Classroom on demand

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.

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1 Glossary

Angle of Contact (Wrap)The angle of rope contact or wrap determines how much tra...
U-shaped GrooveA groove in the drive sheave which produces no pinching or wedgin...
V-shaped GrooveA groove in the drive sheave which produces a pinching or wedging...

4 The Traction Elevator

Machine ModuleA traction machine is used on all traction elevator equipment type...

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