A Super High-Rise Escalator with a Horizontal Mid-Section

Yasumasa Haruta, Ryichi Saito and Tatsuya Yoshikawa

Wednesday 1st March 1995

This paper describes and escalator having a horizontal section in the middle of its 42m rise. Details of studies on technical issues such as motor starting circuit, load distribution among multi drive units, synchronization of steps and handrails, step pulsation and handrail derailment, which were considered throughout the designing of the escalator, are described herein.

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