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    Lifts, escalators and moving walks Passenger and goods lifts - Electrohydraulic

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF 1 User, PDF 3 Users, PDF 5 Users, PDF 9 Users

    Superseded date:  30-06-2017

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    Published date:  01-01-1995

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    1 - AS 1735.3-1995 LIFTS, ESCALATORS AND MOVING WALKS - PASSENGER AND GOODS LIFTS-ELECTROHYDRAULIC
    4 - PREFACE
    5 - CONTENTS
    8 - SECTION 1 SCOPE AND GENERAL
    8 - 1.1 SCOPE
    8 - 1.2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    9 - 1.3 DEFINITIONS
    9 - 1.3.1 Elastomer buffer
    9 - 1.3.2 Pawl device
    9 - 1.3.3 Safety rope
    9 - 1.3.4 Telescopic rams and cylinders
    9 - 1.3.5 Multiple-axis telescoping rams and cylinders
    9 - 1.3.6 Stored energy pumping system
    10 - SECTION 2 SPEED
    11 - SECTION 3 PRESSURE TEST AFTER ERECTION
    11 - SECTION 4 BEAMS, SUPPORTS, AND FOUNDATIONS FOR CYLINDERS, MACHINES AND OVERHEAD SHEAVES
    12 - SECTION 5 MACHINE ROOMS
    12 - 5.1 GENERAL
    12 - 5.2 MACHINE ROOM LOCATION RELATIVE TO LIFT WELL
    12 - 5.3 COMMUNICATIONS
    12 - 5.4 LIFT MOVEMENT OBSERVATION
    14 - SECTION 6 ACCESS TO OVERHEAD SHEAVES
    15 - SECTION 7 HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT
    15 - 7.1 GENERAL
    15 - 7.2 RAMS
    15 - 7.2.1 General
    15 - 7.2.2 Material
    15 - 7.2.3 Ram design
    15 - 7.2.3.1 General
    15 - 7.2.3.2 Buckling calculations
    15 - 7.2.3.3 Pressure calculations
    15 - 7.2.3.4 Tensile stress calculations
    15 - 7.2.4 Ram connection
    16 - 7.2.5 Ram joints
    19 - 7.2.6 Ram stops
    19 - 7.2.7 Car stops for upward travel
    19 - 7.2.8 Ram ends subject to fluid pressure
    19 - 7.2.9 Ram-follower guide
    19 - 7.2.10 Head guide
    19 - 7.3 CYLINDERS
    19 - 7.3.1 Materials
    19 - 7.3.2 Cylinder design
    20 - 7.3.3 Clearance at bottom of cylinder
    20 - 7.3.4 Cylinder and ram ends
    20 - 7.3.4.1 General
    20 - 7.3.4.2 Thickness of cylinder end
    20 - 7.3.4.3 Dished seamless ends convex to pressure
    20 - 7.3.4.4 Reinforced ends
    20 - 7.3.4.5 Ends subject to mechanical loads in addition to fluid pressure loads
    20 - 7.3.5 Collection of oil leakage
    20 - 7.3.6 Bleeding off air or gas
    22 - 7.3.7 Cylinder protection
    22 - 7.3.8 Cylinder restraint
    22 - 7.3.9 Multiple cylinders
    22 - 7.3.10 Multiple-axis telescoping cylinders
    22 - 7.4 HYDRAULIC LINES
    22 - 7.4.1 General
    22 - 7.4.1.1 General
    22 - 7.4.1.2 Length
    22 - 7.4.1.3 Supports
    22 - 7.4.1.4 Lines and fittings
    23 - 7.4.2 Rigid lines and fittings
    23 - 7.4.2.1 Pressure ratings of lines and fittings
    23 - 7.4.2.2 Assembly precautions
    23 - 7.4.3 Hoses
    23 - 7.4.3.1 Hoses and fittings
    23 - 7.4.3.2 Location
    23 - 7.4.3.3 Supports
    23 - 7.4.3.4 Installation
    25 - 7.5 VALVES
    25 - 7.5.1 General
    25 - 7.5.1.1 Working pressures
    25 - 7.5.1.2 Location
    25 - 7.5.2 Pump relief valve
    25 - 7.5.2.1 Provision
    26 - 7.5.2.2 Type and location
    26 - 7.5.2.3 Setting
    26 - 7.5.2.4 Size
    26 - 7.5.2.5 Sealing
    26 - 7.5.3 Check valve
    26 - 7.5.4 Door lock valve
    26 - 7.5.5 Flow restriction (pipe rupture) valve
    27 - 7.5.6 Manual operation
    27 - 7.5.6.1 Moving the car downward
    27 - 7.5.6.2 Moving the car upward
    27 - 7.5.7 Low pressure valve
    27 - 7.5.8 Down direction valves
    27 - 7.6 TANKS
    27 - 7.6.1 Material
    27 - 7.6.2 Capacity
    27 - 7.6.3 Means for checking liquid level
    27 - 7.6.4 Covers and venting
    28 - 7.6.5 Factor of safety
    28 - 7.7 AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT LOCATION
    29 - 7.8 STORED ENERGY PUMPING SYSTEM
    30 - SECTION 8 CLEARANCES FOR CARS AND COUNTERWEIGHTS
    30 - 8.1 DIRECT-ACTING ELECTROHYDRAULIC LIFTS
    30 - 8.1.1 Clearance at bottom of car
    30 - 8.1.1.1 General
    30 - 8.1.1.2 Mechanical clearance
    30 - 8.1.1.3 Person clearance
    30 - 8.1.2 Car buffer clearance
    30 - 8.1.3 Top overtravel
    31 - 8.1.4 Top overtravel clearance
    31 - 8.1.5 Standing area
    32 - 8.1.6 Clearance at top of flying counterweight
    32 - 8.1.7 Clearance at bottom of flying counterweight
    32 - 8.2 SUSPENDED ELECTROHYDRAULIC LIFTS (INDIRECT)
    32 - 8.2.1 Clearance at bottom of car
    32 - 8.2.1.1 General
    32 - 8.2.1.2 Mechanical clearance
    32 - 8.2.1.3 Person clearance
    33 - 8.2.2 Car buffer clearance
    33 - 8.2.3 Compressed ram clearance
    33 - 8.2.4 Clearance above car with ram fully extended
    33 - 8.2.5 Top overtravel
    33 - 8.2.6 Clearance at top of flying counterweight
    33 - 8.2.7 Clearance at bottom of flying counterweight
    35 - SECTION 9 BUFFERS AND HOLDING DEVICES
    35 - 9.1 CAR BUFFERS
    35 - 9.1.1 General
    35 - 9.1.2 Location
    35 - 9.1.3 Solid buffers
    35 - 9.1.4 Spring buffers
    35 - 9.1.4.1 Load rating
    36 - 9.1.4.2 Stroke
    36 - 9.1.4.3 Rating plate
    36 - 9.1.5 Oil buffers
    36 - 9.1.5.1 Load rating
    36 - 9.1.5.2 Stroke
    36 - 9.1.5.3 Retardation
    36 - 9.1.5.4 Factor of safety for oil buffer parts
    36 - 9.1.5.5 Slenderness ratio for members of oil buffers
    36 - 9.1.5.6 Plunger-return requirements
    36 - 9.1.5.7 Buffer oil specification
    36 - 9.1.5.8 Means of determining oil level
    36 - 9.1.5.9 Rating plate
    37 - 9.1.5.10 Acceptance of oil buffers
    37 - 9.1.5.11 Change in design
    37 - 9.1.6 Elastomer buffers
    37 - 9.1.6.1 Load rating
    37 - 9.1.6.2 Stroke
    37 - 9.1.6.3 Rating plate
    37 - 9.1.6.4 Retardation
    37 - 9.2 DEVICES TO HOLD CAR ABOVE LOWEST FLOOR
    38 - 9.3 COUNTER WEIGHT BUFFERS
    38 - 9.4 FLYING COUNTERWEIGHT BUFFERS
    38 - 9.5 PAWL DEVICES
    40 - SECTION 10 PITS
    40 - 10.1 GENERAL
    40 - 10.2 PITS NOT EXTENDING TO LOWEST FLOOR OF BUILDING
    40 - SECTION 11 LIFTWELL ENCLOSURES
    41 - SECTION 12 LANDING DOORS
    41 - 12.1 PROVISION
    41 - 12.2 GENERAL
    41 - 12.3 CLOSING OF LANDING DOORS
    41 - 12.3.1 General
    41 - 12.3.2 Horizontally operated doors
    41 - 12.3.2.1 Manually operated
    41 - 12.3.2.2 Power-operated
    41 - 12.3.3 Vertical sliding doors
    41 - 12.3.3.1 Manually operated
    41 - 12.3.3.2 Power-operated
    41 - 12.3.4 Vertical bi-parting doors
    41 - 12.3.4.1 Manually operated
    41 - 12.3.4.2 Power-operated
    42 - 12.3.5 Hinged doors
    43 - SECTION 13 LOCKING OF LANDING DOORS
    43 - 13.1 GENERAL
    43 - 13.2 PARKING OF ATTENDANT-CONTROLLED CARS
    43 - SECTION 14 DOOR LOCKS
    44 - SECTION 15 CLEARANCES IN LIFTWELLS AND ENCLOSURES
    44 - 15.1 GENERAL
    44 - 15.2 FLUSHNESS OF LIFTWELL
    44 - SECTION 16 PIPING, OR SIMILAR, IN LIFTWELLS OR MACHINE ROOMS
    45 - SECTION 17 SUSPENSION, GOVERNOR AND SAFETY ROPES
    46 - SECTION 18 ROPE ATTACHMENTS AND FITTINGS
    46 - SECTION 19 SHEAVES AND PULLEYS
    46 - SECTION 20 COUNTERWEIGHTS AND FLYING COUNTERWEIGHTS
    46 - 20.1 GENERAL
    46 - 20.2 PITGUARDS
    46 - 20.3 FLYING COUNTERWEIGHT OVERTRAVEL LIMIT SWITCH
    46 - 20.4 MASS OF FLYING COUNTERWEIGHT
    47 - SECTION 21 GUIDES FOR LIFT CARS AND COUNTERWEIGHTS
    47 - 21.1 GENERAL
    47 - 21.2 STRESSES AND DEFLECTIONS IN STEEL CAR GUIDE RAILS
    47 - 21.2.1 Direct-acting lifts
    47 - 21.2.2 Suspended lifts with safety gear
    47 - 21.2.3 Cantilevered car retention
    48 - SECTION 22 RATED CAR CAPACITY AND CLASSES OF LOADING
    48 - SECTION 23 CAR CONSTRUCTION
    48 - 23.1 GENERAL
    48 - 23.2 CAR FRAMES FOR DIRECT-ACTING LIFTS
    48 - SECTION 24 CAR DOORS
    48 - SECTION 25 POWER OPERATION OF CAR AND LANDING DOORS
    49 - SECTION 26 ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION
    49 - 26.1 GENERAL
    49 - 26.2 CONTROLLERS
    49 - SECTION 27 EARTHING
    49 - 27.1 GENERAL
    49 - 27.2 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS INSTALLED ON CARS
    50 - SECTION 28 PRECAUTIONS IN WIRING
    50 - SECTION 29 OPERATING DEVICES AND CONTROL EQUIPMENT
    50 - 29.1 GENERAL
    50 - 29.2 OPERATING IN THE EVENT OF SUB-MAINS SUPPLY FAILURE
    51 - SECTION 30 ELECTRICAL PROTECTIVE DEVICES
    51 - 30.1 GENERAL
    51 - 30.1.1 Compliance with AS 1735.2
    51 - 30.1.2 Variations from AS 1735.2
    51 - 30.2 TOP OVER TRAVEL LIMIT SWITCH
    51 - 30.3 ANTI-CREEP LEVELLING DEVICE
    51 - 30.4 NORMAL LIMIT SWITCHES
    51 - 30.5 DOOR LOCK VALVE TEST SWITCH
    51 - 30.6 FLYING COUNTERWEIGHT OVERTRAVEL LIMIT SWITCH
    51 - 30.7 RECYCLING SYNCHRONIZATION
    52 - SECTION 31 TERMINAL STOPPING DEVICES
    52 - 31.1 GENERAL
    52 - 31.2 NORMAL LIMIT SWITCHES (SLOWING DOWN AND STOPPING)
    52 - 31.2.1 General
    52 - 31.2.2 Location
    52 - 31.2.3 Switches in machine rooms
    52 - 31.3 TOP OVERTRAVEL LIMIT SWITCHES
    52 - 31.3.1 Operation
    53 - 31.3.2 Setting
    53 - 31.4 ANTI-CREEP LEVELLING DEVICE
    53 - 31.5 FLYING COUNTERWEIGHT BOTTOM OVERTRAVEL LIMIT SWITCH
    54 - SECTION 32 INDICATORS, ANNUNCIATORS, ALARMS, TELEPHONES AND THE LIKE
    54 - SECTION 33 CAR AND COUNTERWEIGHT SAFETY GEAR
    54 - 33.1 GENERAL
    54 - 33.2 TRIPPING OF TYPE 'A' SAFETY GEAR BY SAFETY ROPE
    55 - SECTION 34 SPEED GOVERNORS
    56 - SECTION 35 SAFETY DEVICE SELECTION
    57 - APPENDIX A - NOTATION
    58 - APPENDIX B - MEDIUM DENSITY POLYETHYLENE (MDPE)
    59 - INDEX

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Sets out requirements for electrohydraulic lifts for carrying passengers and goods. The Standard is complementary to AS 1735.1 and AS 1735.2.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This Standard sets out requirements for electrohydraulic lifts for carrying passengers and goods. This Standard is complementary to AS 1735.1 and AS 1735.2, but the requirements of this Standard take precedence over corresponding requirements of those Standards.

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    Committee ME-004
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note (In Rul LI/1)
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    Amendment 1 to AS 1735.3-1995 see DR 97278. Under Revision see DR 99399 First published as part of AS CA3-1935.Redated 1937.Redated 1938.Redated 1939.Second edition 1941.Third edition 1947.Redated 1950.Redated 1951.Redated 1952.Redated 1953.Revised and redesignated in part as AS CA3.3-1968.Revised and redesignated AS 1735.3-1975.Second edition 1982.Third edition 1986.Fourth edition 1995. First published as part of AS CA3-1935. Redated 1937. Redated 1938. Redated 1939. Second edition 1941. Third edition 1947. Redated 1950. Redated 1951. Redated 1952. Redated 1953. Revised and redesignated in part as AS CA3.3-1968. Revised and redesignated AS 1735.3-1975. Second edition 1982. Third edition 1986. Fourth edition 1995.

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