Classroom on demand

Welcome to Classroom on demand, your source for educational materials related to the vertical transportation industry. This site represents the knowledge and expertise of the best engineers and mechanics in the elevator industry, and will help those new to the elevator industry learn about the basic workings of elevator systems, and also will serve as a reference for people with more experience.

Chain Riser

On an escalator, a step riser with a grooved surface which meshes with the tread of the following step. A design which claims to reduce the number of wedging accidents occurring between the riser and the step.

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