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Repair and Packing Products for Hydraulic and Traction Elevators

By Elevator World | May 1, 2015

Texacone offers an array of equipment, as well as a cylinder head reference guide, for technicians. Texacone is located in Mesquite, Texas, where its products are manufactured for international distribution. Texacone has been in business for more than 80 years and offers a comprehensive lineup of packing and seals for the elevator industry. During that…

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System Analysis and Architecture Methodologies to Drive Innovative Electrical Systems

By Daryl J. Marvin, Dang V. Nguyen, Peter Herkel and Dirk H. Tegtmeier | May 1, 2015

by Daryl J. Marvin, Dang V. Nguyen, Peter Herkel and Dirk H. Tegtmeier This paper was presented at  Paris 2014, the International Congress on Vertical Transportation Technologies, and first published in IAEE book Elevator Technology 20, edited by A. Lustig. It is a reprint with permission from the International Association of Elevator Engineers  (website: www.elevcon.com).…

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Loaded Gap/Comb Impact Tool

By Lee Freeland | May 1, 2015

Testing device fills a gap in escalator compliance verification. The Tolar Impact Tool is a dual-purpose product used to verify the stationary loaded gap test as noted in ASME A17.2, 7.17.2 (b) (1)-(8) and the comb-plate impact test A17.2, 7.7.2. The tool checks both the vertical and horizontal forces for setting comb and skirt switches.…

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A “New” Way to Weigh

By Elevator World | May 1, 2015

Ways of doing work in the elevator industry are continually changing. With new technology comes new and potentially better ways to complete important tasks. In recent years, some new tools that work directly on or with the hoist ropes have seen expanded use by many installation and maintenance companies. Your author has had a particular…

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Escalator Comb Plate Impact Fixture Test Kit

By Elevator World | May 1, 2015

Device ensures accuracy of important safety parameter. Nothing is more important in the elevator and escalator industry than safety. This means that each part of a unit needs to be properly maintained and kept in working order. For escalators, this includes comb plates and comb plate impact switches. Having an escalator equipped with a comb…

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ADIASYSTEM

ADIASYSTEM

By Elevator World | May 1, 2015

The venerable “alternative testing” toolkit has been the definitive advanced load testing method of the 21st century. Elevator safety is crucial for users, authorities and anyone associated with this industry. Smooth elevator operation, along with appropriate testing to demonstrate safety and code compliance, are products of elevator technology, which has seen huge progress in the…

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