Elevator safety gear is the part of elevator, which is the safety protection device for protecting elevator runs safely. Elevator safety gear is operated by elevator overspeed governor, the function is that stops the elevator car and holds the elevator car at the elevator guide rail in an emergency when the running speed of elevator car exceeds the set speed by elevator overspeed governor, or elevator suspension rope is in broken or loose situation. Elevator safety gear provides effective protection for elevator running in safe; usually it is installed on the elevator car or counterweight frame.
Types of Elevator safety gear
In accordance with the different structure of its brake components, elevator safety gear can be divided into wedge-shaped block, eccentric gear, and roller. According to stop distance, it can be divided into instantaneous safety gear and progressive safety gear.
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