X8 – Paediatric Tilt and Recline Wheelchair

The Aktiv X8 is a paediatric multi-positional wheelchair suitable for full-time use.

  • This wheelchair is a folding frame and tilt and recline facility and is fitted with elevating leg rests and multi adjustable headrest as standard.
  • This wheelchair can be even be disassembled for transportation in a car boot if required.
  • The seat width and depth can be easily adjusted to perfectly fit the user.
  • This chair offers a wide variety of seating and lying positions for long term use and a flat position ideal for changing or catheterisation.
  • The armrests are height adjustable and flip away as standard and have comfortable polyurethane armrest pads.
  • The backrest is height adjustable and both it and the seat cushion is padded for excellent support and has a waterproof, breathable and multi-stretch cover.
  • A choice of flat or contoured back and seat cushions are available. Both the backrest and seat can be easily removed to allow the chair to fold.
  • The leg rests elevate easily and are fitted with padded calf rests. The footplates are height adjustable and can be fitted with ankle huggers or toe straps if required.

Product Features

– Tilt function via gas strut
– Reclining function via gas strut
– Folding frame for transportation
– Height adjustable push handle
– Multi-positional head rest
– Removable pommel
– Removable adjustable lateral supports
– Flip back arm rest with arm pad
– Swing away elevating leg rests with black plastic foot plates & calf pads
– Aluminium brake
– Breathable upholstery with padded cushion
– 6″ Grey PU front castors
– Fixed 16″ mag rear wheel with grey PU tyre
– Anti-tipper as standard
– 5 point harness as standard

This chair has passed crash test ISO7176-19:2001 for occupied transportation

Product Dimensions

– Seat Width: Adjustable 30cm (12″) – 37.5cm (15″)
– Seat Depth: Adjustable 30cm (12″) – 37.5cm (15″)
– Seat Height: 50cm (20″)
– Backrest Height: Adjustable 43cm (17″) – 46cm (18″)

Weight Information

– Total Weight: 14.8kg
– Transport Weight: 12.4kg
– Max Weight: 100kg / 15.5st

Options & Parts

Please feel free to download our parts breakdown PDF files below.
Aktiv General Parts List

– The Armrests on X1 to X6 are all interchangeable and are available in 4 styles all with comfortable armrest pads.
– All our range have backrests that fold down and leg rests and rear wheels that are removable by easy quick release mechanisms, therefore the chairs can be quickly and easily disassembled for easy storage in a car boot.
– The full range also have the added benefit of either a dual / multi axle meaning that they can be easily and economically converted from a self-propel to attendant transit wheeled models.
– A full range of belts, harnesses, trays and other accessories are available to customise the chair to the users needs.


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Product Details:
Brochure / Spec Sheet
Aktiv X8 User Manual
Aktiv General Parts List

Product Certifications:
CE Certifcation
Crash Test Certification
PVC Material Test Report
Nylon Poison Test Report
Foam Material Test Report
Foam Material Test Report 2