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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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A Brief History of Elevators

November 5, 2015 | Categories: Elevator Education

Elevators are common features in buildings around the world, but most people don’t give much thought to how they work or how they came to be ubiquitous. Elevators are fascinating pieces of technology with a long history. Primitive elevators powered by …

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Otis Introduces BIMCreate™ 3D Elevator Design Tool

October 28, 2015 | Categories: Elevator Services

Otis Elevator has just introduced BIMCreate™, an online tool that architects can use to create customized 3D building plans. The tool was developed as a complimentary add-in for Revit® building information modeling (BIM) software. By using BIMCreate™, …

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Glass Elevator Designs

October 23, 2015 | Categories: Home Elevators

A glass elevator can improve mobility at home without overwhelming your living space. A glass elevator is a conversation piece that can enhance the appearance of your house and offer a 360-degree view of the interior as you travel between floors. It ca …

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