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Tue, Jul 10, 2018
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Escalator trusses are manufactured for the installation of subsystems, such as the motor, gearbox and control panel. Every nonstandard truss deflection may affect other devices and decrease the life of parts and safety. Nonstandard deflection can affect the tracking system and cause unsmooth and inconvenient operation. In this article, deflection [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
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The expansive entry hall of the new Robert B. Rowling Hall (RBRH) at the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is part of a new, 497,500-sq.-ft. facility “purposefully crafted as a space that invites learning, debate, dialogue and the freedom to experiment.”[1] It houses the Texas McCombs MBA and [...]
Mon, Jul 09, 2018
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Clear Vision for the Future In this Industry Dialogue, SnapCab President Corinna Mossberg talks about how the company, is evolving with Corning® Gorilla® Glass. by Kaija Wilkinson After a 25-year career with Otis, Corinna Mossberg (CM) was named president of SnapCab, headquartered in Warrington, Pennsylvania, near Philadelphia, earlier this year, to support SnapCab CEO [...]
Fri, Jun 08, 2018
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Figure 1: Matt Jefferies, original design for turbo-lift car interior; screenshot from Star Trek: The Original Series, 2015 DVD© Paramount Pictures Corp. and CBS Studios. On September 8, 1966, the U.S. TV-viewing public tuned in to NBC to watch a new science-fiction series: Star Trek. It is safe to assume that [...]
Thu, Jun 07, 2018
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The St. Paul’s Cathedral Chapter House, designed by eminent English architect Sir Christopher Wren, was completed in 1712. To meet modern standards, it needed an accessibility lift, but the lift had to meet stringent design criteria.
The Chapter House of St. Paul’s Cathedral sits in the heart of historic London adjacent to the cathedral itself and was the final work of eminent architect Sir Christopher Wren. The structure was completed in 1712 and is a Grade II-listed historic building. With its three stories plus basement level, [...]
Thu, Jun 07, 2018
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The Jefferson is a new office and retail building in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Leeser Architecture contacted Handi-Lift to design and install a limited-use/limited-application (LU/LA) elevator in the building. The elevator will provide accessibility in the lobby from the street level to the mezzanine. It only needs [...]
Wed, May 30, 2018
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The Hålogaland Bridge in Narvik, Norway; photo by TorbjørnS Two dual Alimak construction hoists are onsite for the construction of the Hålogaland Bridge in Norway. When complete, the bridge, at 1,533 m, will be the second-longest in Norway and one of the world's 20 longest suspension bridges. The Hålogaland Bridge will cross [...]
Fri, May 18, 2018
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Jean Nouvel’s design for Louvre Abu Dhabi features a silver dome that seems to float.
Abu Dhabi and Dubai are bustling, with projects announced, ongoing and handed over. One of the handed-over projects is the high-profile Saraya, a residential-and-commercial waterfront development on a prime location facing the Abu Dhabi Corniche, adjacent to the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort. Saraya towers is a high-profile residential tower [...]
Thu, May 17, 2018
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Figure 1: Otis escalator, circa 1902 The June 1908 issue of the French transportation engineering journal Revue Générale des Chemins de Fer et des Tramways included an illustrated article on an escalator recently installed in the Gare d’Orsay, a train station/hotel complex built by Compagnie d’Orléans, one of France’s private railway [...]
Wed, May 16, 2018
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