ASME A17.6-2022


Standard for Elevator Suspension, Compensation, and Governor Systems

2023 Edition

Published by ASME International, 03/27/2023

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ASME A17.6 is one of the standards in the field of elevators and escalators published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Please note that standards may be updated over time, so it is advisable to refer to the latest version for the most accurate information.

The full name of ASME A17.6 standard is “A17.6-2017 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, Electrical Equipment, and Electrical and Mechanical Devices.” This standard primarily covers safety provisions related to electrical equipment, and electrical and mechanical devices associated with elevators and escalators.

Here are some key aspects of the ASME A17.6 standard:

  1. Electrical Equipment for Elevators and Escalators: The standard specifies safety requirements for the electrical systems of elevators and escalators, including electric motors, control systems, cables, electrical wiring, and other related components.
  2. Mechanical Equipment for Elevators and Escalators: The standard addresses safety provisions for mechanical systems related to elevators and escalators, such as drive units, brake systems, safety devices, and other mechanical components.
  3. Construction, Installation, and Maintenance of Elevators and Escalators: The standard outlines requirements for the construction, installation, and maintenance of elevators and escalators to ensure their safety and reliability during operation.
  4. Acceptance Tests for Elevators and Escalators: The standard also includes requirements for acceptance tests to ensure that elevators and escalators undergo appropriate testing and validation before being put into service.

Product Details

Revision: 2023 Edition

Published Date: March 27, 2023

Status: Active, Most Current

Document Language: English

Published By: ASME

Page Count: 70



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