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ASME A17.3-2020 pdf download.Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators.
The American Society ofMechanical Engineers (ASME) has developed and published safety codes and standards for elevators, escalators, and related equipment since the first edition ofA17.1, Safety Code for Elevators and Esca- lators, which was published in 1921. This Code is one ofthe numerous codes and standards that have been or are being developed by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The following publications are of special interest to users of this Code. For prices and availability: Tel: 800-843-2763 Fax: 973-882-1717 E-Mail: [email protected] ASME Website: www.asme.org/shop ASME A17.1/CSA B44, Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators. This American National Standard Safety Code covers the design, construction, installation, opera- tion, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair ofeleva- tors, dumbwaiters, escalators, movingwalks, andmaterial lifts. ASME A17.2, Guide for Inspection ofElevators, Escala- tors, and Moving Walks. This Guidegives detailedproce- dures for the inspection and testing of elevators, escalators, and moving walks required to conform to the Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, A17.1- 1955 and later editions and the Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators, A17.3. Subsections are arranged to focus on periodic inspection and test requirements, as well as acceptance criteria.
Inspection Checklists. The checklist forms shown in ASME A17.2 are posted on the ASME website, www. asme.org. ASME A17.4, Guide for Emergency Personnel. This guide for emergencypersonnel (fire, police, etc.), building owners, lessees, and building operating managers explains the proper procedures to be used for the safe removal of passengers from stalled cars as well as fire- fighters’ service operating procedures. CAN/CSA-B44.1/ASME A17.5 Elevator and Escalator Electrical Equipment. This Code contains requirements for obtaining, labeling, and listing of drive machine controllers, logic controllers, and operating devices for starting, stopping, regulating, controlling, or protecting electric motors, generators, and all other electrical equip- ment for elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwait- ers, wheelchair lifts, and stairway lifts. Published Interpretations. Interpretations of the various A17 standards are published periodically. Interpretations ofA17.1 andA17.2 approvedbytheA17 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- tionsarepublishedwitheachneweditionandsupplement of the applicable standard. A compilation of Interpreta- tions Nos. 2–13 (June 1979–May 1989) has also been published by ASME. ASME A17.1/CSA B44 Handbook. This Handbook augments the ASME A17.1 and CSA B44 Codes with commentary,diagrams,andillustrationsthatareintended to explain the requirements of these Codes.
ASME QEI-1, Standard for the Qualification ofElevator 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 Code. It also includes requirements for the accreditation of organiza- tions thatcertifyinspectors and inspection supervisors as meeting the QEI criteria. 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 person only.
Requests for Cases shall provide a Statement of Need and Background Information. The requestshould identify the Standard and the paragraph, figure, or table number (s), and be written as a Question and Reply in the same format as existing Cases. Requests for Cases should also indicate the applicable edition(s) ofthe Standard to which the proposed Case applies. Interpretations. Upon request, the A17 Standards Committee will render an interpretation of any require- mentofthe Code. Interpretations can only be rendered in response to a written request sent to the Secretary ofthe A17 Standards Committee. Requests for interpretation should preferably be submitted through the online Interpretation S ub mittal Fo rm. The fo rm is acces s ib le at http://go.asme.org/InterpretationRequest. Upon submittal of the form, the Inquirer will receive an auto- matic e-mail confirming receipt.

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