Glossary

A list of elevator terms used on our website.

  • Accessible Route
  • ADA
  • ADAAG
  • AHJ
  • ASME A18.1
  • Auto Car Light
  • Automatic Gate Opener
  • C.O.P.
  • Cable Drum
  • Call Station
  • Car Code
  • Car Gate
  • Controller
  • Dome
  • Drive System
  • Duranotic
  • Emergency Battery Lowering (EBL)
  • Hoistway
  • Hoistway Door
  • Home Elevator
  • Homing Device
  • Hydraulic
  • Inclined Platform Lift
  • Landing
  • Machine Room (MR)
  • Machine-Room-Less (MRL)
  • Means of Egress
  • Non-Proprietary Equipment
  • Overhead
  • Pit
  • Rail
  • Rail Jaw
  • Remote Station
  • Residential Elevator
  • Shaft
  • Sheave
  • Stabilizer
  • Traveling Cable
  • Vertical Platform Lift
  • Weight Capacity
  • Winding Drum