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diagram of how a traction lift operates
1. Shaft Wall
2. Landing Door
3. Bed Plate
4. Motor
5. Wire Rope
6. Counterweight Sling
7. Car Sling
8. Guide Rail Bracket
9. Guide Rail

Traction Lifts

Being considerably more energy efficient than hydraulic versions, our range of traction lifts give a smooth ride at quicker journey times and are suitable for high useage.

With precision speed control, reduced noise levels and maximum flexibility our traction lifts deliver a smooth ride and are suitable for a wide variety of properties, including apartment buildings, office blocks commercial buildings and private homes. Available in capacity ranges from 380kg to 2000kg, our traction lifts can run up to speeds of 4m/s and provide exceptional ride quality .

Our traction lifts come in three different types:

  • Geared machine room-less lifts
  • Gearless machine room-less lifts
  • Conventional traction lifts – Geared or Gear-Less


All three lift configurations come in a wide variety of finishes and have many features designed to improve energy efficiency, ride quality and aesthetics.


Geared machine room-less lifts

Requiring a 3 phase supply, our geared machine room-less traction lifts provide customers with exceptional performance and efficiency. With an excellent ride quality and noise levels kept incredibly low, our geared machine room-less lifts are an ideal solution for residential and commercial property owners looking for a smooth and quiet ride that uses incredibly low amounts of energy.

Gearless machine room-less lifts

Offering the same finishes and features as our geared machine room-less lifts, our gearless versions can produce up to speeds of 2m/s while still retaining the smooth ride and quiet features. Ideal for private homes, apartment buildings, offices and commercial buildings our gearless machine room-less lifts can run at higher speeds, are energy efficient whilst maintaining a smooth ride quality.

Conventional Traction lifts

Whilst these lifts require a motor room, our conventional traction lifts offer excellent reliability and ride comfort as well as reduced energy costs. Our conventional traction lifts have the same capacities and speeds as our MRL lifts and come in a wide variety of finishes to ensure that the aesthetically pleasing features of your property are continued in the lift space.


For more information about our range of traction lifts, please contact one of our helpful and friendly team.

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