Category: Commercial Elevators

Recent Innovations in Elevator Technology

December 15, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News

When people think about transportation infrastructure, they tend to think of roads, bridges, and railways. Vertical transportation is becoming increasingly important as cities expand. There have been several technological innovations in recent years. T …

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Scientists Might Be Able to Build a Diamond Space Elevator

November 30, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News

Humans traveling to space have traditionally needed to have supplies sent to them from Earth. This requires the launching of rockets to space, which is very costly. Scientists around the world have been working on designing an elevator to transport hum …

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The Benefits of Using an Elevator Access Control System

November 19, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators

Elevator access control systems grant certain people access to specific floors in a building at predetermined times. Systems can control various numbers of elevators, depending on the control panel that is chosen. This can improve a business’s security …

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ThyssenKrupp Builds Model of Multi Ropeless Elevator

November 12, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevators In The News

ThyssenKrupp announced a year ago that it was developing the Multi elevator system, which has multiple cabins per shaft that are moved with linear motors instead of ropes. It allows cabins to move horizontally and could dramatically change the way peop …

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How Alexander Miles Changed Elevators

October 13, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevator Education

On October 11, 1887, Alexander Miles patented his revolutionary invention, the electric elevator. Miles did not invent the first elevator, but he made improvements that are still in use today. Before Miles invented the electric elevator, elevators were …

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Nationwide Lifts Introduces New App for iPad

October 1, 2015 | Categories: Commercial Elevators, Elevator Education, Home Elevators, Nationwide Lifts

Nationwide Lifts is excited to announce that we recently launched a new app called Nationwide Lifts Elevator Guide for the iPad. This multifunctional app makes it easy for homeowners, business managers, and architects to learn about elevators so they c …

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