October 2019 Ropes and Traction
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This test is based on the article, Ropes and Traction, published in the October 2019 issue and counts as one contact hour (0.1 CEU) of elevator industry continuing education credit. 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.
After reading this article, you should have learned about:
- An introduction to different roping systems
- The basic structure of typical steel wire ropes and the reason they are used in an electric elevator system
- The terminology of elevator hoist ropes
- The desirable requirements of steel wire ropes
- The importance of rope lubrication and its implication on rope life
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