Self-loading stretcher Cinco Mas: when Spencer decides to improve perfection
The stretcher: when you talk about this essential instrument you are going to touch the exposed nerve of every rescuer. It is a cross and delight for those who live fully in an ambulance.
That’s because stretcher is not only something for moving patient within a medical transport. It’s also what makes the difference between a safety rescue and operations that leaves on rescue people’s body day by day scars.
Osteo-muscular pathologies that become disabling.
Real professional illnesses with wich operators have to deal, especially in a hard work moment like Covid’s emergency. And also we have to talk about patient’s conditions, its safe handling.
Spencer’s Cinco Mas self-loading stretcher: The bearable lightness of being, his five levels of lift
A real goodbye kiss to backache, rips and twists. The dream of every rescuer.
On the design level, the new Cinco embodies perfeclty the concept of a “cutting-edge research”. A brilliant symbiosis of research and comfort.
Let’s talk whisper, Spencer has has managed to improve perfection!
° Five variable heights
°Sharp sensor lock
°Safety and robust
°Easy to use
°Self-positioning rear wheels
°Passive suspensions with SCS System (Spencer Compliance Suspension)
°Crash Assist, for improving shock absorption zonesFolder_Cinco_2020_EN
Cinco Mas by Spencer, the new self-loading stretcher and its innovative features:
New Cinco Mas by Spencer, the interview with the designer who has rethought the top level Spencer’s strecher
We’ve been lucky to make some qustions to Michael Riggs, Cinco Mas’ designer.
The designer Michael Riggs talks about the unique character of Cinqo Mas, as a dad talking about his last son.
Designer Michael Riggs talks about the unique character of the new Cinco.
“We wanted the Cinco Mas to have a lot of character,” Michael explains. “And I’m proud of what we achieved.”
What was your inspiration?
I was inspired by water … what’s more adaptable than water? It flows relentlessly over obstacles choosing the most rapid path.
It doesn’t stop, it continues to flow on and on, gaining vigor and taking shape around objects and events.
Now consider fascinating natural processes that create and model sinuous shapes around solutions offered by the engineering innovation of materials and functional dynamics.
What was your challenge as a designer?
A stretcher isn’t just something to get from A to B … It’s an extremely complex, ingenious world, the perfect mix of evolving technology and design.
Challenges are the scientific and concrete elements for any designer but today, I need to cross new boundaries and bathe in the
How is a quality stretcher conceived?
Instinct inspires the pursuit of perfection … experience amplifies the perception of need and sets the target … creativity brings life to shapes that become pure comfort.
A fresh immersion in the harmony of shapes and proportions where any unnecessary element is absent.
Perfection down to the tiniest detail, the source for renewal and a timeless creation.
Why is this stretcher so special?
Each interactive element of CINCO is characterized by specific surfaces ingeniously designed to stimulate and focus the senses of those operating it.
The inspirational energy of colour is incisive and refined to highlight focal points of interaction.
Not only outstanding technology. It’s the perfect sensorial alchemy where you listen and feel at a level where mind and body instinctively understand the machine.
“A good design is timeless… and when I look at CINCO in twenty years’ time, I know I’ll say: what a stretcher!”