Geared to gearless modernization

A gearless solution so advanced, we can save you 25 percent over the industry average for every kilowatt used. We will remove your existing geared machine, controller and motor generator with minimal disruption to your building’s traffic flow. Your facility will be modernized with the latest technology in digital controls with advanced dispatching and an efficient AC-drive system.

TAC series controller

  • Advanced technology, including digital controls, increases reliability
  • Adjusts elevator dispatching to respond to building’s traffic patterns
  • Quicker floor-to-floor times
  • VVVF AC Drive (max. 60hp)
  • Absolute Positioning System (APS) has Safety Integrity Level 3 (SIL3) certificate
  • Non-proprietary user interface tool
  • Tenant security has card reader interface
  • Voltage matching transformer when required
  • Field Friendly Wiring – plug and play technology
  • Optional flat traveling cable with extra coax cables as an option

In the hoistway

  • Closed-Loop Door Operator Upgrade Kit retains existing operator mechanical components
  • Microlight – electronic edge door re-opening device
  • Door restrictor device to ensure safety to riding public from opening doors while inside the elevator
  • Car top exit switch required by code to keep the elevator from running should the emergency hatch be opened
  • New Compensation Kit
  • Ride enhancing hitch plate


  • New code-compliant car operating panels
  • Car traveling lanterns with electronic chimes
  • New surface mount hall stations with appendix “O” signage. Fire Service fixtures at main egress level
  • Optional phone monitoring where required
  • Hoistway access switch, top and bottom

Machine updates

  • Remove existing drive system and geared machine and install new AC gearless machine with modular deflector sheave, isolated bedplate and integrated velocity encoder
  • Dual brake integrated with machine for ascending car protection


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