This first edition of the educational focus series is a compilation of ELEVATOR WORLD articles that ran for 19 months from March 2002 to October 2003 and covered every aspect of elevator industry equipment. The articles contained in this book have been developed by some of the elevator industry’s most highly respected field technicians and leading technical educators. The authors have presented detailed explanations of how to install, maintain, inspect and troubleshoot equipment.
Also included are articles on testing equipment and elevator monitoring and management systems. Step-by-step instructions and procedures are provided, along with explanations of how the equipment is designed to operate and how to be sure that it continues to perform as it was intended and in a safe and efficient manner. Directed toward the needs of service technicians and construction adjusters who install, adjust and maintain elevator and escalator systems.