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ASME A17.2-2012 pdf download.Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks.
DEFINITIONS For definitions, see Section 3 of the ASME A17.1d–2000 and earlier editions (Section 1.3, A17.1–2000/B44-00 and later editions). ASME ELEVATOR PUBLICATIONS This Guide is one of the numerous codes and stan- dards that have been or are being developed and pub- lished by the American Society ofMechanical Engineers. The followingpublications are ofspecial interestto users of this Guide. For prices and availability, contact: ASME Order Department 22 Law Drive Box 2900 Fairfield, NJ 07007-2900 Tel: 800-843-2763 Fax: 973-882-1717 E-Mail: [email protected] ASME Website: www.asme.org/catalog ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. This American National Standard Safety Code covers the design, construction, installation, oper- ation, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of ele- vators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, and material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices. Inspection Checklists. The checklist forms shown in Nonmandatory Appendices A and B of this book are posted on the ASME Website: www.asme.org. ASME A17.3 Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators. This Code covers retroactive requirements for existing elevators and escalators. The purpose of this Code is to establish minimum requirements that will provide a reasonable degree of safety for the general public. While many of these requirements will also increase the degree of safety for the elevator mechanic and inspector, this area has not been addressed at this time. ASME A17 CD-ROM for Elevators and Escalators. This CD-ROM contains the ASME A17.1, A17.2, and A17.3 standards. In addition, it contains the published inter- pretations applicable to these standards. ASME A17.4 Guide for Emergency Personnel. This Guide for emergency personnel (fire, police, etc.), build- ing owners, lessees, and building operating managers explains the proper procedures to be used for the safe removal of passengers from stalled cars. xix CSA B44.1/ASME A17.5 Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. This Code contains requirements for obtaining, labeling, and listing electrical equipment for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, material lifts, platform lifts, and stairway lifts. ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7 Performance-Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. This American National Standard performance-based safety code cov- ers the design, construction, installation, operation, test- ing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, and material lifts. Published Interpretations. Interpretations of the vari- ous A17 standards are published periodically. Interpretations of A17.1 and A17.2 approved by the A17 Committee from June 14, 1972 through June 1979 were published in a separate book in 1980. Starting with the 1981 edition of the Code, interpreta- tions are published with each new edition and supple- ment of the applicable standard. A compilation of Interpretations Nos. 2–13 (June 1979–May 1989) has also been published by ASME. A compilation of all interpre- tations can also be obtained through the A17 CD-ROM. Handbookon A17.1/B44 SafetyCode. This Handbook augments the A17.1/B44 Codes with commentary, dia- grams, and illustrations that are intended to explain the requirements of the A17.1/B44 Code. The commentary contained in the Handbook is the opinion of the author and has not been approved by the A17 Committee or the B44 Technical Committee. QEI-1 Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors. This Standard covers requirements for the qualification and duties of inspectors and inspection supervisors engaged in the inspection and testing of equipment within the scope of the A17.1/B44 Code. ASME A18.1 Safety Standard for Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts. This safety Standard covers the design, construction, installation, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, and repair of inclined stairway chairlifts and inclined and vertical platform lifts intended for transportation of a mobility impaired per- son only. CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE A17 COMMITTEE ASME codes and standards are developed and main- tained with the intent to represent the consensus of con- cerned interests. As such, users of this and other ASME A17 codes and standards may interact with the Commit- tee by requesting interpretations, proposing revisions, and attending committee meetings. Correspondence should be addressed to: Secretary, A17 Standards Committee The American Society of Mechanical Engineers Three Park Avenue New York, NY 10016-5990 E-mail: [email protected]

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