Inspection Handbook, 7th Edition (Digital)
Author: ZACK MCCAIN
Publication Date: 2019
This new 2019 edition is a complete revision that references code changes through ASME A17.1-2019/CSA B44-19 and ASME A17.3-2015. Several drawings and charts have also been revised. It aids the experienced elevator inspector in assuring compliance with ASME QEI-1. Brimming with tables featuring the effective date of code changes for elevators, escalators and moving walks.
This 7th Edition is intended for the experienced, knowledgeable elevator inspector who is qualified in compliance with ASME QEI-1. It is a convenient field reference. It is not a replacement for the code or Inspectors’ Guide, but simply a quick reference to locate code rules/requirements in the applicable edition.
References to the code refer to ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators and ASME A17.3 Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators. Where A17.3 is referenced, the edition in which the requirement first appeared is identified. The rule/requirement number is given in the referenced edition.
Items are referenced to the ASME A17.2-2017 Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators and Moving Walks.
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Digital | 148 Pages
Zack R McCain, Jr. is a Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers as well as a member of the ASME/ANSI QEI-1 "Standards for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors" since it's beginning in 1982. He is the 1995 recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Safety Codes and Standards Medal and was named a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in October of the same year. McCain is also a Certified Elevator Safety Inspector in accordance with ASME QEI-1 by NAESA. McCain has served as course director and instructor on numerous courses for ASME, has had several articles published in ELEVATOR WORLD magazine and has written several books. McCain received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Lamar State College of Technology (Lamar University) in Beaumont, Texas.