Machine room

What is a machine room in lifts?

Fire-proof room, in which the engine and the associated equipment are installed.

Requirements on a machine room (not complete):

  • Minimum height 2.0 m
  • Access door mostly T 30 opening outwards
  • The door must be able to be opened from the inside without assistance
  • Minimum intensity of Illumination 200 lux
  • Sufficient ventilation and exhaust
  • Temperature range from +5 to +40 degrees Celsius
  • Oil-resistant coat of paint with oil thresholds in the case of hydraulic lifts
  • Safe access, guard railing and climbing aids according to specifications
  • No additional installations that don’t belong to the lift system
  • etc.

See also: European Standards EN  

see also: Lifts without machine rooms

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