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Retractable Powered Fifth Wheel

Powered Fifth Wheel kit (retractable wheel)

Convert manually-pushed hospital beds into powered ones

The Powered Fifth Wheel (P5W) is a retrofittable solution for converting your manually-pushed hospital beds into powered ones.

Controlled with an ergonomically designed control grip for a natural walking posture, the Powered Fifth Wheel works with your bed’s other four wheels to help you move patients safely and efficiently.

The retractable fifth wheel provides maximum manoeuvrability and can be lifted or lowered at the simple press of a button on the hand control unit.

Retractable Powered Fifth Wheel kit

  1. A powerful motorised retractable drive-wheel.

  2. A ‘Gzunda’ style two-hand control unit.

  3. A slide-out battery carriage.

  4. A battery charger.


  • Moves up to 400 kg safely.

  • Ergonomic control grips on the hand control unit.

  • Intuitive controls.

  • Three-speed control with forward and reverse.

  • Safety features including an emergency stop button, an emergency back-off bar and a horn.

  • A retractable drive wheel which can be lifted or lowered at the simple press of a button—ensuring maximum manoeuvrability.

  • Two 33Ah batteries and a smart charger for optimum operation and battery life.

  • Made in Australia.

Powered Fifth Wheel kit fitted to a hospital bed

The Powered Fifth Wheel kit fitted to a hospital bed.


Gzunda powered fifth wheel

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