|Elevator :||Every lifting machine serving specific levels,
with a carrier moving along guides which are rigid or complete a specified
path inclined at an angle to the horizontal plane, above 15 degrees.
|Passenger lift :
||A lift mainly intended for the transport of passengers.|
|Goods lift :||A lift mainly intended for the transport of goods.|
|Direct acting lift :||Hydraulic lift where the ram or cylinder is directly attached to the car or its sling.|
|Indirect acting lift :||
A hydraulic lift where the ram or cylinder is connected to the car or the car sling by
suspension means (ropes, chains).
Lift designed for small loads and speeds up to 0,15 m/s.
Part of the well between the highest landing served by the car and the ceiling of the well.
|Non return valve :||A valve which allows flow in one direction only.|
|Down direction valve :||Electrically controlled valve in a hydraulic circuit for controlling the descent of the car.|
|Rupture valve :||
A valve designed to close automatically when the pressure drop across the valve, caused by the
increased flow in a pre-determined flow direction, exceeds a pre-set amount.