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4 The Traction Elevator

Hatch Equipment Module1. The platform assembly is the surface that the cab sits ...
Rail Module The rail module contains the guide rails (typically 16 feet long).Co...
Machine ModuleA traction machine is used on all traction elevator equipment type...
Governor Module The governor, which is located in the machine room or overhead d...
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. ...
Door Equipment ModuleDoor Equipment Module: The door equipment module consists o...
Door Protection ModuleDoor Protection Module: This module contains assemblies th...
Fixture ModuleFixture Module: The car operating panel and hall push buttons all...
Wiring Package ModuleWire Package Module: The wiring package module contains mat...
Accessories ModuleAccessories Module:This module contains a number of individual...
Car Sling - GearedSling The sling is the framework which encloses the cab. The r...
Car Sling - GearlessIsolated PlatformThe platform serves as the base on which yo...
Counterweights - GearedThe counterweights consist of individual flat plates of s...
Counterweights - Gearless The counterweights consist of individual flat plates o...
Geared MachineTraction = A traction elevator configuration uses ropes (cables) t...
Geared Traction Drive SheaveThe geared traction drive sheave has "V" shaped groo...
Gearless Traction MachineThis example shows the drive system of an overhead gear...
GovernorThe governor is a mechanical speed control mechanism. The governor monit...
Safeties Safeties The purpose of the safeties is to stop and hold the car if the...
Rope Compensation When the hoist ropes reach a certain length, their weight can ...

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