Solid plastic, fiber, or cloth. The device is shaped like a quarter of a circle and is situated between the wheelchair user and the rear wheels. The rigid models require extra mounting hardware that is attached to the chair. This device is used primarily on manual wheelchairs.
•Keeps clothes from rubbing against the rear wheels of the chair.
•Acts as a barrier and protects user from debris tossed up by the wheels.
•Aids in pelvic containment when no arms are being used on a wheelchair.
•Cloth models will fold tight when a folding wheelchair is folded.