Lift or Elevator

Elevator, often also called lift or lift cage

The lift directive delineates the definition of a lift. A hoisting gear with a car that travels between predefined levels, which is designed for public transportation, public and cargo or solely for cargo transportation and is moved along fixed guide rails that are inclined respective the horizontal by more than 15 degrees.

Lifts that are not moved along fixed guide rails but travel along a fixed running course also come within the lines of this directive (e.g. lifts with scissors-hoisting-gear)

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