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More than Meets the Eye

By Elevator World | May 1, 2018

In this Industry Dialogue, product-certification specialist Azaad Santoe talks about his developing a guideline for heavy-duty escalators. by Koos van Lindenberg Escalators and moving walks quickly transport a great number of people. Where safety is concerned, they are built to EN 115-1. However, operating conditions can vary greatly. That is why Liftinstituut has outlined reliability…

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The Escalators with the Buffer Material as the Step Tip Part

By H. Takahashi, A. Yamamoto, S. Yokoe and S. Nakagaki | May 1, 2018

Evaluation of an escalator model that adopts a buffer material at the front edges of its steps to enhance safety by T. Kikuchi, H. Takahashi, A. Yamamoto, S. Yokoe and S. Nakagaki This paper was presented at  Madrid 2016, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies, and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 21,…

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Alternative Testing for Escalators and Moving Walks

By Elevator World | May 1, 2018

Requirements for escalator and moving-walk speed have appeared in the ASME A17.1/CSA B44 standards since 2000 (Requirements 6.1.4.1 and 6.2.4.1). The A17.1 code, prior to harmonization in 2000, contained requirements for escalator speed since 1921 (Rule 610a). The maximum permitted speed of an escalator was reduced from 125 to 100 fpm in the 2000 edition…

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A Trip Through Time & Around the World

By thyssenkrupp Elevator | May 1, 2018

This Readers Platform celebrates the 125th anniversary of the escalator. submitted by thyssenkrupp Elevator Imagine a world where the dream of being transported upward via a moving staircase was simply that — a dream. Urban mobility would look significantly different today, and be far more complicated, had it not been for a man who, while…

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Hamad International Airport, Doha

By Elevator World | October 1, 2015

ThyssenKrupp completes mammoth task at the world’s newest international hub. A total of 385 ThyssenKrupp Elevator elevators, escalators and moving walks transfer passengers comfortably through Hamad International Airport (HIA), located in Doha. Formerly known as New Doha International Airport, HIA was originally slated to replace the old Doha International Airport (DIA) in 2009. The airport…

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Standard and Customized Safety Fixtures

By Elevator World | August 1, 2015

Metropolitan transit authority’s needs illustrate what PTL does for its clients. Among products offered by PTL Equipment are customized escalator safety fixtures. In 2015, a metropolitan transit authority contacted PTL in search of a customized version of its ES1 Emergency Stop Station for escalators. A number of the client’s escalators are located outdoors and operate…

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Weatherproofing

By Elevator World | August 1, 2015

Having recently performed a survey of escalators exposed to the weather, a continually discussed question was on the functionality of weatherproofing provisions. The shopping center where the survey was performed had escalators installed during the 1980s without weather provisions and escalators installed or modernized from 2006-2013 with weatherproofing provisions. Code requirements for covers and safety…

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Kone Escalator Installation for WMATA

By Elevator World | August 1, 2015

Strategic planning was key to meeting unique challenges posed by project. Washington, D.C.’s public transit organization, Washington Metro Area Transit Authority (WMATA), recently began making sweeping investments in its stations, including upgrading its vertical-transportation system with new escalators from KONE. WMATA’s station in Bethesda, Maryland, posed a particular challenge. The station’s escalators are the second…

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Bigger Escalator Step for More Capacity

By Elevator World | August 1, 2015

How a little increase in step depth has a significant impact on increasing transportation capacity. Transporting passengers from one level to another is the prime objective in escalator design and operation. There has been very scarce information and studies on the dynamics of passengers around escalators. This lack of knowledge extends to the unknown understanding…

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Hallé’s Moving Way for Transporting Persons and Goods

By Dr. Lee Gray | August 1, 2015

French engineer Jacques Hallé and his invention that established him as a father of the modern escalator The origins of the modern escalator are often discussed solely in terms of the contributions of three American inventors: Jesse Wilford Reno (ELEVATOR WORLD, December 2003), George A. Wheeler (EW, July 2008) and Charles D. Seeberger (EW, April…

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