Standard for Elevator Suspension, Compensation, and Governor Systems
|Publication Date:||30 July 2010|
This Standard covers the means and members of suspension, compensation, and governor systems for elevators within the scope of ASME A17.1/CSA B44.
NOTE: It must be determined by the individual working committees as to the level of appropriateness of applying the New Technologies in their particular applications.
This Standard includes the material properties, design, testing, inspection, and replacement criteria for these means. It includes the requirements for steel wire rope, aramid fiber rope, and noncircular elastomeric coated steel suspension members, and provides direction for future constructions as new technology develops.