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  • 1. Escalators &Moving Walksplanning guideThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas

2. Our Commitment to YouKeeping You in Motion.The world is in constant motion. Every day sees a growing flow Table of Contentsof active people winding their way through urban landscapes.This flow creates high demands in a fast-paced environment, Commercial Duty Escalator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-5and ThyssenKrupp Elevators escalators and moving walks Heavy Duty Escalator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6-7convert chaos into simple pleasure. Transit Duty Escalator. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8Escalators and moving walks are an indispensable part of aMoving Walks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9mobile society. Whether in department stores, train stations, I.MOD . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10-11modern stadiums, luxury casinos, hotels, office complexes orEscalator & Moving Walks Options . . . . . . . . . . . . .12airports, ThyssenKrupp Elevator products keep people moving Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13safely and effectively in virtually all areas of public life. Dimensions and Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14This planning guide has been prepared to introduce you to Safety Manual . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15-16ThyssenKrupp Elevators escalators and moving walks, whileInstallation Possibilities. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17-18assisting you with the layout of your projects. Our verticalPreparations by Others. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19-22transportation experts look forward to working with you toSection and Plan View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23implement new and creative ideas. Work by Others . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24For additional assistance with your escalator planning needs,contact your local ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative or call(877) 230-0303.Sustainability. About ThyssenKrupp Elevator.ThyssenKrupp Elevators journey toward sustainability ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer ofhas shown us that we can address todays needs withoutelevators in the Americas, with over 13,500 employees, morecompromising the needs of future generations. Our ability than 200 branch and service locations, and sales of over 2.7to address industry requirements through the developmentbillion US dollars. ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas overseesof sustainable products and practices and achieve our own all business for the operations in the USA, Canada, Centralgoals through reduction in material use, energy and waste,and South Americas. It is a subsidiary of ThyssenKruppencourages us to see where this journey can take us.Elevator AG. The Elevator Technology business area bringstogether the ThyssenKrupp Groups global activities inThyssenKrupp Elevator recognizes the great potential forpassenger transportation systems. With 44,000 employees,reducing the environmental impact of existing escalatorssales of 7.1 billion US dollars in fiscal 2009/2010 andthrough modernizaton and upgrades, which can increase customers in 150 countries, ThyssenKrupp Elevator is oneenergy efficiency, reduce contaminants and eliminateof the worlds leading elevator companies.unnecessary waste.ThyssenKrupp USA, Inc. and its subsidiaries accountWe offer controllers that incorporate E-Save Technology, for approximately 17,500 employees and annual sales ofwhich provides 25-30% energy savings when compared to 6.7 billion US dollars in fiscal year 2009/2010. Through itsconventional escalator controls. This fully ASME A17.1 code-predecessor companies, ThyssenKrupp has been a part ofcompliant product continually monitors passenger load and the US industrial landscape for over 170 years.provides the precise amount of power required. When theescalator is under light or no load, the power to the motor isreduced, effectively lowering energy consumption and costs.When passenger load increases, the power to the motoraccelerates for a smooth and efficient ride. All of this takesplace while maintaining the rated speed of the escalator.2 3. Overview: Escalator and Moving WalksCommercial Duty EscalatorsHeavy Duty EscalatorsTwo models, one distinction.Never have high-traffic escalators looked so good.More design features for modern buildings, includingWhether with a glass or metal balustrade, the heavy-duty models are madeunder-handrail lighting, stainless steel or custom powder-to direct the traffic of tomorrow. Economical, robust and featuring advancedcoated finishes. All models combine attractive design withtechnology, our heavy-duty line is designed specifically for high-traffic,the latest escalator technology for increased comfort and higher-rise institutional applications. Available for both indoor and outdoorsafety. Available for both indoor and outdoor applications. applications.Transit Duty EscalatorsMoving WalksOur most powerful model. Innovative walks.Extremely capable and designed for reliable 24-hour service, A range of lighting systems and balustrade profiles make ThyssenKrupp Elevatorthis escalator was designed for subway and other extreme moving walks the perfect complement for shopping malls, exhibition centershigh-traffic applications, designed with travel heights up and airports. Its innovative design, coupled with state-of-the-art engineering andto 164-0" (50 m). Fully APTA (American Public Transit technology, gives it exemplary qualities for adapting to the prevailing architecture.Association) compliant. Available for both indoor andAvailable for both indoor and outdoor applications.outdoor applications. ThyssenKrupp Elevator outdoor application escalators include as a minimum : Galvanized truss structure, protective chain covers, automatic lubrication, handrails with nylon sliders, stainless steel handrail guides, oil/water separator in lower pit floor and stainless steel fasteners for all exposed surfaces.3 4. Velino: Commercial Duty EscalatorRestrained and inviting.Conspicuously discreet: The Velino Commercial Duty escalator features a designoriented, slim line balustrade. The remarkable lightness of the Velino is due toits 40-inch high balustrade and innovative, almost invisible, handrail guide whichleaves the impression that the handrail rides directly on the glass.The Velino escalators culturedreserve and clean lines neverplace it in competition withthe surrounding architecture.Rather, it leaves the architectwith the opportunity to establishcarefully placed accents in bothnew and existing environments.Remarkable. Dependable.That is what you get from theThyssenKrupp Elevator label. Note: All dimensions in parentheses are in millimeters unless otherwise indicated. Dimensional data shown here comply with the current ASME A17.1 and CSA B44 Safety4 Code for Elevators. Local codes may vary from the national codes. Consult your local ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative for details. 5. Velino:Commercial Duty EscalatorEnduring and elegant.A machine that moves thousands of people every day must be properly equipped todo so. The Velino Commercial Duty escalator is a workhorse, available with a reinforcedaluminum under-handrail profile that can take any passenger volume in stride.ThyssenKrupps Velinoescalator proves thatstability and elegance arenot mutually exclusive. Thebalustrades 3/8 (10mm)thick tempered safety glasspanels and optional under-handrail lighting provide theVelino escalator with strikingaesthetics while performingunder the most demandingof conditions.We have, however, given theVelino escalator more thanjust an attractive look. It isthe most technologicallyadvanced escalatorcurrently available. Dual CPUcontrollers and optional VVVFdrive technology keep theVelino products at the front ofthe class.The Velino escalator is alsoavailable with a hi-deck,stainless steel balustradedesign suitable for buildinglocations where glassbalustrades may not bedesirable; such as wherewalls or other buildingstructures are directlyadjacent to the escalators.Note: All dimensions in parentheses are in millimeters unless otherwise indicated. Dimensional data shown here comply with the current ASME A17.1 and CSA B44 SafetyCode for Elevators. Local codes may vary from the national codes. Consult your local ThyssenKrupp Elevator representative for details. 5 6. Tugela:Heavy Duty EscalatorConvincing over short and long distances.With its discreet 40-inch high glass balustrade, ThyssenKrupps heavy-duty Tugelaescalator fits perfectly into every environment. As much as it flatters the eye of theobserver, it pampers the user with incomparable ride comfort. This escalator is typicallydesigned for higher-rise applications [>33-0 (10058 mm)] and locations where heavycrush loads are the norm,such as conventioncenters, stadiums andairports. Increasedmotor and chain sizing,combined with modifiedhandrail drive and tensioncarriage design, separatethe Tugela from the Velinoproduct line.Naturally, the reinforcedbalustrade is made oftempered safety glass,making it resistant tobumps and knocksfrom bags and cases.Moreover, a world ofcustomized options isavailable, including diverseglass colors and optionalunder handrail lighting.No matter what ideasyou have in mind for yourheavy-duty escalator, weassure you that thesecan be achieved with theTugela escalator.6 7. Tugela:Heavy Duty Escalator Always on track for success. ThyssenKrupps Tugela escalator has performance and efficiency that are evident from a distance. But to regard it as a pure power packet would do it an injustice: its stainless steel, high-deck balustrade design will complement every enclosed environment.Constructed fordemanding operationalrequirements in largetransport facilities orunderground railwaystations, the Tugelaescalator will handle allof your needs.From tropical climates tothe most frigid regions,ThyssenKruppsescalators have youcovered. War