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BS EN 81-1 : 1998

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SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PART 1: ELECTRIC LIFTS

Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

31-08-2014

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-1998

Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Units and symbols
5 Lift well
6 Machinery and pulley spaces
7 Landing doors
8 Car, counterweight and balancing weight
9 Suspension, compensation, overspeed protection and
   protection against unintended car movement
10 Guide rails, buffers and final limit switches
11 Clearances between car and wall facing the car
   entrance, and between car, counterweight or balancing
   weight
12 Lift machine
13 Electric installations and appliances
14 Protection against electric faults; controls; priorities
15 Notices, markings and operating instructions
16 Examinations - Tests - Register - Maintenance
Annex A (normative) - List of the electric safety devices
Annex B (normative) -Unlocking triangle
Annex C (informative) - Technical dossier
Annex D (normative) - Examinations and tests before putting
        into service
Annex E (informative) - Periodical examinations and tests,
        examinations and tests after an important
        modification or after an accident
Annex F (normative) - Safety components - Test procedures
        for verification of conformity
Annex G (informative) - Proof of guide rails
Annex H (normative) - Electronic components - Failure
        exclusion
Annex J (normative) - Pendulum shock tests
Annex K (normative) - Top clearances for traction drive
        lifts
Annex L (normative) - Necessary buffer stroke
Annex M (informative) - Traction evaluation
Annex N (normative) - Evaluation of safety factor for
        suspension ropes
Annex O (informative) - Machinery spaces - Access
Annex P (informative) - Description of possible measures
Annex ZA (informative) - Relationship between this European
         Standard and the Essential Requirements of EC
         Directive 95/16/EC amended by Directive 2006/42/EC

Describes safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new electric lifts, with traction or positive drive, serving defined landing levels, having a car designed for the transportation of persons or persons and goods, suspended by ropes or chains and moving between guide rails inclined not more than 15 degrees to the vertical.

Committee
MHE/4
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 85/76022 DC Supersedes BS 5655-1(1986) which remains current. (04/2005) Supersedes 94/704657 DC (09/2005) Supersedes 00/707656 DC and 00/715076 DC. (04/2006) 1998 Edition Re-Issued in March 2010 & incorporates AMD 3 2009. Supersedes 09/30187712 DC. (03/2010) Superseded by BS EN 81-20 & BS EN 81-50, but remains current and will be withdrawn on 06/08/2017. (08/2014)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
222
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
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