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Elevator System - ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. - Facility Management Product Release


ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp.
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The company's TWIN elevator system allows two elevators to use one shaft, increasing capacity while reducing the amount of space needed for shafts.

Each elevator has it's own traction drive, traveling one about the other on the same rails. An intelligent destination selection control coordinates the elevator group, with passenger destination and the direction of travel recorded at the start of each call. The destination controller then assigns the most suitable elevator, based on the call location.

The system is available for new construction and retrofit applications.


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posted: 5/8/2007