February 2012 Freight Elevator Door Control: An Opportunity for Wireless Tech
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This test is based on the article, Freight Elevator Door Control: An Opportunity for Wireless Technology, published in the February 2012 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. Most courses approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Colordo, 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:
- ASME A17.1/CSA B44 allows wireless technology
- Wireless technology can significantly reduce the number and complexity of hoistway and car top wiring
- Individual wireless freight door controllers for each door and gate can eliminate a machine-room-mounted centralized controllers can use a Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) in a mesh configuration as opposed to a star configuration
- Wireless door controllers need to meet and be tested to Federal Communication Commission standards
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