Passenger lifts, goods lifts, platform lifts for persons and materials, disabled lifts
Paternoster lift Type
- Only suitable for the transport of passengers, unsuitable for goods transport
- Max. operating speed 0.3 m/s
Chain sprocket with link chains
Above lift well
- Travel height freely selectable
- High transport capacity
- Requires little space compared to its transport capacity
- Relatively low energy demand
comprising motor, worm gear in most cases with back gear chain sprocket , failsafe brake
Simple relay control
Device for locking landing doors
Safety devices preventing landing doors from being opened if the lift car is not at that landing
(no landing doors available)
- A safety device with guided suspension chains guarding lift cars against free falls
- No safety gear available
No overspeed governor required.
Ascending car overspeed protection.
Auf Grund der Antriebsart nicht erforderlich.
Devices limiting the travel of lift car and counterweight
Not required for this lift type
Operation of existing installations may be continued for an indefinite period of time.
Regulations and standards
DIRECTIVE 2006/42/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
German Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (BetrSichV):
Ordinance concerning the protection of safety and health in the provision of work equipment and its use at work, concerning safety when operating installations subject to monitoring and concerning the organization of industrial safety and health at work (Betriebssicherheitsverordnung - Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health – BetrSichV)
TRA 500: Technical Rules for Lifts (Paternosters) out of order
For further information you will send a
or contact directly the experts of
TÜV SÜD, Department „Lifts and Escalators, Hoists and Cranes”