PASSENGER ELEVATOR is use for vertical transportation of passengers. classified in two different category
1. Residential Passenger Elevator.
2. Commercial Passenger Elevator.
1. Residential Passenger Elevatorare of lower cost and simple design than commercial elevators. They might have different design characteristics suited for home furnishings and interiors. Residential passenger elevators might have designed wooden shaft-access doors rather than the typical metal doors of commercial elevators. Construction may be less robust than in commercial designs with shorter maintenance periods. But safety systems such as locks on landing doors, over speed governor, and emergency talk must still be present in case of an emergency. Home lift or residential elevator is the elevator which is meant to serve only a private family.
2. Commercial Passenger Elevatorare equivalent to residential elevators in technical specifications. but as per structure and size dimensions these elevators can be utilizing different technologies. Duplex and triplex control can also be used instead of simplex control as these elevators are meant to serve more people and floors compared to residential elevators. Number of elevators required to serve the building is depending upon use and nature of the building which the elevators are serving.
Commercial passenger elevators are much different in interior and exclusive features. As residential elevators are meant to serve only particular house members, commercial elevators are designed to convey more passengers between more floors than residential elevators.