Orbit Calculator

To help assist in determining the required clearance between the bottom of the sling and the floor in order to successfully transfer a patient to and from a bed, chair, etc., we have created a guide that will show you the measurements needed to make this evaluation.

Calculate the distance from the bottom of a sling to the floor.

Conversion Units
Arm Position

B: Top of arm joint to bottom of hook tab

C: Bottom of hook tab to top of sling

D: Top of sling to bottom of sling

The ORBIT Calculator measurements are approximate and subject to change. Standard measurement practices are recommended.


ORBIT Lifts Available


  • 4-step System
  • Ranges from 27.5" to 42.5" high
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