April 2008 Understanding Traction Hoist
SPECIAL NOTICE: Please check each course for verification of approval before purchasing. This test is based on the article, Understanding Traction Hoist Ropes in Today's Elevator Installations published in the April 2008 issue and counts as 1 Contact Hour (0.1 CEU) towards recertification. Most courses are approved by NAEC for CET/CAT and NAESAI for QEI and in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin. Learning Objectives - After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- Factors that can adversely affect hoist-rope life
- Why lubricating and tensioning hoist ropes are necessary processes
- As elevator machines age, hoist rope life expectancy goes down and why
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