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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.

Intersection Guard

A triangular shaped piece, usually plastic, located at the point where the escalator decking intersects the horizontal underside portion of the ceiling in the wellway. These guards prevent injury to passengers if they are looking over the side of the escalator and their heads should enter this intersecting angle.

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