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Glossary

Terminology

Internal control is a type of control under which control instructions to start the elevator are given from the cab only.

Elevator travel length is a vertical distance between the levels of the lower and upper landing (loading) platforms.

Weight capacity is the maximum cargo weight which can be transported by the elevator as per its design.

Group control is a control system managing joint operation of two or more elevators.

Collapsible doors are sliding doors of the cab (well), with their leaves moving along the parallel planes in one direction overlapping one another.

Central opening doors are sliding doors of the cab (well), with their leaves moving along the parallel planes in different directions.

Elevator winch is an electromechanical device with an electrical motor destined for generation of a moving force ensuring the elevator cab motion.

Elevator is a stationary batch-type lifting machine destined for moving people and (or) cargo up and down in the cab travelling along straight rigid guides with the angle of inclination to the vertical not exceeding 15 degrees.

Safety catches are devices destined for cab (counterbalance) slowing down, stopping and holding on the guides.

Elevator machine room is a separate room for elevator equipment installation.

Cab (counterbalance) guides are devices positioning the cab (counterbalance) in the well.

External control is a type of control under which a control instruction to start the elevator is given from the storey landings only.

Individual control is a control system controlling operation of one elevator.

Elevator door operating gear is a device destined for elevator door opening and closing.

Elevator driving gear is a device destined for setting the elevator in motion.

Pit is a part of the elevator well situated below the level of the lowermost storey landing.

Counterbalance is a device destined for balancing the cab mass and a part of effective load.

Control system is a group of control devices ensuring the elevator operation.

Mixed control is a type of control under which a control instruction to start the elevator is given both from the cab and storey landings.

Nominal speed is a cab movement speed complying with the elevator equipment design.

Elevator safety device is a device ensuing safety of the elevator operation.

Well is a space within which the cab, counterbalance and (or) cab balancing device move.