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Escalator Safety and the Riding Public (PDF: 360KB)

Feature article: Escalator Safety and the Riding Public
Code Corner article: What is the Performance Based Code (PBC)?

 Accessibility (PDF: 293KB)

Feature article: Accessibility
Code Corner article: When is an elevator repair a modernization?

 Elevator/Escalator Maintenance Tasks and Procedures (PDF: 273KB)

Feature article: Elevator/Escalator Maintenance Tasks and Procedures
Code Corner article: Requirement 6.1.3.6.6 Floor Opening Protection Adjacent to Escalator Wellway will be deleted in the next edition of ASME A17.1.

 Electricity – Danger In Daily Routines (PDF: 195KB)

Feature Article: Electricity – Danger In Daily Routines
Code Corner article: 8.6.10.5 Escalator or Moving Walk Startup

 Time and Schedule is Expensive in Elevator and Escalator Projects! (PDF: 224KB)

Feature Article: Time and Schedule is Expensive in Elevator and Escalator Projects!
Code Corner article: Escalator Safety Zone and Retroactive Requirements of ASME A17.1 Part 8

 The Maintenance Audit (PDF: 168KB)

Feature Article: The Maintenance Audit
Code Corner article: Maintenance Requirements in Section 8.6 of ASME A17.1 dramatically affect existing installations

 The Process Drives the Software (PDF: 812KB)

Feature Article: Computerized Maintenance Management System within Remote Monitoring
Code Corner article: Use of Freight Elevators for Passengers 

 Parametricoder™ Time and Displacement Encoding System (PDF: 701KB)

Feature Article: Parametricoder™ Time and Displacement Encoding System
Code Corner article: Existing Elevators on Standby Power

 Elevator and Escalator Safety (PDF: 397KB)

Feature Article: Elevator and Escalator Safety
Code Corner article: Floor Opening Protection Adjacent to Escalator Wellway

 Sustainable Design – New Elevator Technology (PDF: 162KB)

Feature Article: Sustainable Design – New Elevator Technology
Code Corner article: Introduction

 Applying the ASME A17.1 Elevator Code to Elevator Modernization (PDF: 179KB)

Feature Article: Elevator Modernization Tips
Code Corner article: Applying the ASME A17.1 Elevator Code to Elevator Modernization

With questions regarding code referenced in VTX's Code Corner articles, please contact David P. Hansen, CEI, President of VTX.