Indian Standards

Recommended Elevator Speed as per Indian Standard : 14005 (Part 2 / Section1) : 2000

No. of Floors Speed
4 to 5 0.5 to 0.75 mps
6 to 12 0.75 to 1.5 mps
12 to 20 Above 1.5 mps

Indian Standards

The following INDIAN STANDARDS provide essential information for planning installations :

Sr. No. Sode No. Year Sode No.
a) IS-14665 2000 Electric Traction Lifts
Part 1 2000 Guidelines for under dimensions of passenger, goods, service and hospital lifts
b) Part 2 2000 Code of practice for installation, operation and maintenance
Section 1 - Passenger and goods lifts
Section 2 - Service Lifts
c) Part 3 2000 Safety Rules
Section 1 - Passenger and goods lifts
Section 2 - Service Lifts
d) Part 4 2001 Components
Section 1 - Lift Buffers
Section 2 - Lift guide rails and guide shoes
Section 3 - Lift car frame, car, counterweight and suspension
Section 4 - Lift car safety gears and Governors
Section 5 - Lift car retiring cam
Section 6 - Lift doors and locking devices and contacts
Section 7 - Lift machine and brakes
Section 8 - Lift wire ropes
Section 9 - Controller operating devices for lifts
e) Part 5 1999 Inspection Manuals
2 IS-14671 1999 Inspection Manuals
3 IS-2147 1962 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures for low switch gear and control gear.
4 IS-2332 1972 Nomenclature of floors and storeys
5 IS-4591 1968 Code of practice for installation and maintenance of escalators