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

BufferA device designed to stop a descending car or counterweight beyond its nor...
Drip Pan / Oil PanA pan which is welded or bolted to the bottom of the escalator...
Hydraulic ElevatorPower elevator where the energy is applied, by means of a liqu...
PlungerThe inside, moveable part of a hydraulic jack that is attached to the pla...
Tank (Reservoir)A container to store the oil used to move the elevator.
ValveA hydraulic elevator mechanism that regulates the motion of the elevator by...

3 The Hydraulic Elevator

Conventional (In-Ground) Jack This application accommodates front openings as we...
Power Unit ModulePower Unit Module: A power unit is used on all hydraulic elevat...
Piping Package ModulePiping Package Module: A typical piping package module cons...
SilencerThe silencer removes vibrations that would otherwise be transferred thro...
Piping Package The piping package has distinctive characteristics for the jack h...

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