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Welcome to Classroom on demand, your source for educational materials related to the vertical transportation industry. This site represents the knowledge and expertise of the best engineers and mechanics in the elevator industry, and will help those new to the elevator industry learn about the basic workings of elevator systems, and also will serve as a reference for people with more experience.

Emergency Brake

Mounted on the drive step chain sprocket shaft and arranged to operate should a failure occur between the drive unit and the step chain connection, or if the service brake should fail.

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