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.

Drive Machine

The power unit which applies the energy necessary to raise and lower an elevator, material lift or dumbwaiter car or to drive an escalator, an inclined lift or a moving walk.

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