Small footprint, big impact

The F3 Corpus offers the smallest footprint of the F-series front wheel drive power wheelchairs. Its compact size and agility allows users to easily maneuver in and out of tight spaces. The optimized battery weight distribution, lower center of mass and fully adjustable ComfortRide suspension improve stability while traversing inclines or declines. Experience the enhanced functionality of the F3 by combining outstanding chassis performance with Permobil’s industry leading Corpus Seating System offering 12” of ActiveHeight and up to 30º of ActiveReach forward tilt technology.

Corpus Power Seat Functions

 

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    ActiveHeight™ and ActiveReach

    With up to 12” of vertical seat adjustment and 30° of ActiveReach forward tilt capability, the F-Series empowers you to reach for more and go further faster with new elevated drive speeds of up to 3.2mph.

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    ComfortRide Suspension

    Conquer your world with ComfortRide fully independent, adjustable suspension. Enjoy superior vibration reduction, ride comfort and drive performance for the widest variety of driving scenarios.

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  • The Air, Foam and Gel cushion of the Power Wheelchair.

    Comfort is King

    Corpus®, the world’s leading ergonomic seating system, just got better. Biomechanically optimized power positioning has been enhanced with Corpus Ergo Seat cushion with redesigned pelvic well and new Corpus Ergo backrest cushions with dual density foam. New Stretch-Air cover option is a breathable, machine washable fabric with a low moisture vapor transfer.

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    Compact Stability

    The F3 Corpus offers the smallest footprint of the F-series front wheel drive power wheelchairs. Its compact size and agility allows users to easily maneuver in and out of tight spaces.

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    Make a Statement

    New high power LED head lights are twice as bright, making it easier to see and be seen. With a sleek new design, expanded color/hydrographic options and powerful new LED lighting you should be prepared to turn a few heads in your new F-Series.

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    Permobil Connect

    We live in a world where connection is everything. Your chair should be no exception and now features the same level of technology that you’ve come to expect in your daily life.

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The Corpus® Seating System

Corpus®, the world’s leading ergonomic seating system, just got better. Biomechanically optimized power positioning has been enhanced with improved Ergo seat and backrest cushions. Our new dual density backrest foam promotes greater surface area contact while the redesigned Ergo seat pelvic well insert can help pressure redistribution and reduce peak pressures. Stretch-Air covers offer a breathable, moisture resistant fabric material to enhance comfort and help protect underlying foam.

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We build for you.

Look around Permobil, and you’ll see people who not only understand the challenges you face, they live them every day. And they know how to use design, technology and creativity to solve these challenges.

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Signature

Made for you by:

Robert Smith Jr.
Flex Force

Stylish.

With a variety of trim colors and an aggressive tread upgrade option, your new ride is sure to turn heads.

Frame Colors
Premium Color Options
  • Gold
  • Platinum
  • Bronze
Color Options
  • Midnight
  • Violet
  • Sky
  • Aqua
  • Spring
  • Canary
  • Sunset
  • Chili
  • Flamingo
  • Arctic
Hydrographics
  • Carbon Fiber
  • MossyOak Breakup Country
  • CDG Poly Green
  • Water Lily
  • Sugar Skulls
  • Fireball
  • Midnight Patriot
  • American Liberty
Fabric

Colors represented on our website are for reference only. Please see your local provider for actual color samples.

Gold Platinum Bronze Midnight Violet Sky Aqua Spring Canary Sunset Chili Flamingo Arctic Carbon Fiber MossyOak Breakup Country CDG Poly Green Water Lily Sugar Skulls Fireball Midnight Patriot American Liberty

It doesn’t stop there. Accessorize your Permobil. See accessories.

Education & Evidence

Proof in motion.

The right chair can make all the difference — in your life, in your independence, and in your long-term health. See how we’re using the latest medical research to deliver information that moves everyone in our industry forward.

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Latest Blog Posts
Clinical Benefits & Funding Issues of Titanium Upgrade to Manual Wheelchairs

Funding for titanium upgrades to manual wheelchairs has become increasingly difficult over the last several of years. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reports when they created the K0005 (ultralightweight manual wheelchair) code back in the early 1990’s they took the added expense for special materials, such as titanium or carbon fiber, into consideration when they developed the initial K0005 allowable. Based on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) inquiries we do not believe this to be the case which is why we continue to pursue policy changes through CMS and Congress. Providing titanium upgrades wasn’t an issue until this 20+ year old information surfaced for the first time a few years back. Over time the reimbursement rates have been adjusted according to the annual Consumer Pricing Index (CPI) updates but that isn’t enough to cover the added cost of titanium.

Justifying a Power Assist Device

For more information about power assist devices check out our 4-part series here:Part 1,Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4.

Anytime there is a need for complex rehab technology, it’s important to understand the criteria for reimbursement and how to justify it appropriately. We looked recently at the coverage criteria for power assist devices and this week we will look in more detail at the justification piece. This is important because once you’ve identified that a client meets the criteria for the device, you need to know how to document to get it covered.

Top Ten Blog Posts of 2019: #5 - #1

Permobil is looking back on the top ten blog post from 2019. Here are the blog posts that earned the top 5 spots on our list.

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Support

2019 F3 Corpus

Contact our Support Representatives:
800-736-0925
support@permobil.com

Specifications
Maximum User Weight 300 lbs
136 kg
Maximum Speed 6 mph
10 km/h
Driving Range (1) 13 miles
21 km
Base Width 24"
610 mm
Base Length 36" (40" w/ anti-tippers)
915/1016 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 26.5"
673 mm
Ground Clearance 3"
75 mm
Drive Electronics R-net 120A
Battery Type Group 24 Gel, Group 34 Gel
Optional Seat Elevator 12"
300 mm
Seat to Floor Height 17.5", 18.5", 19.5"
445, 470, 495 mm
Power Tilt Options 0° - 50° Posterior
5º, 10°, 20° & 30° Anterior
Recline Options 85º-120° (manual), 85º-180° (power)
Legrest Elevation 85° - 170°
Armrest Pad Lengths 10", 13", 16" & 18"
Seat Widths 17" - 23" (by 2" increments)
420 - 570 mm
Seat Depths 14" - 22" (by 1" increments)
370 - 570 mm
Backrest Heights 20", 23" - 28" (by 1" incr.)
505, 580-710 mm

1 This represents the theoretical driving range when testing the wheelchair according to RESNA WC-2, Section 4. This test is performed under ideal conditions and actual range will vary depending on battery and driving conditions. These specifications are dependent on the configuration of the wheelchair. For further information not mentioned in this sheet, please refer to the user manual which can be downloaded from the Permobil web site, or contact your local Permobil office. *The range may be reduced if the wheelchair is used frequently on slopes, rough ground or to climb curbs often.