Vertical Platform Lifts - Handilift-SE Specifications
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PART 1 - GENERAL
|To furnish all labor, materials and equipment necessary or required
to complete the installation of the lift as indicated on the Drawings
and Specifications. This specification is intended to cover the
complete installation of the Concord HANDILIFT-SE (SEMI-ENCLOSED)
Vertical Wheelchair Platform Lift design.
1.2 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
|Lift assembly shall consist of a platform, guide system, panels
and gates, self-contained Acme Screw drive unit, control system,
signals and alarms, electrical wiring, and parts and accessories
necessary to provide required performance operation and code and
1.3 QUALITY ASSURANCE
1.3.2 Requirements of the Regulatory Agencies
a) Fabricate and install work in compliance with all applicable jurisdictional
b) File shop drawings and submissions to local authorities as the information
is made available. Company pre-inspection and jurisdictional authority
inspections and permits are to be made on a timely basis as required.
Work will include all inspections and re-inspections required to ensure
licenses are issued.
1.3.3 Subcontractor Qualifications
a) Execute work of this specification only by a contractor/company who
has adequate product and public liability insurance in excess of one million
b) Skilled tradesmen must be employees of the contractor and perform the
work on a timely basis. Employees must be trained by the manufacturer
and be supervised by the lift contractor.
No substitutions will be considered unless written request for approval
has been submitted by the bidder and received by the architect at least
10 days before the date of receipt of bids. Each such request shall include
a complete description of the proposed substitute including drawings,
test data, photographs, and any other information needed for consideration.
PART 2 - PREPARATORY WORK BY OTHERS
2.1 The following preparatory work to accommodate the lift is to be done
2.1.1 Permanent 110 volt 20 amp power to operate the lift to be provided
from a Lockable Fused/Cartridge Type Disconnect Switch. Refer to architectural
drawings for permanent power specifications and location of disconnect.
Temporary power may be provided to expedite the installation of lift.
2.1.2 Provide clear access to lift installation location and remove all
obstacles before lift delivery and installation.
2.1.3 Provide adequate overhead clearances as required by the applicable
code and as per drawings.
2.1.4 Provide a substantial level floor (pit) slab as indicated on lift
contractors shop drawings.
2.1.5 Provide finish grouting, and masonry around walls, ceilings, and
2.1.6 Provide adequate lighting at lift areas as required by the applicable
PART 3 - SUBMITTALS
3.1 SHOP DRAWINGS
The shop drawings shall show a complete layout of the lifting equipment
detailing dimensions, clearances and location of lift equipment. Including
a) Drawings showing the dimensions including plans, elevations, and sections
to show equipment locations and their relationship to surroundings.
b) Anchorage and clearance requirements.
c) Load and reaction drawings.
4.1 MANUFACTURER / PRODUCT
Lift shall be the Concord HANDILIFT-SE (SEMI-ENCLOSED) Vertical Wheelchair
Platform Lift by:
Mobility Elevator, 4 York Avenue, West Caldwell, NJ - PH: (800) 441-4181 or (973) 618-9545 - FAX: (973) 618-9638
| Rated Load:
|| 750 lbs. (341 kg)
||8 fpm (0.04 m/s)
|Travel Distance (Up to 12' (3568m)
|| as per drawings ______________
||110 Volts, 1 Phase, 20 Amps min.
||Baked Electrostatic Polyester Gloss
4.2.1 The lift shall have all necessary signs, capacity plates, and data
signs as per the Local and national Codes and Standards.
4.2.2 A capacity plate indicating the rated load in pounds and kilograms
and operating instructions shall be furnished by the manufacturer and fastened
in a conspicuous place at each landing and in the platform. The capacity
plate and operating instructions will be engraved on non-glare, micro-surface,
white letters on a blue background, self-adhesive, flexible plastic material.
The letters and figures stating the capacity shall not be less than 1/4"
4.3 LIFT PLATFORM (CAR)
4.3.1 FRAME AND SIDE GUARD PANELS
Aluminum platform frame 42 1/4" high (1073 mm) with steel insert.
Formed steel with anti-skip sheeting.
4.3.3 GRAB RAIL
A single grab rail with both ends returned to the wall shall be located
on the control wall of the carriage.
4.3.4 CAR OPERATING PANEL
Shall consist of constant pressure illuminated buttons,, an emergency
stop and alarm button, low oil light indicator, and an ON/OFF key switch
mounted on a removable stainless steel panel (type 304 #4 stainless steel
finish). The key shall only be removable when the key is in the OFF position.
4.4.1 The Vertical Platform Lift will be equipped with a self closing
lower gate, platform gate, and top landing gate. The lower landing and
platform gates will open simultaneously when at the lower landing.
4.4.2 The non-exit sides of the platform are protected by 42 1/4"
high platform walls.
4.4.3 An aluminum frame enclosure with steel inserts
that extends a minimum of 4" above the upper landing is provided
around the platform to prevent access to the underside of the platform.
A smooth vertical fascia or wall shall be fastened securely from the upper
landing sill to the level of the lower landing sill.
4.4.4 All gates are to be equipped with interlocks to prevent them from
opening if the unit is outside the door zone.
4.5 DRIVE UNIT AND CONTROLS
The drive unit and controller shall be enclosed in the mast. The controller
and drive unit shall be pre-wired and tested before shipment. Control
circuitry is to be PCB mounted as an integral unit.
4.6 ACME SCREW
1" O.D. , Class 2G, 5 pitch. Self-lubricating nut and screw drive.
4.7 SAFETY DEVICE
Integral "Back up" Safety Nut. In the event of failure of the
main drive nut, the "Back up" Safety Nut will engage and trip
a switch to stop the car automatically.
4.8 NORMAL TERMINAL STOPPING DEVICES
Normal terminal stopping devices shall be electro-mechanically sensed
at the top and bottom of runway to stop the car automatically.
4.9 FINAL LIMIT STOPPING DEVICE
A final stopping device shall be electrically sensed and stop the lift
should the lift pass the upper normal terminal stopping device and remove
the electrical power to the control circuit.
4.10 PIT SWITCH
Switch located at the base of the mast, when tripped will remove the electrical
power to the control circuit and stop the car.
4.11 EMERGENCY MANUAL LOWERING
The top of the Acme Screw must accessible and equipped such that the screw
may be turned by using a hand crank to lower the platform.
4.12 GUIDE RAILS AND BRACKETS
4.12.1 Steel "T" guide rails and brackets shall be used to guide
the platform and sling.
4.12.2 Guide rail shall form part of the structural integrity of the unit
and be integral to the mast enclosure, ensuring stability and minimum
platform deflection when loaded.
4.13 CAR SLING
4.13.1 Car sling shall be fabricated from steel members with adequate
bracing to support the platform and car.
4.13.2 Guide shoes shall be mounted on the top and bottom of the car sling
to engage the guide rails.
4.13.3 Guide shoes to be solid slipper type.
4.13.4 The car sling arms shall be detachable.
All wiring and electrical connections shall comply with applicable Codes,
insulated wiring shall have flame retardant and moisture proof outer covering
and shall be run in conduit or electrical wire ways.
Electrostatically applied baked polyester powder coating paint finish.
PART 5 - EXECUTION
All site dimensions shall be taken to ensure that tolerances and clearances
have been maintained and meet local regulations.
Pre-inspect the construction and service requirements for "Work by
Others." These requirements will be included in drawings, diagrams,
engineering data sheets and special instructions before the work commences.
PART 6 - WARRANTY
The lift contractor shall provide three (3) months free service from
date of approval by local authorities. The entire lift and all component
parts shall carry a one (1) year limited warranty. The warranty shall
be for the replacement at no cost of defective parts but shall not include
the labor costs required to replace the defective part or parts.
PART 7 - OWNERS INSTRUCTION AND MANUAL
After installation is completed, the contractor shall instruct the owner
in the proper use, operation and maintenance requirements of the lift. Instructions
to also include emergency procedures and safety rules and precautions. Contractor
shall also supply the owner with an Owners Manual detailing the operating,
safety, and maintenance procedures of the lift.