Wire rope discard criteria
Wire rope discard criteria. The intent is to introduce the possibility of supporting the visual examination of the ropes with a non-destructive test
Guidance of ISO 8100-32:2020
Guidance in the use of ISO 8100-32:2020, “Planning and selection of passenger lifts to be installed in office, hotel and residential buildings”
The EN 81-21 harmonised standard
By Giovanni Varisco (Article appeared for the first time on Elevatori magazine n. 1 2018) The EN 81-21 harmonised standard was born over 20 years ago together with the drafting of the first EN [...]
Let there be the Standards! And the Standards were created!
By Giovanni Varisco I enjoy very much speaking about standards... They completely permeate our everyday life following constantly its evolution...
Lift booklet: reconstitution procedure
One of the major problems reported by lift operators, and especially arising during the periodic and extraordinary checks pursuant to articles 13-14 of the Italian Presidential Decree 162/99, was [...]
UNI standards free of charge against Covid-19
UNI (the Italian Standards Authority) has made available, now free of charge from its website, the technical standards that previously could only be obtained for a fee, stating the safety and [...]
Firefighter lifts and the operation in the event of a fire – Part 3
We are continuing with this article to deal with two harmonised European standards which are of fundamental importance for lifts in buildings with fire risks.
Firefighter lifts and the operation in the event of a fire – Part 2
In the present article, we remain focused on the two harmonised European standards that are of fundamental importance for lifts in buildings with a fire risk
Firefighter lifts and the operation in the event of a fire – Part 1
With this article, we will bring to the fore the discussion of two harmonised European standards that are of fundamental importance for lifts in buildings with a fire risk