ESCALATORS & MOVING WALKWAYS
What are ESCALATORS & MOVING WALKWAYS?
Escalators and moving walkways are two forms of conveyance. They are designed to provide safe, efficient, and convenient transportation for people and goods, and play a critical role in the movement of people in busy and crowded areas.
Escalators are vertical conveyor systems that move people between different levels of a building or structure. They are typically made up of a series of stairs that move in a continuous loop, and are powered by an electric motor. Moving walkways, also known as travelators, are very similar to escalators in that they are designed to provide efficient transportation for people. However, unlike escalators, moving walkways are horizontal conveyor systems that move people in a flat direction, rather than vertically. Moving walkways are designed to provide a fast and convenient means of transportation, reducing the amount of time required to cover long distances on foot. They are typically wider than escalators, allowing people to move quickly and efficiently while also reducing the risk of congestion. Additionally, moving walkways are often equipped with safety features, such as handrails and safety sensors, to ensure that people are able to use them safely and comfortably. Escalators and Moving Walkways are both commonly used in transportation hubs, such as train and bus stations, as well as shopping centers, airports, and other large public spaces.
Benefits of Escalators & Moving Walk Ways
Durabile and Reliable: One of the key advantages of both escalators and moving walkways is their durability and reliability. They are built using high-quality materials and components and are designed to withstand the wear and tear of frequent use. This can help to reduce the need for frequent repairs or replacements and can ensure that the systems continue to operate efficiently and effectively for many years to come.
Cost: Both are extremely cost-effective. Escalators and moving walkways can offer significant savings compared to other forms of transportation, such as elevators or stairs. They are designed to be energy-efficient and can help to reduce the amount of energy required to move people and goods from one level to another. Additionally, they are often designed to be maintenance-friendly, making it easier to keep them in good working order over the long term.
Eesthetics: Escalators and moving walkways can be designed to match the look and feel of the surrounding environment. They are often made with materials such as stainless steel, glass, and wood, and can be designed to complement the design of the building or structure in which they are located.
SECTORS USED IN
Commercial lifts come in various sizes and designs, from small lifts designed for carrying only a few people to larger lifts designed to carry heavy loads or even vehicles. They are equipped with safety features such as emergency brakes, emergency lights, and interlocks to prevent accidents and ensure the safety of passengers.
Commercial lifts are subject to strict safety regulations and codes. They require regular maintenance and inspections to ensure that they are operating safely and efficiently.
Types of Commercial Lifts we install, maintain & repair:
Glass & scenic lifts
Goods and services lifts
Large vehicle transportation lifts
Dock leveller and scissor lifts
Escalators and Moving Walkways
Corporate sector lifts are elevators designed specifically for use in corporate or business buildings. These lifts are typically larger and faster than other types of lifts, and are designed to handle heavy traffic flow and move people quickly and efficiently between floors.
Corporate sector lifts are often designed to reflect the image and aesthetic of the company they serve, with customizable options for interior finishes, lighting, and branding. They may also be equipped with advanced features such as touchless controls, destination dispatch systems, and smart technology that can anticipate traffic patterns and adjust the lift’s operation accordingly.
In addition to providing efficient transportation between floors, corporate sector lifts may also include features to improve energy efficiency, such as regenerative braking or LED lighting.
Types of Corporate Lifts we install, maintain & repair:
Hospitality lifts are designed specifically for use in hospitality settings such as hotels, resorts, and restaurants. These lifts are designed to provide guests with efficient and convenient transportation between floors while also enhancing their overall experience.
Hospitality lifts can come in various designs and styles, ranging from traditional lifts to more modern and luxurious options. Many hospitality lifts are designed to match the aesthetic and atmosphere of the building they serve, with customizable finishes, lighting, and other features.
Types of Hospitality Lifts we install, maintain & repair:
In the UK, public sector lifts are lift systems used in public sector buildings such as government buildings, hospitals, schools, and other public facilities. These lifts are subject to strict regulations and standards set by the British Standards Institution (BSI), and other regulatory bodies.
Public sector lifts in the UK are required to comply with the Equality Act 2010, which mandates that lifts be accessible to all, including people with mobility issues. Lifts must be designed and installed to enable access by persons with disabilities, and the controls, alarms, and signals must be designed and located to be accessible to everyone.
Types of Public Lifts we install, maintain & repair:
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