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One to One Roping (1:1)

Arrangement of elevator hoist ropes in which one end of each hoist rope passes from the car hitch over the machine sheaves to the counterweight hitch. With 1:1 roping, the car, counterweights, and hoist ropes all travel at the same speed.

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