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3 The Hydraulic Elevator

Pump Unit OperationLet's take a quick look at some of the "behind the scenes" ev...
Conventional (In-Ground) Jack This application accommodates front openings as we...
Conventional (Multi-Section) JackIn some cases, conventional jacks can be as muc...
Jack DesignsHere's a closer look at two types of jacks used on a hydraulic eleav...
Jack ProtectionThe A17.1 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators requires that ...
Rail ModuleRail Module: The rail module contains the rails (typically 16 feet lo...
Hatch Package ModuleHatch Package Module: The hatch package module is the core o...
Power Unit ModulePower Unit Module: A power unit is used on all hydraulic elevat...
Jack ModuleJack Module: The jack module consists of different types of jack asse...
Piping Package ModulePiping Package Module: A typical piping package module cons...
Controller/Selector ModuleController/Selector Module: The controller, using micr...
Entrance ModuleEntrance: The framework for the opening is called the entrance a...
Cab ModuleCab Module: The cab module may be either a passenger or freight type. ...
SilencerThe silencer removes vibrations that would otherwise be transferred thro...
Victaulic CouplingVictaulic isolation coupling design provides dielectric (A die...
Wiring Package ModuleWire Package Module: The wiring package module contains mat...
Fixture ModuleFixture Module: The car operating panel and hall push buttons all...
Door Equipment ModuleDoor Equipment Module: The door equipment module consists o...
Door Protection ModuleDoor Protection Module: This module contains assemblies th...
Accessories ModuleAccessories Module:This module contains a number of individual...
Piping Package The piping package has distinctive characteristics for the jack h...
Submersible Pump UnitThe up movement of hydraulic equipment types is achieved by...
Dry Pump UnitA dry power unit is assembled with the pump, motor, control valve, ...
SlingSling: is the framework around the cab and platform. Included is the Stile...
StilesStiles: Two vertical channels, one on each side of the car, running parall...
PlatformPlatform: is the surface that the cab sits on.
Cross-Head Cross-Head: Channels running horizontally between the stiles at the v...
BolsterBolster: Two channels running horizontally between the two vertical stile...
Brace Rods Brace Rods:Normally, there are four brace rods. One end attaches midw...
Platen Plate Platen Plate: plate that attaches the piston to the bolster on the ...
Toe GuardToe Guard: This piece of equipment is rarely seen by elevator passenger...
Strike Plates Strike Plates: Two strike plates are attached to the underside of ...
AMEE There are some important points to know about the jacks in a twin-post jack...
AMEE CThe ThyssenKrupp Elevator “single-post” holeless jack is a unique design.T...
Controller Mounting The contoller for a Hydraulic elevator is typically mounted ...
Oil CoolerOil Temperature is critical for hydraulic power units. Hot oil is caus...

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