Elevator Design

Choosing the Right Elevator Design for Your Establishment

Posted by on Nov 14, 2015 in Elevator Design | Comments Off on Choosing the Right Elevator Design for Your Establishment

For decades, elevators had been very known to the people both in business and residential. As a matter of fact, the need for elevators has really increased, had a vast increase due to having buildings that are developing just like mushrooms. There may be people who really have the knowledge regarding this yet there are much who don’t but when you are an establishment owner, you must be knowledgeable enough because this has a great impact to your business, comfort and convenience of your clients. There are options that you might never know when it comes to the different designs of elevators and you have to pick what’s best for yours; here’s how.

There are builders that are more than happy to sharing with you how to choose a certain design of elevator for the certain building that you own. We can never deny the fact that designs had been affected so much by the fast changing technology yet not all of the techy elevators are compatible with what you actually own. There are a lot of elevator designs available in the market and one of these are the vacuum elevators, the gear less traction type, the winding drum and the one known as the counter weighed chain type or driven elevators. These are the most common.


Buying an elevator will require you to consider various factors such as the following.

The capacity and the size of the elevator- There is the given standard size of the elevator and this is measured at 3 feet by 4 feet yet there are even bigger sizes available too. It is really important for you to also consider the probability that these elevators will sometimes carry added weight due to the equipment that are carrying and are carried by the passengers and this require you more of its capacity. When the building is given to have little traffic, you may just consider one that us having at least a load capacity of one thousand pounds and this is sufficient of transporting even heavier equipment than the usual from a floor to another.

The safety risk- You must be able to include the consideration of the safety measures that your elevator will suffice for you to reduce the risk of accidents and damages for the passengers. This factor is something that you must prioritize more than just the size or right design of elevator together with the alarm system installment, your cab telephone and with backup for any power failure that will avoid someone getting trapped inside it.

The Model of the Elevator– This one you must consult with your builders for there is a wide options you will find in the market. Manufacturers will also explain to you the purposes of their designs that you must check upon.

Other than that, you must also take a look after the warranty and the price of your elevator so that you will also keep your investment and finance safe.

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