VIPER weighs 51 lbs. (Excluding front rigging). Flip-back arms allow for easy transfer. New state-of-the-art hydraulic reclining mechanism. Durable, heavy gauge flame retardant nylon upholstery resists mildew and bacteria. Wrap-around arms reduce overall frame width without affecting seat width. Composite mag-style wheels are lightweight and maintenance free. Carbon steel frame with double coated chrome for an attractive, chip-proof, maintainable finish. Precision sealed wheel bearings in front and rear ensure long lasting performance and reliability. Nylon, padded armrests provide added patient comfort. Standard dual axle provides easy transition of seat to hemi-level.