The Lowdown on Sideways Elevators

As an easy to understand piece of technology, the majority of
people in the modern world have used an elevator at one time or another in
their lives. After all, it involves the movement of well-designed mechanisms
that move a cab up and down a shaft in order to safely transport passengers
between the different floors of a […]

3 Reasons to Get a Dumbwaiter

As one of the smallest elevators on the market, it is
important to remember that the dumbwaiter is not intended for human use.
After all, they are incredibly small in size and although a weight capacity of
250 pounds sounds like a lot, this is a drastic difference considering that the
average passenger elevator is designed to hold […]

Tourist Attractions That Use Elevators

In a world surrounded by skyscrapers, it is important that we
remember the reason why they exist. After all, it would be impossible to reach
such heights so quickly without the implementation of the modern elevator and
thanks to Elisha Grave Otis’ emergency brake system, elevators are safer than
ever. Over the years, our buildings have climbed higher […]

A Quick Guide to Elevator Buttons

It is no secret that the design of the elevator is something
that has been carefully planned over decades of trial and error. After all,
even the infamous emergency safety brake that was invented in the mid 1850’s
has been drastically improved upon in order to ensure that each elevator is
safe for use. Elevator buttons are perhaps […]