Machine Room-less Lifts

Dr. Gerhard Schiffner

Monday 1st May 2000

In most European countries as well as outside Europe the importance of lifts without machine room is steadily increasing. Compared to hydraulic lifts an even higher market share has been achieved by this type of lift in some parts of Europe. Therefore the preparation of an amendment A2 of EN 81-1/2 was started to specify requirements for lifts without machine room. The report gives a general summary of the current status of the standardisation work in Europe and demonstrates on an existing system how the requirements can be met.

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