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Courion Non-Proprietary Freight Elevator Equipment
 
         
SECTION 14 20 20
 
         
NON-PROPRIETARY FREIGHT ELEVATOR EQUIPMENT
 
         
 
         
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          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Courion; non-proprietary passenger and freight elevator equipment.
This section is based on the products of Courion, which is located at:
3044 Lambdin Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63115
Toll Free Tel: 800-533-5760
Tel: 314-533-5700
Fax: 314-533-5720
Email: request info
Web: http://www.couriondoors.com
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Courion
3044 Lambdin Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63115
Toll Free: 800.533.5760
Phone: 314.533.5700
Fax: 314.533.5720
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          PART 1GENERAL
 
          1.1SECTION INCLUDES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
          A.Freight Elevator Doors:
          1.Door construction.
          2.Vertical bi-parting freight doors.
          3.Slide-up freight doors.
          4.System Features:
          a.Door operator.
          b.Interlock.
          c.Limit switch.
          d.Door shoes.
          e.Automatic reversing edge.
          f.AutoSta-Set switch.
          g.Side opposite locks.
          h.Sound reduction insulation.
          i.Electrical wiring packages.
          5.Door panel finishes.
          6.Jamb and wall requirements.
          7.Loading and class.
 
          B.Gates:
          1.Single section gate.
          2.Two section compound gate.
          3.Two section ratio gate.
          4.Gate System:
          a.Gate column.
          b.Gate drive unit.
          c.Geared limit switch.
          d.Gate contact.
          e.Retiring cam.
 
          C.Cabs: Standard and optional features.
 
          D.Controls:
          1.iLEARN Door Control.
          2.MP Door Control.
 
          E.CartLift Automatic Distribution Systems:
          1.Components:
          a.Transfer unit.
          b.Car enclosure.
          c.Entrance doors and car gate.
          d.Cart guidance system.
          e.Door protection.
          f.Controller.
          2.Cart Requirements.
          3.Space Requirements.
 
          1.2RELATED SECTIONS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
          A.Section 03 30 00 - Cast-in-Place Concrete.
 
          B.Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
 
          C.Section 08 11 00 - Metal Doors and Frames.
 
          D.Section 09 23 13 - Acoustical Gypsum Plastering.
 
          E.Section 09 60 00 - Flooring.
 
          F.Section - .
 
          G.Division 16 - Electrical for electrical service and disconnects, wire routing and connections, telephone service.
 
          1.3REFERENCES
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
          A.American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME):
          1.ANSI/ASME A17.1/CAN/CSA B44 - Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators.
 
          B.British Standards Institute (BS):
          1.BS 5655 - Lifts and Service Lifts.
 
          C.Canadian Standards Association (CSA).
          1.CSA B44 - Safety Code for Elevators.
 
          D.European Standard (EN):
          1.EN 81 - Safety Rules for the Construction and Installation of Lifts.
 
          E.National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA).
          1.NEMA 1 - Enclosures Constructed for Indoor Use.
          2.NEMA 4 - Watertight Enclosure.
          3.NEMA 12 - Enclosures Constructed for Indoor Use.
          4.NEMA 13 - Enclosures Constructed for Indoor Use.
 
          F.Underwriters Laboratories (UL).
 
          1.4SUBMITTALS
 
          A.Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
 
          B.Product Data:
          1.Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used.
          2.Preparation instructions and recommendations.
          3.Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
          4.Typical installation methods.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not applicable to product type.
 
          C.Verification Samples: Two representative units of each type, size, pattern and color.
 
          D.Shop Drawings: Include details of materials, construction and finish. Include relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          1.5QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
          A.Manufacturer Qualifications: Company specializing in manufacturing products specified in this section with a minimum five years documented experience.
 
          B.Installer Qualifications: Company specializing in performing Work of this section with minimum two years documented experience with projects of similar scope and complexity.
 
          C.Source Limitations: Provide each type of product from a single manufacturing source to ensure uniformity.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include mock-up if the project size or quality warrant the expense. The following is one example of how a mock-up on might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
          D.Mock-Up: Construct a mock-up with actual materials in sufficient time for Architect's review and to not delay construction progress. Locate mock-up as acceptable to Architect and provide temporary foundations and support.
          1.Intent of mock-up is to demonstrate quality of workmanship and visual appearance.
          2.If mock-up is not acceptable, rebuild mock-up until satisfactory results are achieved.
          3.Retain mock-up during construction as a standard for comparison with completed work.
          4.Do not alter or remove mock-up until work is completed or removal is authorized.
 
          1.6PRE-INSTALLATION CONFERENCE
 
          A.Convene a conference approximately two weeks before scheduled commencement of the Work. Attendees shall include Architect, Contractor and trades involved. Agenda shall include schedule, responsibilities, critical path items and approvals.
 
          1.7DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
 
          A.Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
 
          B.Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
 
          1.8PROJECT CONDITIONS
 
          A.Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
 
          PART 2PRODUCTS
 
          2.1MANUFACTURERS
 
          A.Acceptable Manufacturer: Courion, which is located at: 3044 Lambdin Ave.; St. Louis, MO 63115; Toll Free Tel: 800-533-5760; Tel: 314-533-5700; Fax: 314-533-5720; Email: request info; Web: http://www.couriondoors.com
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
          B.Substitutions: Not permitted.
 
          C.Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
 
          2.2FREIGHT ELEVATOR DOORS
 
          A.Door Construction:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete door construction type options not required.
          1.Steel Plate Doors, SP: 12 gauge steel face sheets welded to reinforced structural steel frames. UL and C-UL rated 1-1/2 hour.
          2.Steel Plate Insulated Doors, SPI: 12 gauge steel face sheets welded to reinforces structural steel frames with insulation and a shaft-side steel sheet covering. UL and C-UL rated 1-1/2 hour. Heat transmission rated at 650 degrees F (361 degrees C) maximum temperature rise in 30 minutes.
          3.Metal Clad Doors, M-6: Wood core with galvanized steel covering for greater fire resistance and resilience. UL and C-UL rated 1-1/2 hour. Heat transmission rated at 250 degrees F (139 degrees C) maximum temperature rise in 30 minutes.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete door type options not required.
 
          B.Vertical Bi-Parting Freight Doors:
          1.Regular Type: Used when there is sufficient space.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete operation option not required.
          a.Operation: Power.
          1)Return: 12 inches (305 mm).
          b.Operation: Manual.
          1)Return: 11 inches (280 mm).
          c.Minimum Dimensions:
          1)Lintel to Sill Above: 1/2 frame opening plus 6 inches (153 mm).
          2)Pit Depth: 1/2 frame opening plus 5-1/2 inches (140 mm).
          3)Top Lintel to Overhead: 1/2 frame opening plus 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
          4)Car to Sill: 5 inches (127 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional. Delete if not required.
          d.Compound Lower Panel: Door split is 1/3 down, 2/3 up to reduce pit depth required.
          2.Pass Type: Used when the floor-to-floor dimension is restricted. Upper panel at short floor height passes behind lower panel of door above.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete operation option not required.
          a.Operation: Power.
          b.Operation: Manual.
          c.Minimum Dimensions:
          1)Lintel to Sill Above: 24 inches (610 mm).
          2)Pit Depth: 1/2 frame opening plus 5-1/2 inches (140 mm).
          3)Top Lintel to Overhead: 1/2 frame opening plus 3-1/2 inches (89 mm).
          4)Car to Sill: 6-3/4 inches (172 mm).
          5)Return: 12 inches (305 mm).
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional. Delete if not required.
          d.Compound Lower Panel: Door split is 1/3 down, 2/3 up to reduce pit depth required.
          3.Telescoping Upper Section Doors: For top landing only, where clear overhead is low. Upper half of the door is in two sections to reduce clear overhead required.
 
          C.Slide-Up Freight Doors:
          1.Single Section Slide-Up Doors: Used when distance between projecting sill and underside of projecting sill above is adequate.
          a.Operation: Power.
          b.Minimum Dimensions:
          1)Lintel to Sill Above: Frame opening plus 12 inches (305 mm).
          2)Top Lintel to Overhead: Frame opening plus 12 inches (305 mm).
          3)Car to Sill: 6-3/4 inches (172 mm).
          4)Return: 12 inches (305 mm).
          2.Two Section Slide-Up Doors: Used when clearance available is less than required for single section slide-up doors.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete operation option not required.
          a.Operation: Power.
          1)Lintel to Sill Above: 1/2 frame opening plus 12 inches (305 mm).
          2)Top Lintel to Overhead: 1/2 frame opening plus 12 inches (305 mm).
          b.Operation: Manual.
          1)Lintel to Sill Above: 1/2 frame opening plus 8 inches (203 mm).
          2)Top Lintel to Overhead: 1/2 frame opening plus 8 inches (203 mm).
          c.Minimum Dimensions:
          1)Car to Sill: 7-1/2 inches (190 mm).
          2)Return: 12 inches (305 mm).
 
          D.System Features:
          1.Door Operator: LP25 Low Profile Door Operator as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Standards Compliance: CSA and RU compliant. UL registered.
          b.Housing: Fully enclosed, non-ventilated, aluminum die cast housing.
          c.Junction Box: Cas aluminum with gasketed cover. Integral with motor with 1/2 inch (13 mm) NPT opening for conduit.
          d.Bearings: Output shaft bearings and rear bearings fully sealed.
          e.Spline Gear: 8 tooth fast helical 20 degree pressure angle.
          f.Electrical Properties: 230 VAC, 3 phase, 60 Hz, 600 RPM, 1.4 A, Class H.
          g.Minimum Torque at Stall: 24.5 oz.ft (2.08 Nm).
          h.Temperature Rise at 10 Minute Stall: 275 degrees F (135 degrees C).
          2.Interlock: Q Interlock as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Dust, oil, and moisture resistant. NEMA 4, NEMA 12, and NEMA 13 compliant.
          b.UL listed and CSA approved.
          c.Compliant with EN 81-1 and BS 5655-1.
          d.Mounts directly to door guide rails.
          e.Direct wiring.
          f.Rugged, cast iron housing with heavy-duty, electrostatic, powder coat finish.
          3.Limit Switch: QLS II Limit Switch as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Dust, oil, and moisture resistant. NEMA 4, NEMA 12, and NEMA 13 compliant.
          b.Quick adjustment from upper door panel.
          c.Rugged, heavy-duty design.
          4.Door Shoes: LF96 Guide Shoe as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.UL approved.
          b.Composite design eliminates need for shims or small shoe pieces.
          c.Withstands loss of lubrication.
          d.Low friction-bearing surfaces eliminate metal to metal clattering.
          e.Non-handed.
          5.Automatic Reversing Edge: C.A.R.E. Automatic Reversing Edge as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Non-Contact Light Curtain: 32 infrared light beams fill opening from floor to a height of approximately 6 feet (1.8 m).
          b.Operating Range: Up to 39 feet (12 m).
          c.Response Time: Maximum 20 ms.
          d.Simple alignment-free installation.
          e.Not sensitive to direct sunlight.
          6.AutoSta-Set Switch: Q Style Auto Sta-Set Switch as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Dust, oil, and moisture resistant. NEMA 4, NEMA 12, and NEMA 13 compliant.
          b.Prevents lower door panels from being damaged when a heavy weight passes over the freight elevator entry. Holds lower door panel in full open position and at rest.
          c.Activated by fixed cam on lower door panel.
          d.Rugged, heavy-duty design.
          7.Side Opposite Locks: Ensure closed position of door panels.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional. Delete if not required.
          8.Sound Reduction Insulation: Mastic sound deadening coating applied to hoistway side of door panel.
          9.Electrical Wiring Packages: iWIRE CANbus System as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete wiring package options not required.
          a.iWIRE Motor Wiring Bundle: 4-wire hoistway motor cable sufficient to wire door motors, gate drives, and retiring cam motors with i-DRIVE VFD motor control at each floor or car top.
          b.iWIRE CANbus Hoistway Cable: Two shielded twisted pair and one drain wire to handle communication data link between iLEARN door control and iDRIVE VFD floor and gate controls.
          c.iWIRE Floor or Gate Wiring Bundle: Contains fifteen 18 AWG insulated wires sufficient to wire the door push buttons, EUDs, and floor zone switches wot the i-Drive door and gate control.
          d.iWIRE Flat Traveling Cable: Contains four twisted pair shielded serial bus communication wires, five 16 AWG insulated wires, and eight 18 AWG insulated wires sufficient to run from top of the car enclosure to a traveling cable junction box mounted at mid-point of hoistway.
          e.iWIRE Hoistway Cable: Contains five shielded 16 AWG insulated wires, and sixteen 18 AWG insulated wires sufficient to wire all Courion devices in hoistway directly to iLEARN door control and elevator control in machine room.
          f.iWIRE Interconnection Wiring Bundle: Contains three 16 AWG insulated wires and twenty 18 AWG insulated wires sufficient to run from iLEARN door control to elevator control.
 
          E.Door Panel Finishes:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish and color options not required.
          1.Epoxy, 2-part.
          a.Color: To be selected by Architect.
          b.Color: _____.
          2.Powder Coat Enamel:
          a.Color: To be selected by Architect.
          b.Color: _____.
          3.Stainless steel with No. 4 finish face sheet on room side. Factory primed frame.
          4.Stainless steel with No. 4 finish face sheet on room side. Stainless steel frame with 2B finish.
          5.Stainless steel with No. 2B finish face sheet on room side. Stainless steel frame with 2B finish.
 
          F.Jamb and Wall Requirements: Metal sills and steel jambs that extend to floor beam above.
          1.Drywall Requirements: Provide manufacturer's recommended drywall interface.
 
          G.Loading and Class: Freight doors shall match capacity and class of loading of elevator as required by ASME A17.1.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete class options not required.
          1.Class A, General Freight Loading: Load is distributed, weight of any single piece of freight or single hand truck load shall not be more than 25 percent of rated load of elevator, and load is handled on and off of the car platform manually or by means of hand trucks.
          2.Class B, Motor Vehicle Loading: Elevator is used solely to carry automobile trucks or passenger automobiles up to rated capacity of elevator.
          3.Class C-1, Industrial Truck Loading: Industrial truck travels with the load and static load during loading and unloading does not exceed capacity of elevator.
          4.Class C-2, Industrial Truck Loading: Industrial truck does not travel with the load and static load during loading and unloading may exceed rated load. Maximum static load shall be 150 percent of rated load.
 
          2.3GATES
 
          A.Gate Design:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options not required.
          1.Single Section Gate:
          a.Top of Operator: Opening height plus 5 feet 5 inches (1651 mm).
          b.Top of Open Gate: Opening height plus 6 feet (1829 mm).
          c.Clearance above Operator: 14 inches (356 mm) for hydraulic elevators.
          d.Clearance above Operator: 24 inches (610 mm) for traction elevators.
          2.Two Section Compound Gate.
          a.Top of Operator: 1-1/2 X Opening height plus 1/2 inch (13 mm).
          b.Top of Open Gate: 1-1/2 X Opening height plus 6-1/2 inches (165 mm).
          3.Two Section Ratio Gate.
          a.Top of Operator: Opening height plus 29 inches (737 mm).
          b.Top of Open Gate: Opening height plus 3 feet (914 mm).
          4.Operation: Power.
          5.Operation: Manual.
          6.Panel: Wire mesh, 10 gauge round wire formed in a 1-3/8 inch (34 mm) mesh, crimped in both directions and welded to a tubular steel frame.
          7.Panel: Wire mesh, 10 gauge round wire formed in a 3/8 inch (9 mm) mesh, crimped in both directions and welded to a tubular steel frame.
          8.Panel: Solid construction.
          9.Height: 6 feet (1830 mm).
          10.Height: Full height.
          11.Material: 18 gauge mild steel, prime painted.
          12.Material: 18 gauge mild steel, air dry enamel finish.
          13.Material: Stainless steel.
 
          B.Gate System: Q Gate System as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          1.Gate Column: Q Gate Column Assembly as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Factory assembled.
          b.Balanced operation with dual stack design.
          c.Sprocket bearing units pre-mounted at top of each gate column.
          d.Molybdenum impregnated nylon bearings.
          e.Top cam weight.
          f.Easy chain adjustments.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Remaining components are for power operated gates. Delete if not required.
          2.Drive Unit: Q Gate Drive Unit as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Easy installation and adjustment.
          b.Dual sealed ball bearing back shaft.
          c.Heavy duty steel frame.
          d.Non-handed.
          e.Timing belt reduction for quiet operation.
          3.Geared Limit Switch: Q Gate Geared Limit Switch as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Easy installation and adjustment.
          b.Dust, oil, and moisture resistant. NEMA 4, NEMA 12, and NEMA 13 compliant.
          c.Non-handed.
          d.Steel to steel and Delrin to Delrin gearing.
          4.Gate Contact: Q Gate Contact as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.UL listed and CSA approved.
          b.ASME A17.1, CSA B44-M90, EN 81-1, and BS 5655-1 compliant.
          c.Rugged, cast iron electrical enclosure with heavy-duty electrostatic powder coat finish.
          d.Dust, oil, and moisture resistant. NEMA 4, NEMA 12, and NEMA 13 compliant.
          e.Self-retained cover screws.
          5.Retiring Cam: Q Series Cam Power Unit as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          a.Streamlined and compact design with belt driven progressive cam.
          b.Quiet and smooth operation.
          c.Durable with oversized motor.
 
          2.4CABS
 
          A.Standard Features:
          1.Enclosure Walls: 14 gauge.
          2.Canopy Top: 12 gauge.
          3.Light Fixtures: Meet all applicable codes. Recessed to maintain clean, efficient, and safe interiors.
          4.Emergency Exit Panel: Hinged to the top of the car enclosure at the front. Includes safety contact.
          5.Cutouts: Reinforced.
          6.Stabilizers: Car-to-frame anti-sway stabilizers.
          7.Finish: Standard gray primer.
          8.Pre-drilled for Courion Car Gate System.
 
          B.Included Optional Features:
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options not required.
          1.Enamel finish.
          2.Powder coat finish.
          3.Stainless steel construction.
          4.Car bumpers, hardwood.
          5.Car bumpers, steel.
          6.Car bumpers, stainless steel.
          7.Top-of-car handrails.
 
          2.5CONTROLS
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete basis of design options not required.
 
          A.Basis of Design: iLEARN Door Control as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          1.Self-adjusting to ensure smooth and quiet operation.
          2.Closed loop monitoring of position of hoistway doors and car gates.
          3.Collects and records door and car gate operational data.
          4.Size: 5 x 8 x 2 inches (127 x 203 x 51 mm).
          5.Input Voltage: 120 VAC.
          6.Communication: CAN bus operating at 125 kbps.
          7.Elevator Control Interconnection Inputs: Retiring cam, inspection, auto open front, auto open rear, hall push button, auto time close, fire service recall, fire service recall landing, fire service phase 2, fire service phase 2 hold.
          8.Enclosure Rating: NEMA 1, 4, 12, and 13, dust, oil, and moisture resistant.
          9.Operating Temperature: 14 to 140 degrees F (-10 to 60 degrees C).
          10.Able to be integrated with Elevator Controls and GAL equipment.
 
          B.Basis of Design: MP Door Control as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          1.Microprocessor based.
          2.Circuitry and components are guaranteed to be long-lasting and dependable.
          3.Superior, solid-state motor control reduces overheating and extend life of door motors.
          4.Adjustments made from simple to use keypad and display.
 
          2.6CARTLIFT AUTOMATIC DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS
 
          A.Basis of Design: CART-MATIC Cartlift Systems as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
 
          B.Components:
          1.Transfer Unit: CART-MATIC Transfer Unit as manufactured and supplied by Courion:
          a.Designed to load and eject carts consistently and automatically.
          b.Telescoping assembly extends past the opening and mechanically couples to the underside of the cart.
          2.Car Enclosure: CART-MATIC Car Enclosure as manufactured and supplied by Courion:
          a.Material: 16 gauge type 304 stainless steel with No. 4 finish.
          b.Lighting: Recessed light fixture.
          c.Platform: Structural steel reinforced platform integral with car enclosure.
          3.Entrance Doors and Car Gate: CART-MATIC Hoistway Entrance Unit as manufactured and supplied by Courion:
          a.Factory assembled bi-parting roomside stainless steel insulated doors, guides, and entrance frame.
          b.Sills: Include recessed cart caster dimples to receive carts.
          c.Door Jambs: Equipped with cart guidance roller assemblies.
          d.Rating: 1-1/2 hour UL Label B.
          4.Cart Guidance System: Cart Guidance System as manufactured and supplied by Courion:
          a.Includes cart caster dimples in sills, jamb roller guides, and cart roller assemblies on side walls of car enclosure.
          b.Designed to coordinate with one another and insure consistent and automatic loading and unloading of material carts.
          5.Door Protection: C.A.R.E. Automatic Reversing Edge as manufactured and supplied by Courion.
          6.Controller: CART-MATIC Door and Transfer Unit Control as manufactured and supplied by Courion:
          a.Customized to facility's unique operational procedures.
          b.Fully operates doors, transfer unit, and other operations needed for proper performance.
          c.Lobby Full Sensors: Prevent cart gridlock.
          d.Cart ON Sensor: Prevent lift from leaving designated floor until cart is on board and ready for travel.
          e.Cart READY Sensor: Reduces cart loading problems by indicating to users that cart has been properly positioned and act as automatic call button.
 
          C.Cart Requirements:
          1.Courion CART COUPLER require on each cart.
          2.Distance from Floor to Underside of Cart: 6-3/8 inches (162 mm) minimum.
          3.Distance from Floor to Underside of CART COUPLER: 4-3/4 inches (121 mm).
          4.Carts must have straight, continuous, parallel bumpers along each side, minimum of 1/2 inch (13 mm) outboard of cart body.
          5.Cart Casters: 5 or 6 inches (127 or 152 mm) in diameter. Two fixed and two swivel.
 
          D.Space Requirements:
          1.Transfer Area: Not less than 48 inches (1220 mm) between end of transferred load and any fixed obstruction.
          2.Service Lobby: Minimum of 1-1/2 cart lengths for dispatch.
          3.Station Level Lobby: Minimum of 2-1/2 cart lengths.
          4.Hoistway Door Width: Width of cart plus 4 inches (102 mm).
          5.Car Width: Width of cart plus 4 inches (102 mm).
          6.Car Depth: Length of cart plus 4 inches (102 mm).
          7.Shaft Width, Hydraulic Lift: Width of cart plus 24 inches (610 mm).
          8.Shaft Width, Traction Lift: Width of cart plus 26 inches (660 mm).
          9.Shaft Depth: Length of car plus 10 inches (254 mm).
          10.Interlock and Cam Area: 8 x 16 inches (203 x 406 mm) minimum.
          11.Clear Overhead: 1-1/12 times door height plus 42 inches (1067 mm) plus space required for lift equipment.
          12.Door and Gate Operator Area: 1/2 the door height plus 16 inches (406 mm).
          13.Car Height: Height of cart plus 2 inches (51 mm).
          14.Hoistway Door Height: Height of cart plus 2 inches (51 mm).
          15.Pit Depth: 1/2 door height plus 4 inches (102 mm) plus additional space required for lift equipment.
 
          PART 3EXECUTION
 
          3.1EXAMINATION
 
          A.Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly constructed and prepared.
 
          B.Hoistway shall be constructed in accordance with ASME A17.1 - Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. Comply with State and Local codes.
 
          C.Hoistway shall be plumb and square within tolerance of manufacturer's requirements.
 
          D.Hoistway shall provide attachment and support of equipment inside hoistway.
 
          E.If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
 
          3.2PREPARATION
 
          A.Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
 
          B.Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
 
          3.3INSTALLATION
 
          A.Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
 
          B.Install the components of the elevator system that are required and that are required by jurisdictional authorities to license the elevator.
 
          3.4FIELD QUALITY CONTROL
 
          A.Field Inspection: Coordinate field inspection in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          B.Perform tests of elevator as required by ASME A17.1 and governing codes.
          ** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include if manufacturer provides field quality control with onsite personnel for instruction or supervision of product installation, application, erection or construction. Delete if not required.
 
          C.Manufacturer's Services: Coordinate manufacturer's services in accordance with appropriate sections in Division 01.
 
          3.5ADJUSTING
 
          A.Adjust elevators for proper operation in accordance with manufacturer/installer's instructions.
 
          B.Adjust elevators for smooth acceleration and deceleration of car so not to cause passenger discomfort.
 
          C.Adjust doors to prevent opening of doors at landing on corridor side, unless car is at rest at that landing, or is in leveling zone and stopping at that landing.
 
          D.Remove and replace damaged components that cannot be successfully repaired as determined by Architect.
 
          3.6CLEANING AND PROTECTION
 
          A.Clean products in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
 
          B.Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
 
         
END OF SECTION