hoistway


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hoistway

(ˈhɔɪstˌweɪ)
n
(Building) US a shaft for a hoist or a lift
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Architects can also make structural decisions on key elevator components such as hoistway walls, pit depths and overhead requirements.
The mechanisms that moves the elevator car reside at the top of the shaft or hoistway instead of in a separate room located in the building.
While on the third floor, the victim was inside the hoistway or the space through which an elevator cab goes up and down.
Even the controller for the Gen2 Switch elevator is compact enough to mount in the hoistway.
1) Machine room-less: Refers to a type of elevator in which the traction machine and control panel are installed within the hoistway.
The hoistway is then required to be pressurized to a minimum of 0.
275,000 for commercial alterations: modify elevator hoistway, add EIFS siding, new exterior stairs and other changes per approved plans.
To avoid using a construction crane, which could have meant workdays lost to bad weather, the reinforcing steel for a new rooftop penthouse was hauled up a modified elevator shaft, providing an interior hoistway and oversized access path.
Double-deck elevators serve two floors simultaneously using the same hoistway.
The entire process is expected to be completed within a 20-week period after the delivery of materials at site and completion of the hoistway, officials said.
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