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A Quick Look at Apta’s Heavy-Duty Escalator Design Guidelines

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2020

Examining the sections in important recommended-practice transit document Some time ago, your author worked for Montgomery Elevator Co. designing escalators and moving walks. Regularly, engineering would receive specifications for escalators used in what we called “transit” applications. These escalators would typically require things standard commercial escalators would not. For example: More corrosion resistance (special paint…

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Step/Skirt Performance Index Testing and Data Analysis

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2019

How to avoid common problems when measuring this important safety parameter, particularly with the PMT IMD-1 tool Value: 1 contact hour (0.1 CEU) This article is approved for Continuing Education by NAEC for CET® and NAESA International for QEI. EW Continuing Education is currently approved in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, IN,…

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VT a Key Part of Airports’ “Science of Arrivals”

By Kaija Wilkinson | December 1, 2019

 thyssenkrupp experts  discuss escalators,  moving walks and more at Munich trade fair. by Kaija Wilkinsonphotos courtesy of thyssenkrupp Airports: They’re the scenes of tearful goodbyes, panicked departures, joyful arrivals and, in many cases, provide a traveler his or her first impression of a new city or country. That’s why navigating them should be as hassle-free, safe…

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Escalator Cladding Design

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2019

An examination and case study of safety-focused escalator enclosure design All mechanically moving parts of the escalator or moving walk should be completely enclosed within imperforate panels or walls. Exempt from this are the accessible steps, accessible pallets, accessible belt and handrail section available to the user. Many escalator manufacturers use stainless-steel sheets as an…

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The Westinghouse Electric Stairway

By rc-Admin | December 1, 2019

A look back at a time when a new challenger arrived as competition to the original Otis Escalator Between January 1934 and June 1935, several major American newspapers carried stories announcing three important escalator installations with a combined value of US$1.25 million. It would seem reasonable to assume that these announcements, appearing amid the Great…

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QuevedoAxis

By rc-Admin | January 1, 2019

Innovative system enhances accessibility, encourages walking tours in coastal city. The city of Santander on the northern coast of Spain established as one of its strategic objectives “the promotion of non-motorized displacements” through four pillars: the Municipal Accessibility Plan, ensuring people with disabilities have the same opportunities as other citizens; the Pedestrian Plan to improve…

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