A folding cane has sections held together with an elastic cord, the sections pull apart allowing the cane to fold into a more compact convenient size.
A Rigid cane is one full length section and does not collapse.
Mobility canes are intended to be used in either the two point touch or constant contact method to provide feedback about the path in front of the user. They are designed for everyday use in many types of terrain. They are designed to withstand considerable amounts of wear and tear and come with our textured and flat sided golf grip handle. They come in Aluminum, Graphite, and Fiberglass and are available with Hook-On or Slip-On Style tips.
Kiddie canes are exactly the same as Mobility canes except shorter, fold into less sections, and come with a rounded, shorter grip.
ID canes are designed to identify a person as being visually impaired or blind. It is a thin cane with a basic stub tip. It has no grip and is not designed for use as a mobility cane.
Slim Line canes are light duty mobility canes with a smaller diameter than a regular mobility cane. They have a foam grip, fold up to 7 sections depending on the length and come with our 8mm Thread-On style tips.
Guide Canes are Aluminum Mobility canes without a grip. They are used as a transitional cane when moving from needing only an ID cane to needing a Mobility cane.
Two piece Telescopic canes are made of Graphite and have a larger diameter top section and a smaller diameter bottom section. The bottom section slides into the top section to make the cane a more convenient length when not in use or to customize the length of the cane to meet the user’s requirements. The cane locks firmly in place with a twist of the two sections. There are 3 different lengths available that telescope from: 26"-50", 31"-59", 36"-69". When closed the cane is 26", 31", or 36" long depending on the size of the cane ordered. The cane uses 8 mm Thread-On tips.
8 Piece Telescoping Cane: Similar to the NFB cane where it collapses and extends in a friction fit. The Ambutech difference, ours is Graphite with an adjustable handle and collapses to be approximately 13 inches. There are 3 different lengths it is available in: 38"-44", 46"-52", 54"-60". The cane uses 8mm Thread-On tips. This is a light duty cane which is intended to use light duty tips. It is not available with Jumbo Roller, Rolling Ball or Roller tips.