Q’Straint

For 25 years, Q’Straint has remained focused on one vision: to develop the world’s most effective wheelchair passenger safety solutions for public and private transportation. Today, Q’Straint is a global company with a local network of representatives serving our customers in over 50 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Oceania, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

Q’Straint understands how important the quality, reliability and safety of their products are for the successful operation of public and private transportation. That’s why Q’Straint invests significant resources to ensure they consistently deliver the industry’s highest quality products and services.

More than 10 years after being the first wheelchair securement company to earn ISO certification, Q’Straint remains ISO compliant, reinforcing their commitment to the highest quality standards for management and operations. This focus on quality means that their processes — design, engineering, manufacturing, testing, administration and shipping — meet those exact standards.

Today, Q’Straint manufactures a complete line of automatic and manual wheelchair restraint systems:

Automatic:

Manual:


QLK-100

The QLK-100 wheelchair docking system is the perfect solution for wheelchair passengers who drive their vehicles and for those who want the independence of quickly securing their own wheelchair using a single point system. The QLK-100 is engineered for reliability and based on the proven design of truck and trailer hitches which have been safely used for over half a century.

  • Superior Strength & Durability – Constructed of high quality, heat treated, anti-corrosive metal
  • Removable Cover – A standard feature for easier servicing
  • Audible and Visual Indicators – Advises when passenger is secure
  • Micro-switch Protection – Improved engineering eliminates micro-switch failures common on most docking systems
  • Multiple Release Points – Ability to release docking station with standard dash control, manual release on base, or an optional Remote Manual Release (in event of power failure)
  • Improved Maintenance – Removable cover and specially designed spacers to prevent over-torqing of hardware, makes for easier maintenance
  • Improved Aesthetics – Our docking station and control panel is designed to compliment vehicle interiors

Along with the QLK-100 wheelchair docking system comes Q’Straint’s dedication for staying up to date with current wheelchairs. Please see their Interactive Bracket List (opens in new window) for an up to date selection.

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QLK-150

The QLK-150 wheelchair docking system is the next step in independent wheelchair securement (also known as powered lockdowns or tie-downs). It is the perfect solution for those looking to drive their vehicle or who want to quickly secure their own wheelchair using a single point system.

  • Extensive Crash Testing – First and only system tested to higher WC/19 wheelchair loads; and also the only system tested Forward, Rearward and Sideways.
  • Slim & Flexible Dash Control – Compact design has a much larger touch area and features imbedded LED indicators showing system status.
  • Flush Surface – Eliminates “snags” and gives users an immediate 3/16″ (5mm) of additional bolt clearance.
  • Tapered Channel – Helps smoothly guide users into place.
  • Reduced Footprint – Reduces castor interference with shortened design front to back by 1.5″ (38mm), retaining original hole pattern.
  • SMART (ECM) – Newly designed Micro-processor controller
  • Sleep Function – When user exits docking base, system draws 76.5 micro amps (0.0000765 Amps): About 5 times less than other docking systems.
  • Low Current Draw – Solenoid release draws between 4.2 – 9.1 amps (versus 18 Amps).
  • Reduced Electrical Components – New design only requires a single micro-switch and eliminates thermal switch.
  • Plug & Play Serviceability – Solenoid and limit switch feature quick connectors.
  • Screw-Terminal Connectors – Connectors are easily removed for faster wire routing, and eliminates additional crimping and soldering.
  • Removable Cover – Faster servicing and maintenance.
  • Over-Torque Protection – Prevents “locking up” if internal hardware is over-torqued during routine maintenance.
  • Heat-Treatment – All components except for base mounts are treated to increase strength, and reduce entry channel warping and sharpening.
  • Eco- friendly Steel Coating – Our high grade steel features more eco-friendly coating, to prevent corrosion and reduce the impact on the environment.
  • Lowest/Highest Clearance – Optional base mounts allow for the docking system to be mounted from 1.5″ (38mm) to 4″ (100mm)

Along with the QLK-150 wheelchair docking system comes Q’Straint’s dedication for staying up to date with current wheelchairs. Please see their Interactive Bracket List (opens in new window) for an up to date selection.

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QRT-Max

The QRT MAX is the latest generation of self-locking, self-tensioning retractable wheelchair securement systems. This fully automatic retractor provides a variety of innovative features which maximize ease of use and ensure passenger safety.

  • Knobless, One-Handed Operation – No knobs to interfere with wheels and footrests and eliminates confusion as to whether additional tightening is required
  • Automatic, Self-Locking – Allows easy, one-handed hook-up of wheelchairs
  • Self-Tensioning – No manual tensioning required. Retractors automatically take up ‘slack’ to ensure wheelchair passenger is always secured
  • Positive Lock Indicator – Patented feature clearly indicates when fitting is locked in anchorage (L-track application only)
  • Interchangeable – Eliminates confusion; no right, left, front or rear locations
  • Low Profile & Compact – No mounting bracket allows retractors to fit under most footrests
  • Accomodates Larger Wheelchairs – Reduced overall retractor length leaves more room for wheelchairs
  • Universal Design – Accommodates virtually all wheelchair designs, including scooters
  • Durable – Constructed from hardened steel and coated in zinc for maximum corrosion resistance
  • J-Hook – Reduces twisting of belts and ensures proper securement with a quarter turn accomodating virtually all wheelchair designs
  • Foot Release Lever – Easy release eliminates the need to bend down
  • Compatible Anchorages – Slide ‘N Click, L-Track and A-Track floor anchorages, or may be directly mounted to vehicle floors, seat legs or barriers
  • Warranty – 3 years

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QRT-Deluxe

The QRT Deluxe was the first self-locking, self-tensioning retractable system and is now the industry standard.

  • Dual Tightening Knobs – Provides additional tensioning if needed
  • Automatic, Self-Locking – Allows easy, one-handed hook-up of wheelchairs
  • Self-Tensioning – No manual tensioning required. Retractors automatically take up ‘slack’ to ensure wheelchair passenger is always secured
  • Positive Lock Indicator – Patented feature clearly indicates when fitting is locked in anchorage (L-track application only)
  • Interchangeable – Eliminates confusion; no right, left, front or rear locations
  • Low Profile & Compact – No mounting bracket allows retractors to fit under most footrests
  • Accomodates Larger Wheelchairs – Reduced overall retractor length leaves more room for wheelchairs
  • Universal Design – Accommodates virtually all wheelchair designs, including scooters
  • Durable – Constructed from hardened steel and coated in zinc for maximum corrosion resistance
  • J-Hook – Reduces twisting of belts and ensures proper securement with a quarter turn accommodating virtually all wheelchair designs
  • Foot Release Lever – Easy release eliminates the need to bend down
  • Compatible Anchorages – Slide ‘N Click, L-Track and A-Track floor anchorages, or may be directly mounted to vehicle floors, seat legs or barriers
  • Warranty – 3 years

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QRT-Standard

The QRT Standard is an economical, semi-automatic retractor system to help meet minimum specifications and cost-conscious budgets without sacrificing safety.

  • Single Tensioning Knob – Safely secures wheelchair and occupant in under 10 seconds
  • Positive Lock Indicator (PLI) – Patented feature clearly indicates when fitting is locked in anchorage (L-track application only)
  • Interchangeable – Eliminates confusion; no right, left, front or rear locations
  • Low Profile & Compact – No mounting bracket allows retractors to fit under most footrests and reduces overall retractor length to help accommodate larger wheelchairs
  • Universal Design – Accommodates virtually all wheelchair designs, including scooters
  • Durable – Constructed from hardened steel and coated in zinc for maximum corrosion resistance
  • J-Hook – Reduces twisting of belts and ensures proper securement with a quarter turn
  • Foot Release Lever – Easy release eliminates the need to bend down
  • Compatible Anchorages – Slide ‘N Click, L-Track and A-Track floor anchorages, or may be directly mounted to vehicle floors, seat legs or barriers
  • Warranty – 2 years

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M-Series

The M-Series is an economical manual securement system to help meet minimum specifications and cost-conscious budgets without sacrificing safety.

  • Manual Tensioning – Cam & over-center buckle design ensures maximum passenger safety.
  • Universal Design – Accommodates virtually all wheelchair designs, including scooters
  • J-Hook – Reduce twisting of belts and ensure proper securement with a quarter turn
  • Compatible Anchorages – L-Track, A-Track and Flat-Hook floor anchorages
  • Warranty – 2 years

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