ASME A17.1a-2008 pdf download.ASME A17.1aAddenda to ASME A17.1-2007/ CSA B44-07 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators.
1.1.1 Equipment Covered by this Code This Code covers the design, construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of the following equipment and its associated parts, rooms, spaces, and hoistways, where located in or adja- cent to a building or structure (see 1.2): (a) hoisting and lowering mechanisms, equipped with a car, that move between two or more landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to elevators (see 1.3). (b) power-driven stairways and walkways for car- rying persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is not limited to escalators and moving walks (see 1.3). (c) hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a car that serves two or more landings and is restricted to the carrying of material by its limited size or limited access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not limited to dumbwaiters and material lifts (see 1.3). 1.1.2 Equipment Not Covered by this Code Equipment not covered by this Code includes, but is not limited to, the following: (a) personnel hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.4 and CSA-Z185 (b) material hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.5 and CSA-Z256 (c) platform lifts and stairway chairlifts within the scope of ASME A18.1, CSA B355, and CSA B613 (d) manlifts within the scope of ASME A90.1 and CSA B311, and in jurisdictions enforcing NBCC Special Purpose Personnel Elevators (ASME A17.1, Section 5.7) (e) mobile scaffolds and towers; platforms within the scope of ANSI/SIA A92 and CSA-B354 (f) powered platform and equipment for exterior and interior building maintenance within the scope ofASME A120.1 and CSA-Z271 (g) conveyors and related equipmentwithin the scope of ASME B20.1
(h) cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings within the scope of ASME B30, CSA Z150, CSA B167, CSA Z202, and CSA Z248 (i) industrial trucks within the scope of ASME B56 and CSA B335 (j) portable equipment, except for portable escalators, that are covered by 6.1 (k) tiering or piling machines used to move material to and from storage located and operating entirely within one story (l) equipment for feeding or positioning material at machine tools, printing presses, etc. (m) skip or furnace hoists (n) wharf ramps (o) amusement devices (p) stage and orchestra lifts (q) lift bridges (r) railroad car lifts and dumpers (s) mechanized parking garage equipment (t) line jacks, false cars, shafters, moving platforms, and similar equipment used for installing an elevator (u) platform elevators installed in a ship or offshore drilling rig and used for the purpose of loading and unloading cargo, equipment, and personnel (v) dock levelers (freight platform lifts) having a rise of 500 mm (20 in.) or less (w) in Canadian jurisdictions, devices having a rise of2 000 mm (79 in.) or less and used only for the transfer of materials or equipment (x) in jurisdictions enforcing NBCC, mine elevators within the scope of 5.9 1.1.3 Application of Parts This Code applies to new installations only, except Part 1, and 5.10, 8.1, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9, 8.10, and 8.11, that apply to both new and existing installations.
dispatching device, elevator automatic: a device, the principal function of which is to either (a) operate a signal in the car to indicate when the car should leave a designated landing, or (b) actuate its starting mechanism when the car is at a designated landing displacement switch: a device actuated by the displace- ment of the counterweight, at any point in the hoistway, to provide a signal that the counterweight has moved from its normal lane of travel or has left its guide rails. door: the movable portion(s) of an entrance that closes the openings. It consists of one or more solid face panels that are permitted to be equipped with a vision panel. door, folding: a hinged door consisting of two or more panels that fold and move horizontally. door, horizontally sliding: a door that moves horizon- tally. center-opening: a horizontally sliding door con- sisting of two panels, so arranged to open away from each other. center-opening, multiple-speed: a horizontally sliding door consisting of more than two panels, so arranged that the panels or groups of panels open away from each other. multiple-speed: a horizontally sliding door with two or more panels, so arranged to open away from one side. single-speed: a one-panel horizontally sliding door. door or gate, manually operated: a door or gate that is opened and closed by hand. door or gate, power-operated: a door or gate that is opened and closed by a door or gate power-operator. door or gate, self-closing: a manually opened door or gate that closes when released.