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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.

Moving Walk Application & Arrangements

There is one standard application for moving walks: Commercial.
Commercial moving walk applications are typically installed in shopping centers, casinos and airports. Most of these applications are indoors but can also be installed outdoors, as necessary. As with escalators, glass or stainless steel balustrade designs are available.
The maximum length served will vary by manufacturer from 263 to 300 feet. Public applications have a typical person per hour range of 6,750 to 11,700.
Commercial applications are typically designed to move thousands of people in an efficient manner and also have an attractive appearance. The design will very often include a sturdy glass balustrade, stainless steel decking and brushed stainless steel skirt panels. The maximum length served will vary by manufacturer from 300 to 650 feet.

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