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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.

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1 Glossary

Brackets (Guide Rail)The steel plates, angles, or beams used to attach the rails...
Clips, RailSpecial clip designed to fasten guide rails to guide rail brackets; c...
End PostA method of mounting the two stacks of rails on a common wall at the end...
Fish PlatesA steel plate, which spans the joint where two lengths of guide rails...
LubricatorApplicators which feed oil to the rail and provide proper lubrication ...
Roller GuidesGuide shoes that use rollers to rotate on the guide rails instead o...
ShimsDevices used as fillers to ensure accurate positioning of bolted pieces (su...
StackAn accurate, vertical line of rails located in the hoistway. ("Stack: may a...

2 Basic Elevator Design

Rail GuidesDevices on the sling which slide or roll on the rails to guide the el...
Inserts & BracketsRail brackets are used to secure the rails to the wall. Th...

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