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Guide Assessment

By Poul Lonkwic, The State School of Higher Education | January 1, 2020

Device quickly identifes rails in need of replacement. submitted by Poul Lonkwic, The State School of Higher Education, The Institute of Technical Sciences and Aviation Description As Figure 1 shows, our guide-rail assessment induction device used to evaluate the technical condition of lifting equipment guides is ftted with an electromagnet (3), which is mounted inside…

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Riosol Island of Stars Hotel

By Helena Calado, thyssenkrupp | January 1, 2020

Unique mountainside resort inspires an equally unique lift project. ubmitted by Helena Calado, thyssenkrupp The Riosol Island of Stars Hotel in Mogán, Gran Canaria, Spain, rises 183 m above sea level on a mountain shaped by volcanic lava. The 2,000-m2 hotel facility is dedicated to providing its guests with relaxation and hospitality. This resort was…

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Empire State Building

By Katy Padgett, Otis | January 1, 2020

Otis is chosen again for a showcase elevator (and more) in the iconic skyscraper. submitted by Katy Padgett, Otis In 1931, Otis delivered the groundbreaking elevator system technology that made ascending the (at the time) record- breaking height of the Empire State Building doable in minutes. Eighty years later, Empire State Realty Trust bestowed Otis…

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Vessel

By Dru Brooks, Liberty Elevator Corp. | January 1, 2020

Team overcomes unique challenges to create “one of the world’s most complicated elevators.” submitted by Dru Brooks, Liberty Elevator Corp. One of the most ambitious property developments in decades came to fruition in spring 2019 in the heart of NYC when Related Cos. opened phase one of its much-anticipated Hudson Yards megadevelopment. The ultramodern neighborhood…

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Grow, Evolve and Transform Your Business

By FIELDBOSS | July 1, 2019

This Readers Platform explains how the elevator contractor management software you choose today will have lasting effects on your business tomorrow. Elevator contractor business owners have a big decision to make. They need to think very carefully about their technology stacks, both in terms of what they have today and what they’ll need tomorrow as…

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Elevator Ride Quality Adjustment With A VFD

By Sher Xiong | July 1, 2019

Properly used, software functions can eliminate effects of rollback and increase speed-control response. Many people take ride quality for granted when they use an elevator, but a smooth and responsive ride requires precise adjustment from all system components, such as the controller, variable-frequency drive (VFD) and brakes. The VFD can be a powerful adjustment tool…

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Automatic Transfer Fabrication Of Special Elevators With Parametric Design Program

By Ali Baygur | July 1, 2019

Your author describes how specialized software enhances efficiency and accuracy. This paper was presented at  ELEVCON Berlin 2018, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies, and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 22, edited by A. Lustig. It is a reprint with permission from the International Association of Elevator Engineers (www.elevcon.com). Designing non-standard projects accurately,…

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The Hidden Heart of Escalators

By Rezarta Rakipi | May 1, 2018

Italian manufacturer Montanari explains its escalator machines, which have braking systems that focus on safety first. by Stefano Bertoni and Rezarta Rakipi Urbanization Scenario Globally, more people live in urban areas than in rural areas. In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the global rural population, and the world…

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