Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Safety of Hydraulic Elevators

An elevator can come with one of two systems: traction or hydraulic. Whilst both come with their own set benefits, it is important to take safety into consideration too. After all, most cases of elevator related claustrophobia stem from the fear of being injured inside a cab. Here at Elevators Ltd, we have a wide [...]

Why People Decommission and Remove Elevators

It may seem counterproductive to write an article focussed on elevator removal, however, the team here at Elevators Ltd recognise that elevator decommissioning is an incredibly important area of the industry. In fact, we even offer our own removal service. After all, it is imperative that this service is carried out by an experienced and [...]

Things That Are More Dangerous Than Elevators

The elevator has a bad reputation for being a risky ride. After all, why would we place our lives in the hands of an automatic mechanical box that is held in place with nothing more than steel chords? Here at Elevators Ltd, we want to help our readers realise how reliable and safe an elevator [...]

The Benefits of a Doppler Parking Lift

The doppler parking lift is said to be the most ideal solution for maximising parking efficiency in commercial, public and residential car parks. After all, it uses hydraulic lifting cylinders and ropes alongside mechanical interlocks in order to stack vehicles on top of one another in and safe and efficient manner. Here at Elevators Ltd, [...]

Reasons to Invest in a Glass Elevator

The first thing that comes to mind when you say ‘glass elevator’ is the infamous Great Glass Elevator from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. After all, most people presume that such a contraption must be fictional. Luckily, the Elevators Ltd team are always on hand to help! In fact, scenic elevators are increasing in [...]

Reasons to Get a Machine Roomless Elevator

The Machine Roomless elevator has become one of the most revolutionary innovations within the elevator industry and is the perfect addition to all low to mid rise buildings. Like the name suggests, MRL elevators are a type of elevator system that does not come with a machine room and thanks to the reduction of components [...]

Interesting Elevator Innovations

The elevator industry has been thriving for almost two centuries which means that there have been several innovations that have reshaped the way we look at the elevator completely. After all, developments in both technology and engineering are the reason we have such advanced elevators at our disposal in 2018. Read on as we go [...]

Multi-Story Car Parks vs Car Stacking Lifts

With around 70 million new cars produced every single year, it is important that we have somewhere to store them all. After all, there is nothing funny about traffic and congestion! For many years, multi-story car parks were the perfect solution as they provided hundreds of parking spaces without taking up too much space and [...]

Are ‘Close Door’ Elevator Buttons Useful?

When you are running late, pressing that ‘close door’ button in the elevator can seem to make all the difference. After all, they are installed for a reason, right? Wrong! After all, new research suggests that the presence of these buttons is purely aesthetical and are installed for uniformity. Here at Elevators Ltd, we are [...]

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