Hydraulic elevator


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hydraulic elevator

[hī′drȯ·lik ′el·ə‚vād·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
An elevator operated by water pressure. Also known as hydraulic lift.

Hydraulic elevator

An elevator powered by the energy of a liquid under pressure in a cylinder which acts on a piston or plunger to move the elevator car up and down on guide rails.

hydraulic elevator

An elevator powered by the energy of a liquid under pressure in a cylinder which acts on a piston or plunger to move the elevator car. Also see plunger hydraulic elevator; roped hydraulic elevator.
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The restoration included an expansion of the lobby and meeting rooms, the addition of a hydraulic elevator, new bathrooms, installation of central air conditioning, construction of an elliptical staircase capped by a skylight, and the creation of handicapped access.
When a hydraulic elevator has not run for a number of hours (such as overnight), it may be necessary for designated personnel to operate the cars for a few trips.
Over 7,000 square feet of living area includes soaring ceilings, extensive marble, a hydraulic elevator, and an indoor 75-foot lap pool with sliding glass on three sides opening to the outdoors.
If it takes 12 seconds to get to your floor in a hydraulic elevator and you can take that to 9 to 10 seconds, that three seconds every time the elevator runs can add up pretty quickly.
Other facilities were to include a women's health club, medical centre, restaurants and coffee shops, a hotel with a multipurpose hall and a three-storey car park with a hydraulic elevator for vehicles.
Harney, "Stalco performed the final, $700,000 phase of the restoration, which encompassed construction of a two-story, 800-square-font addition that houses a lobby and a hydraulic elevator, inferior restorations within the original, historic structure and construction of the museum's exhibition space.
The hotel and residences will be equipped with 14 KONE MiniSpace and 3 KONE MonoSpace elevators, and one hydraulic elevator.
If you've ever replaced a hydraulic elevator, you know how time-consuming and expensive it is.
Other facilities were to include a women's health club, medical centre, restaurants and coffee shops, a hotel with a multi-purpose hall and a three-storey car park with a hydraulic elevator for vehicles.

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