EDFCS14-Elevator Suspension Systems
Author: ELEVATOR WORLD
Format: CEU (CONTINUING EDUCATION)
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This test is based on Chapter 14 of the Educational Focus book and counts as three contact hours (0.3 CEU) towards recertification. The course is self-study course with a timed online test. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.
Learning Objectives - After reading these articles (pgs 135 - 153) you should have learned about:
- The safe and proper installation of wedge sockets
- The steps to be taken and report to be written on an elevator rope investigation
- How a modernization can affect rope wear and slippage
- How a piece of chalk and a magnet can be used in a rope investigation
- The advantages of steel wire rope
- The application of various types of elevator ropes
- How compensation rope and governor ropes differ from elevator rope
- Lubricants and application methods
- Rust on ropes and its causes
- How compensating weight is mounted
- How to correctly order elevator rope
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Elevator World, Inc. is the largest publisher in the world devoted to the elevator industry: publishing a monthly journal; compiling the Elevator World SOURCE, the most inclusive directory in the industry; publishing numerous books used for industry education; maintaining ELENET, a biweekly email newsletter; and developing the Elevator World online network, a group of specialized websites with more than 70,000 users a month. Elevator World is the publisher and distributor of the print-based materials for the four-year Certified Elevator Technician (CET) Education Program. The company is 62 years old and has played a key role in the transfer of knowledge in the vertical-transportation industry.