2017 August Traction for Field Personnel, Part One
Author: ELEVATOR WORLD
Format: CEU (CONTINUING EDUCATION)
Publication Date: 2017
Article Link: Read Article
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This test is based on the article, Traction for Field Personnel, Part One, published in the August 2017 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- Maintenance on suspension members is required by code
- Maintenance must include measurement of rope and sheaves at adequate frequencies to ensure compliance
- The types of friction and how they apply to elevators
- Which sheave grooves are used in the elevator industry
- How a capstan winch can help with visualizing traction force
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