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BS 5900:1999

Superseded
Superseded

A superseded Standard is one, which is fully replaced by another Standard, which is a new edition of the same Standard.

Specification for powered domestic lifts with partially enclosed cars and no lift-well enclosures
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

30-04-2012

Language(s)

English

Published date

15-08-1999

Committees responsible
Foreword
1. Scope
2. Normative references
3, Terms and definitions
4. Information and requirements to be agreed and
       documented
5. General
6. Electrical equipment
7. Liftway protection
8. Guides and fixings
9. Car top clearance
10. Lift car
11. Speed and loading
12. Drive
13. Counterweights
14. Rope and chain drive and suspension systems
15. Hydraulic drive systems
16. Safety gear
17. Testing, examination and servicing
18. Documentation
Annex A (informative) Guidance to purchaser
Annex B (informative) Design considerations
Annex C (informative) Recommendations for the provisions
                      and use of special control devices
Annex D (informative) Method of test for the determination of
                      the fire resistance of the seal between
                      the underside of a lift car and the
                      ceiling of the lower level served
Annex E (informative) Examples of design calculations for
                      the hydraulic ram
Annex F (normative) Certificate of test and examination
                      after installation
Annex G (informative) In-use periodic examinations, tests
                      and servicing
Annex H (informative) Example of certificate of acceptance
                      by purchaser/user
Annex I (informative) Example of certificate for periodic
                      examination
Bibliography
Figure 1 - Control circuit supply circuit
Figure 2 - Liftway protection
Figure 3 - Rated load in relation to floor area
Figure 4 - Typical load plate
Figure 5 - Rope groove profiles
Figure 6 - Angle of fleet
Figure 7 - Typical direction label for manual operation
Figure E.1 - Ram wall thickness
Figure E.2 - Flat base with relieving grooves
Figure E.3 - Cambered base
Figure E.4 - Flat base with welded flange
Figure E.5 - Examples of single-jack arrangements
Figure E.6 - Examples of push-type telescopic jack
              arrangements without external guidance
Figure E.7 - Examples of push-type telescopic jack
              arrangements with external guidance
Table E.1 - Key to symbols and constants for ram
              calculations

Defines requirements for designing, constructing and installing powered domestic lifts designed for use by persons with impaired mobility travelling between fixed floor levels in private homes. Applicable to lifts serving only two floors, which have partially enclosed cars but not lift-well enclosures.

Committee
MHE/4
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes 94/707080 DC and BS 5900(1991) (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2006. (10/2006)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
42
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded

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