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Different Kinds of Elevators

Hydraulic Elevators

Hydraulic elevators are commonly used in buildings of eight stories or less. There are two subcategories of hydraulic elevator, holed and hole-less. Both use pistons and fluid to carry their cabs upward. These elevators are typically the lowest-cost to both install and maintain. However, their energy usage is higher.
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Different Kinds of Elevators

Hydraulic Elevators

Hydraulic elevators are commonly used in buildings of five stories or less. There are three subcategories of hydraulic elevators: roped, holed and hole-less. All use pistons and fluid to carry their cabs upward. These elevators are typically the lowest cost to both install and maintain; however, their energy usage is higher. Continue reading Different Kinds of Elevators