Erol Akçay

Technical director of Liftinstituut Solutions for Eurasia and the Middle East. He manages all technical operations of the regions. An electrical engineer working in the lift industry since 2004, Akçay speaks English and Russian.

Common Escalator and Handrail Accidents and Their Causes

Escalators and moving walks are high-capacity machines which provide vertical transportation between floors in many...

Weaknesses of MRL Elevators

Machine room-less (MRL) elevators, which are widely used today, offer various ease of use. Space...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Hydraulic Lifts

Hydraulic lifts have been used as vertical-transportation (VT) element for a long time. Hydraulic machines...

Maintenance, the Correct Approach to Raise the Quality

Proper maintenance improves equipment quality and, thus, the industry’s reputation. This article was first presented...
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