hoistway


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hoistway

(ˈhɔɪstˌweɪ)
n
(Building) US a shaft for a hoist or a lift
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They cover elevators: history, types, and system; safety and hoistway door entry guidelines; incident types and management guidelines; case studies and lessons learned; escalators: history, system, safety, philosophy, and features; and the future.
The elevator hoistway should be sized and beams located to allow the guiderail support tube to run continuous vertically and not be interrupted by the slab edge.
The entire hoistway, with all of the components pre-installed, will be picked up and craned into place.
OEOs have safeguards that protect against water, heat and smoke from entering the elevator lobby or hoistway, and they can run on backup power.
where H is the height of the hoistway and x is the height of the car.
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.
(1) Machine room-less: Refers to a type of elevator in which the traction machine and control panel are installed within the hoistway. Because machine room-less elevators do not require a machine room to house the traction machine (hoist) or control panel, as in the case of conventional elevators, they are less susceptible to limitations on installation locations, and construction space can be used more efficiently.
Protection for hoistway and equipment from automatic sprinkler system water
220 Unity St., $275,000 for commercial alterations: modify elevator hoistway, add EIFS siding, new exterior stairs and other changes per approved plans.