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Hikinzoku Kurumaisu (Non-metallic wheelchair)

As the name states, this wheelchair is constructed of plywood, plastic, and tree resin without any metal whatsoever. It is made from special plywood that was once used in aircraft propellers to achieve sufficient durability even without metal. In addition, the absence of metal gives the wheelchair a more temperate appearance. Conventional wheelchairs are unable to pass through metal detectors at airports, and a separate wheelchair must be used on airplanes, but since this product does not contain any metal components it can pass through the metal detectors as is. Plus, its compact design enables it to be wheeled onto airplanes. This wheelchair is actually being utilized at Ibaraki Airport.