Have Questions? Call (212) 858-0505 or REQUEST MORE INFO
Home Blog Links e-volve Login
Solucore Inc. | A Professional Elevator and Escalator Consulting Firm
Solucore Inc. | A Professional Elevator and Escalator Consulting Firm

Our Blog

While Installing Elevators Part Two

Elevator installation consultant will inform you that installers put in electrical wires and controls by running tubing, called conduit, along a shaft’s walls from floor to floor. Once the conduit is in place, mechanics pull plastic-covered electrical wires through it. They then install electrical components and related devices required at each floor and at the main control panel in the machine room.

Installers bolt or weld together the steel frame of an elevator car at the bottom of the shaft; install the car’s platform, walls, and doors; and attach guide shoes and rollers to minimize the lateral motion of the car as it travels through the shaft. They also install the outer doors and doorframes at the elevator entrances on each floor.

For cabled elevators, these workers install geared or gearless machines with a traction drive wheel that guides and moves heavy steel cables connected to the elevator car and counterweight. Elevator installers also install elevators in which a car sits on a hydraulic plunger that is driven by a pump. The plunger pushes the elevator car up from underneath, similar to a lift in an auto service station.
Installers and repairers also install escalators. They put in place the steel framework, the electrically powered stairs, and the tracks, and install associated motors and electrical wiring. In addition to elevators and escalators, installers and repairers also may install devices such as dumbwaiters and material lifts—which are similar to elevators in design—as well as moving walkways, stair lifts, and wheelchair lifts.

by Farid in Installation - Back to Posts

Recent



Categories



Tags


Expertise
At Solucore Inc., we value experience and knowledge because there is a discernable difference between practical and theoretical experience.

Learn more

Technology
As recognized leaders in the industry, we maintain a proactive approach towards growth and technology.

Learn more

LATEST BLOG POST
17Aug
Basic Elevator Safety Tips That You Should Know
You might know it but the elevator is the safest form of transport. The number of elevator related injuries reported annually around the world is always low. That is a good thing as...
Learn more