Elevators or Lifts | Purpose of Elevators | Elevators CapacityMonday, November 15, 2010 7:13
“An elevator or lift is a transport device used to move goods or people vertically, from one floor to another”.
In modern days lift consists of a cab, mounted on a platform within an enclosed space called a shaft. Hydraulic lift use the principles of hydraulics pressurize on an above ground or in-ground piston to raise and lower the weight. Roped Hydraulics use a combination of both ropes & hydraulic power to raise & lower.
Purpose Of Elevators:
A lift or elevator is designed to move people or things between a multi-storey building’s floors. It also provides us help to carry our heavy goods to our desired storey.
Elevators capacity is related to the available floor space. Generally passenger elevators are available in capacities from 1,000 to 6,000 lbs with 500 lb (230 kg) increments. Generally passenger elevators in buildings eight floors or less are hydraulic or electric.