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  • Planning

  • Whether you are a construction professional or homeowner looking to install a residential home elevator, Elevator-Lift Systems, Inc. is here to help you throughout your project. Read through some tips while planning your elevator project:

  • Shaft Dimension Standards

  • TIPS

    A plumb hoistway rail wall enhances the elevator ride and increases the longevity of the unit!

     

    Elevator car can have up to three openings.

  • ELS-HYDRO1000

    Dimensions:

    Standard: 60" x 60"

    Minimum: 44" x 44"

    Pit Depth:

    Standard: 10"

    Minimum: 8"

    Overhead Clearance:

    Standard: 108"

    Minimum: 96"

  • ELS-HYDRO 1400

    Dimensions:

    Standard:  70" x 70"

    Minimum: 60" x 60"

    Pit Depth:

    Standard: 20"

    Minimum: 14"

    Overhead Clearance:

    Standard: 120"

    Minimum:  118"

  • ELS-TRAC 750

    Dimensions:

    Standard:  60" x 60"

    Minimum: 44" x 44"

    Pit Depth:

    Standard: 10"

    Minimum: 8"

    Overhead Clearance:

    Standard: 108"

    Minimum: 96"

  • Codes to Know

    • Residential Home Elevators require a dedicated working phone in elevator car.
    • Before CO your elevator must have a 3rd party elevator inspection.
    • 3 X 5 Rule (see below)
  • 3 X 5 Rule

    South Carolina: ASME CODE: Clearance between hoistway door(s) and sill(s) and car gate(s). The clearance between the hoistway doors and the hoistway edge of the landing sill shall not exceed 3". The distance between the hoistway face of the landing door and the car door shall not exceed 5".

    Georgia: Clearance between hoistway door(s) and sill(s) and car gate(s). The clearance between the hoistway doors and the hoistway edge of the landing sill shall not exceed 1 1/2". The distant between the hoistway face of the landing door and the car door shall not exceed 3".