• EN 81-3:2000+A1:2008/AC:2009

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    SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - PART 3: ELECTRIC AND HYDRAULIC SERVICE LIFTS

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    Published date:  08-07-2009

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    0.1 General
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Units and symbols
       4.1 Units
       4.2 Symbols
    5 Service lift well
       5.1 General provisions
       5.2 Well enclosure
       5.3 Walls, floor and ceiling of the well
       5.4 Protection of any spaces located below the car, the
             counterweight or the balancing weight
       5.5 Protection in the well
       5.6 Headroom and pit
       5.7 Exclusive use of the service lift well
    6 Machine rooms
       6.1 General provisions
       6.2 Access
       6.3 Construction and equipment of machine rooms
    7 Landing doors
       7.1 General provisions
       7.2 Strength of doors and their frames
       7.3 Height and width of entrances
       7.4 Sills, guides, door suspension
       7.5 Protection in relation to door operation
       7.6 Local lighting and 'car here' signal lights
       7.7 Locking and closed landing door check
    8 Car, counterweight and balancing weight
       8.1 Height of car
       8.2 Available car area and rated load
       8.3 Walls, floor and roof of the car
       8.4 Apron and automatic bridging sills
       8.5 Car entrance
       8.6 Car doors
       8.7 Protection during operation of doors
       8.8 Counterweight and balancing weight
    9 Suspension, precautions against free fall, descent with
       excessive speed and creeping of the car
       9.1 Suspension
       9.2 Sheave, pulley, drum and rope diameter ratios,
             rope/chain terminations
       9.3 Rope traction
       9.4 Winding up of ropes for positive drive
             service lifts
       9.5 Distribution of load between the ropes
             or the chains
       9.6 Protection for traction sheaves, pulleys
             and sprockets
       9.7 Precautions against free fall, descent with
             excessive speed, creeping of the car and
             against free fall of the counterweight or
             balancing weight
       9.8 Safety gear
       9.9 Tripping means for safety gear
    10 Guide rails, buffers and final limit switches
       10.1 General provisions concerning guide
             rails
       10.2 Guiding of the car, counterweight or
             balancing weight
       10.3 Buffers and fixed stops for car and
             counterweight
       10.4 Car and counterweight buffers
       10.5 Final limit switches
    11 Clearances between the car and wall facing the
       car entrance
       11.1 General provision
       11.2 Clearance between car and wall facing
             the car entrance
    12 Lift machine
       12.1 General provision
       12.2 Service lift machines for electric service lifts
       12.3 Machine, jack and other hydraulic equipment
             for hydraulic service lifts
    13 Electric installations and appliances
       13.1 General provisions
       13.2 Contactors, relay-contactors, components of
             safety circuits
       13.3 Protection of motors
       13.4 Main switches
       13.5 Electric wiring
       13.6 Lighting and socket outlets
    14 Protection against electric faults; controls; priorities
       14.1 Failure analysis and electric safety devices
       14.2 Controls
    15 Notices, markings and operating instructions
       15.1 General provisions
       15.2 Rated load and vendor's name
       15.3 Car roof
       15.4 Machine rooms
       15.5 Well
       15.6 Overspeed governor
       15.7 Pit
       15.8 Electrical identification
       15.9 Unlocking key for landing doors
       15.10 Locking devices
       15.11 Groups of lifts
       15.12 Tank
    16 Examinations - Tests - Register - Maintenance
       16.1 Examinations and tests
       16.2 Register
       16.3 Vendor information
    Annex A (normative) - List of the electric safety devices
    Annex B (normative) - Unlocking triangle
    Annex C (informative) - Technical dossier
          C.1 Introduction
          C.2 General
          C.3 Technical details and plans
          C.4 Electric schematic diagrams and hydraulic
              circuit diagrams
    Annex D (normative) - Examinations and tests before
            putting into service
          D.1 Examinations
          D.2 Tests and verifications
    Annex E (normative) - Periodical examinations and tests,
            examinations and tests after an important
            modification or after an accident
          E.1 Periodical examinations and tests (normative)
          E.2 Examinations and tests after important
           modifications or after accidents (informative)
    Annex F (informative) - Construction of walls of service lift
            wells and landing doors facing a car entrance
    Annex G (normative) - Electronic components - Failure
            exclusion
    Annex H (normative) - Calculations of rams, cylinders,
            rigid pipes and fittings
          H.1 Calculation against over pressure
          H.2 Calculations of the jacks against buckling
    Annex J (informative) - Information to the owner/user
            of a service lift
          J.1 Means of access to machine room entrance of
              the service lift
          J.2 Maintenance work carried out from a step of
              a ladder
    Annex ZA (informative) - Relationship between this European
             Standard and the Essential Requirements of EC
             Directive 98/37/EC
    Annex ZB (informative)- Relationship between this European
              Standard and the Essential Requirements of EC
              Directive 2006/42/EC
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    Describes the safety rules for the construction and installation of permanently installed new electric service lifts with traction or positive drive, or hydraulic service lifts defined as lifting equipment, serving defined landing levels, having a car, the interior of which is regarded as inaccessible to persons on account of its dimensions and means of construction, suspended by ropes or chains or supported by a ram and moving between rigid vertical guide rails or guide rails whose inclination to the vertical does not exceed 15 degrees and driven electrically or hydraulically.

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    Committee TC 10
    Development Note 2000 Edition Re-Issued in July 2008 & incorporates AMD 1 2008. (08/2008)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Current

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    04/102158 DC : 0 BS EN 81-43 - SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - SPECIAL LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF PERSONS AND GOODS - PART 43: SPECIAL PURPOSE LIFTS FOR CRANES
    DIN EN 81-31:2010-08 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of goods only - Part 31: Accessible goods only lifts
    DIN EN 12158-1:2011-06 Builders' hoists for goods - Part 1: Hoists with accessible platforms (includes Amendment A1:2010)
    UNE-EN 12159:2013 Builders hoists for persons and materials with vertically guided cages
    ISO 15537:2004 Principles for selecting and using test persons for testing anthropometric aspects of industrial products and designs
    BS EN 12159:2012 Builders hoists for persons and materials with vertically guided cages
    UNI EN 12158-1 : 2010 BUILDERS' HOISTS FOR GOODS - PART 1: HOISTS WITH ACCESSIBLE PLATFORMS
    NF EN 12158-1 : 2000 + A1 2010 BUILDERS' HOISTS FOR GOODS - PART 1: HOISTS WITH ACCESSIBLE PLATFORMS
    DIN EN 12159:2013-03 BUILDERS HOISTS FOR PERSONS AND MATERIALS WITH VERTICALLY GUIDED CAGES
    I.S. EN 619:2002
    I.S. EN 12158-1:2000 BUILDERS' HOISTS FOR GOODS - PART 1: HOISTS WITH ACCESSIBLE PLATFORMS
    I.S. EN 13015:2001 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
    I.S. EN 12159:2012 BUILDERS HOISTS FOR PERSONS AND MATERIALS WITH VERTICALLY GUIDED CAGES
    I.S. EN ISO 15537:2005 PRINCIPLES FOR SELECTING AND USING TEST PERSONS FOR TESTING ANTHROPOMETRIC ASPECTS OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS AND DESIGNS
    NF EN 619 : 2003 + A1 2010
    PREN 13015 : DRAFT 2017 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
    14/30295634 DC : 0 BS EN 16719 - TRANSPORT PLATFORMS
    UNI EN 81-31 : 2010 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOODS ONLY - PART 31: ACCESSIBLE GOODS ONLY LIFTS
    DIN EN 13015:2008-12 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
    UNI EN 619 : 2011 CONTINUOUS HANDLING EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS - SAFETY AND EMC REQUIREMENTS FOR EQUIPMENT FOR MECHANICAL HANDLING OF UNIT LOADS
    UNI EN 12159 : 2013 BUILDERS HOISTS FOR PERSONS AND MATERIALS WITH VERTICALLY GUIDED CAGES
    UNI EN 13015 : 2008 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
    11/30215034 DC : DRAFT MAR 2011 BS EN 12159 - BUILDERS HOISTS FOR PERSONS AND MATERIALS WITH VERTICALLY GUIDED CAGES
    BS EN 81-31:2010 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts. Lifts for the transport of goods only Accessible goods only lifts
    04/30126179 DC : DRAFT DEC 2004 EN 15095 - POWER-OPERATED MOBILE RACKING AND SHELVING, CARROUSELS AND STORAGE LIFTS - SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 16719:2018 TRANSPORT PLATFORMS
    DIN EN ISO 15537:2005-03 Principles for selecting and using test persons for testing anthropometric aspects of industrial products and designs (ISO 15537:2004)
    BS EN 619 : 2002
    BS EN 13015 : 2001 MAINTENANCE FOR LIFTS AND ESCALATORS - RULES FOR MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
    UNE-EN 12158-1:2001 Builders hoists for goods. Part 1: Hoists with accessible platforms.
    BS EN ISO 15537:2004 Principles for selecting and using test persons for testing anthropometric aspects of industrial products and designs
    EN 81-31:2010 Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts - Lifts for the transport of goods only - Part 31: Accessible goods only lifts
    EN 619:2002+A1:2010 Continuous handling equipment and systems - Safety and EMC requirements for equipment for mechanical handling of unit loads
    EN 12159:2012 Builders hoists for persons and materials with vertically guided cages
    EN 13015:2001+A1:2008 Maintenance for lifts and escalators - Rules for maintenance instructions
    EN ISO 15537:2004 Principles for selecting and using test persons for testing anthropometric aspects of industrial products and designs (ISO 15537:2004)
    08/30181434 DC : DRAFT DEC 2008 BS EN 12159 AMD1 - BUILDERS HOISTS FOR PERSONS AND MATERIALS WITH VERTICALLY GUIDED CAGES
    I.S. EN 81-31:2010 SAFETY RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION OF LIFTS - LIFTS FOR THE TRANSPORT OF GOODS ONLY - PART 31: ACCESSIBLE GOODS ONLY LIFTS
    EN 16719:2018 Transport platforms
    DIN EN 619:2011-02 Continuous handling equipment and systems - Safety and EMC requirements for equipment for mechanical handling of unit loads (includes Amendment A1:2010)
    BS EN 12158-1 : 2000 BUILDERS' HOISTS FOR GOODS - PART 1: HOISTS WITH ACCESSIBLE PLATFORMS
    EN 12158-1:2000+A1:2010 Builders' hoists for goods - Part 1: Hoists with accessible platforms

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    HD 214 : 200S2 RECOMMENDED METHOD FOR DETERMINING THE COMPARATIVE TRACKING INDEX OF SOLID INSULATING MATERIALS UNDER MOIST CONDITIONS
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    HD 22-4 : 200S4 CABLES OF RATED VOLTAGES UP TO AND INCLUDING 450/750 V AND HAVING CROSS-LINKED INSULATION - PART 4: CORDS AND FLEXIBLE CABLES
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