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COVID-19 Product Spotlight and Resources

COVID-19 Product Spotlight and Resources

By Elevator World | April 1, 2021

An Introduction to Industry Solutions Over the course of a year, we have observed a new world where everything seems a little more dangerous — dangerous to breathe and dangerous to touch. The coronavirus pandemic has infiltrated so many facets of our human existence. It has dealt a huge blow to global economies; affected employment…

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Running the Gamut

By Elevator World | February 1, 2021

Safety, sanitation and style highlight newest offerings. Handrail Sterilization Solution Ansan, South Korea-based Seoul Viosys, a compound semiconductor solutions provider, has applied its Violeds disinfection technology to an escalator and moving-walk handrail product from Canada-based EHC Global. According to Seoul Viosys, Violeds uses ultraviolet LED light to provide robust disinfection for handrails. The technology “is…

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Clean and Convenient

By Elevator World | January 1, 2021

Newest offerings focus on user health, accessibility, construction technology and more. Escalator Handrail Cleaning System Seattle-based Thomsen’s Manufacturing Dual Handrail Cleaning System is a universal dolly-based device designed for compactness and simplicity. Non-motorized, it attaches to the moving escalator to remove dirt, grime and bacteria from the handrails. Specially designed microfiber cleaning pads (reversible and…

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Clean and New

Clean and New

By Elevator World | December 1, 2020

Innovations include devices for sanitizing and monitoring, plus design software and two new elevators. Handheld Handrail Cleaning Tool EscaTEQ of Waddinxveen, the Netherlands, has released Rail-TEQ, a handheld cleaning tool for escalator handrails. Its universal sizing, the company says, fits almost any brand, model or width of handrail. A two-hand grip can be used for…

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Lubrication Innovation

Lubrication Innovation

By Levi Shaw | December 1, 2020

In this Product Spotlight, your author discusses an automated system that saves time and money. In recent years, technologies have emerged that have had a favorable impact on escalator maintenance, lowering both the costs involved and the burden on busy maintenance teams. One of these innovations is automated lubrication. In many high-traffic environments, escalators operate…

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To-Touch-or-Not-to-Touch

To Touch or Not to Touch

By Elevator World | November 1, 2020

Products help cope with COVID-19; others upgrade hydro units, improve dumbwaiter doors or tighten security. Customizable Touchless Call/Management System braXos, a developer of building security and connectivity systems in New Albany, Ohio, recently launched LiftOff, a touchless solution for elevators designed for safe, secure and convenient vertical transportation in residential and commercial buildings. The product…

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Technology Drives Efficiency

By Elevator World | October 1, 2020

Offerings designed to make life easier, safer. Door Drive and Handset Zagro AG of Uitikon, Switzerland, offers the Computec Door Drive 6 (CDD6) general-purpose door drive. It can drive DC brushed and brushless motors up to 40 V, with or without encoder feedback. It supports both standard EN 81-20 compliance and the older EN 81-1…

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Safety-Within

Safety Within

By Elevator World | September 1, 2020

Formula Systems offers solution for sanitizing the air and surfaces in elevator cars. by Steve Whittall Elevators enable urban growth. Without the ability to develop upward, space in our densely populated cities is severely limited. Over the years, elevator development has been focused on efficiency and — importantly — passenger safety. This has led to…

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Landing-Door-Packages

Landing Door Packages

By Lee Freeland | September 1, 2020

New solutions for modernization and smokeproofing by Lee Freeland Munich, Germany-based MEILLER Aufzugtüren GmbH now offers the MOD Concept landing-door modernization kit used to replace all mechanical parts, while leaving the existing frame and sill unchanged. The process is an alternative to landing-door modernization, of which the company says, “Elevator constructors, as well as specialist…

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Assorted-Applications

Assorted Applications

By Elevator World | August 1, 2020

A variety of products, from new elevator systems to software, are on show. New Modular Elevator Line Schindler launched its new modular elevator generation in June. The models, Schindler 1000, Schindler 3000 and Schindler 5000, include lower CO2 emissions, “touchless technology, advanced connectivity and additional digital services,” the company added. Its goals are to provide…

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