hoistway door

hoistway door

A door between an elevator shaft or hoistway and the floor landing, normally closed except when the elevator is stopped at the floor for passengers or freight.
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When a stalled elevator is at or near the floor, the hoistway door should be opened with the unlocking key, if there is a key slot in the door.
In the pit of the hoistway door is accessible from a fixed built-descent device provided.
The project comprises replacement of portions of eight (8) elevators (4 in each north and south core), including traction machines, operation systems (installation of Owner purchased controllers and selectors), car finishes, ceilings and lighting, handrails, car and hoistway doors, signal equipment, wiring and cables, related electrical, etc.
The Buildings Department has received 29 elevator-related complaints and issued 9 violations for elevator problems, including improper fuses and worn door gibs on hoistway doors.