August 2007 Elevator Hoisting
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This test is based on the article, Elevator Hoisting: Maximizing Performance of Ropes in Existing and Improved High-Demand Installations, published in the August 2007 issue and counts as 1 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 of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Learning Objective - After reading this article, you should be able to:
- explain why ropes may not last as long as expected.
- know the factors affecting rope life.
- evaluate the lifespan of hoist ropes.
- give an overview of standard maintenance practices of hoist ropes.
- know the proper means of tensioning hoist ropes and how to check them for equal tension.
- properly document hoist-rope maintenance procedures.
- know the best installation practices for hoist ropes.
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