair features robust components that blend gentle plastic covers with durable coated aluminum and steel, ensuring long-lasting use. The armrest cushions prioritize comfort with their softer PUR material. The seat and backrest contain foam cushioning wrapped in Main Line Plus fabric. This textile consists of wool and Viscose, known for durability, comfort, and easy cleaning.

    Electrical functions meet IEC 60601-1 safety standards, including EMC requirements in IEC 60601-1-2. The chair holds an IP21 approval, guarding against water droplets and accidental contact with hazardous parts.

    Easily clean all chair parts with lukewarm water, adding pH-neutral detergent if needed.

    For optimal chair performance, inspect annually for worn or faulty components. Regularly tighten fasteners and check wheels for threads or debris.

  • Get Started with Your Chair

     Let’s get started! Follow our video below to make the most of your VELA Chair.

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  • Shipping & Warranty

    Free shipping in the lower 48 states in the United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico may incur additional charges. Chairs generally ship within 72 business hours after your completed order. Chairs ship from our warehouse in Tampa, Florida, USA.

    Experience two years of worry-free ownership with our warranty encompassing the entire product. This coverage applies under standard wear and tear conditions, starting from the date of shipment from Tampa, Florida.

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A Chair that Gives You Strength and Support

As much more than a traditional stand-assist aid, the VELA Apex Chair will be your trusted daily companion from morning until evening. The chair will accompany you in all activities around the house, giving you much-needed strength and support to perform household chores and participate in social activities.

A Stand-Assist Chair with Exceptional Ergonomics and User- Friendly Adjustment Controls

VELA Apex Chair

Seamless Adjustments

Changing seating positions frequently is important for maintaining comfort and good ergonomics. Our chair’s electric features are clearly marked and strategically located to ensure they’re always within reach.

VELA Apex Chair

Optimal Comfort

The chair’s ergonomic seat and backrest are designed to provide optimal comfort and support while seated, even for hours at a time.

VELA Apex Chair

Manufactured in Denmark

We take pride in the fact our durable chairs have been made using the highest quality materials and craftsmanship since 1935.

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Read About Tony Living a Self-Reliant Life with a VELA Apex Chair

I’m really satisfied with the VELA Apex Chair. I’m satisfied with the features. I’m satisfied that it’s comfortable for me. If I had to put a number on the chair from 1 to 10, I would say that this chair is for me, and my needs are 10 – because it provides me with everything that I need personally.
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Have a question or need help finding the right chair for you? Call one of our friendly and knowledgeable agents now at 866-738-6552 or choose your preferred option below.

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