Hoistway Structures 245

Details the different types of ropes and belts that suspend the elevator car in the hoistway. Describes how suspension means are used in the industry, along with proper handling procedures. Presents details on wire seizing, socketing, embedment methods, and the use of rope wedge clamps. The procedures are based on current ASME Code. Concludes with descriptions of typical suspension means and compensation rope/chain installation procedures.