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Deflection Requirement of an Elevator Hoist Beam in Canada

anewbieengineer (Structural)
4 Apr 12 2:29
Hi, for an elevator hoist beam that is only used when the elevator is serviced, is there any deflection requirement for it in Canada?
spats (Structural)
4 Apr 12 10:38
Don't know about Canada in particular, but why are you concerned? Any reasonable number will do.
msquared48 (Structural)
4 Apr 12 17:15
Ask the elevator manufacturer if there any tolerances they require.  Other than that, be inventive and perform an EWAG.

Mike McCann
MMC Engineering
http://mmcengineering.tripod.com
 

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