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Author: ZACK MCCAIN & John Koshak
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Elevator Maintenance Manual - 3rd Edition

This must-have manual has now been updated with references to acceptance and periodic tests of elevators through the ASME A17.1/CSA B44 2016 edition requirements.

Maintenance on New Equipment Designs: Application of the MCP to MRL Elevators (Print)

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Maintenance Control Program and MRL Elevator Inspections Presentation (Video)

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Purchase the Elevator Maintenance Manual, Maintenance Field Handbook, Maintenance on New Equipment Designs, 2nd Edition and John Koshak's video presentation Maintenance Control Program and MRL Elevator Inspections.

Elevator Maintenance Manual: An in-depth guide, designed for the service technician, covering elevator maintenance programs and practices as related to electric and hydraulic elevators. Also covers, escalators and moving walks. This publication is a comprehensive "how-to" guide that can be used for training classes or home study. In addition to technical material, the manual presents topics such as: Public Relations, Maintenance Safety, Maintenance Control and Trouble Shooting.

The Maintenance Field Handbook: A pocket-sized companion to the Maintenance Manual designed for the service mechanic to take into the field. It contains over 75 charts and guides to be used by the mechanic on a service route.

Maintenance on New Equipment Designs, 2nd Edition: Since 2010, many changes to the ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators have happened. With the expiration of several patents for MRL designs with their unique components and driving machine locations, many more companies are now designing and installing similar systems. Due to the the advent of these new technologies, ASME A17.6/CSA B44-6 includes these additions for guidance on their manufacture and application. Many changes were made to ASME A17.1/CSA B44 section 8.6 since the 2008 edition, and the latest Code is the 2022 edition. This new edition of Maintenance On New Equipment Designs covers these changes.

Maintenance Control Program and MRL Elevator Inspections: This presentation by John Koshak, gives the viewer an in-depth look at the Maintenance Control Program with detailed explanation of code requirements. The presentation will focus on:

  • The differences involved in working safely on legacy equipment vs. MRLs
  • Elevator equipment code compliance
  • Maintenance of elevator components
  • Development and maintenance of current Maintenance Records
  • Providing wiring diagrams
  • Implementation of monthly Fire Service Tests

    Also Available: Continuing Education Maintenance Courses

Author Bio

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.

John Koshak is head and founder of Elevator Safety Solutions, Inc. Directly prior to reactivating the company in September 2008, Koshak served as director of Codes and Standards for North America for ThyssenKrupp Elevator. He was formerly in research at ThyssenKrupp Research, Innovation and Design. Koshak got his start in the industry in 1980 with Westinghouse Elevator Co. and has worked for Dover Elevator, Amtech Elevator and Adams Elevator Equipment Co., where he was vice president of Technical Support. He was a National Elevator Industry Educational Program instructor from 1982 to 1991, designed the LifeJacket hydraulic-elevator safety and holds several patents for elevator-component designs. Koshak is a member of the ASME A17 Standards Committee and a regent of the Elevator Escalator Safety Foundation.

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