Elevator Types

Descriptions and diagrams of traction and hydraulic elevators.

Elevator Controls and Indicators

Description of the elevator controls and indicators that are located in an elevator car and also those required in the elevator lobby.

Escalator Design and Dimensions

Diagram and dimensions of a typical escalator installation, which can be used for planning purposes.

Access Ladder Design

Typical design standards for vertical access ladders used in buildings.

Ship Ladders

Ship ladders are a hybrid between a ladder and a stair. They are used in mechanical spaces and roofs of buildings. Diagrams and dimensions of ship ladders are included in this article.
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