Ascending car overspeed protection

Ro9land Stawinoga

Monday 1st May 2000

Ever since counterweighted traction lifts have been built, uncontrolled movements of the car in the upward direction have occurred owing to electrical or mechanical faults. This paper discusses the physical constraints and critically reviews the possible and available safety devices to deal with this problem. The review considers the requirements of the relevant safety standards and codes.

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