hoistway


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hoistway

(ˈhɔɪstˌweɪ)
n
(Building) US a shaft for a hoist or a lift
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installation of a hoistway in reinforced concrete and masonry (ba 1), new ceiling areas reinforced concrete (small areas ba 1 and ba 3), extensive underpinning of existing ceilings with steel structures (ba 1: approx.
OEOs have safeguards that protect against water, heat and smoke from entering the elevator lobby or hoistway, and they can run on backup power.
This certification is very valuable, as the structure of the modular elevator produced by PME is a steel hoistway or shaft.
Instead, these components are housed inside the hoistway.
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.
This is allowed if the facility installs smoke detectors in locations including: at each floor serviced by the elevator in the lobby or landing adjacent to the hoistway doors; in the associated elevator machine room: and in the elevator hoistway where sprinklers are located 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.
It also magnified the challenges associated with moving materials to the top of the hoistway [lift shaft].
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.