1.1 This specification covers the general design, construction, installation, operation, and testing of shipboard elevators. The requirements contained in this specification apply to automatic, pushbutton, self-service passenger, and store elevators of the winding drum and traction type driven by electric motors. Elevators primarily used for the transportation of personnel shall also be classified as passenger elevators.
1.2 This specification may be issued to obtain any of the following as specified by the ordering information (see 5.1.1).
1.2.1 A preassembled system in a frame structure of adequate strength that will permit installation in an elevator trunk.
1.2.2 A system consisting of all elevator components that can be assembled and installed in an elevator trunk.
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard.
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ASTM F916-85(1993)e1, Standard Specification for Elevators, Shipboard, Electromechanical Passenger, and Stores (Withdrawn 2002), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1993, www.astm.orgBack to Top