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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.

Ropes (Hoist)

For traction elevators, a strong cord of twisted fibers such as steel which connects the elevator car sling assembly and the counterweight passing over or around the drive sheave. The ropes are used to raise and lower an elevator.

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