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Suspension Means and Materials
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Understanding Problems of Suspension Means

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

In this Readers Platform, an industry veteran shares ideas for addressing an industrywide challenge. Over the last two decades, big money has been spent on elevator rope replacement, but half or more of that spending could have been delayed. New tools and software can help identify and manage issues of excessive and uneven wear of…

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The Impact of Pre-Stretching on Elevator Ropes

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

In this Readers Platform, the authors examine whether factory-stretched ropes deliver desired results. Introduction This article summarizes the main findings of scientific investigations carried out on different types of elevator ropes regarding their performance in the areas of stretch and elasticity considering pre- stretching and sheds a light on pre-stretching in comparison to the stiffness-optimized…

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How Suspension Means Affect Cost- Effective Design And Space Efficiency

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

This component is one of the main drivers for the innovation of a complete elevator package. Before the advent of modern elevators, hoist ropes were made of natural fibers and used to lift materials, especially into mining areas. Such environments were very harsh and aggressive against the fibers, causing them to rot quickly, giving rise…

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Coated Traction Products (Ctp®) — A Milestone In Elevator Rope Technology

By rc-Admin | July 1, 2019

The advantages of Brugg’s coated elevator ropes are detailed. In 2010, Brugg Lifting’s Coated Traction Products (CTP®) earned Liftinstituut certification, and the years since have seen the polymer-coated wire rope installed in 100,000 elevators across Europe. In 2017, CTP received Japanese Transport Ministry approval, and the company’s goal is to have it approved for use…

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