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  • BS 5900(1999) : 1999

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    SPECIFICATION FOR POWERED DOMESTIC LIFTS WITH PARTIALLY ENCLOSED CARS AND NO LIFT-WELL ENCLOSURES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  30-04-2012

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1999

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    1. Scope
    2. Normative references
    3, Terms and definitions
    4. Information and requirements to be agreed and
           documented
    5. General
    6. Electrical equipment
    7. Liftway protection
    8. Guides and fixings
    9. Car top clearance
    10. Lift car
    11. Speed and loading
    12. Drive
    13. Counterweights
    14. Rope and chain drive and suspension systems
    15. Hydraulic drive systems
    16. Safety gear
    17. Testing, examination and servicing
    18. Documentation
    Annex A (informative) Guidance to purchaser
    Annex B (informative) Design considerations
    Annex C (informative) Recommendations for the provisions
                          and use of special control devices
    Annex D (informative) Method of test for the determination of
                          the fire resistance of the seal between
                          the underside of a lift car and the
                          ceiling of the lower level served
    Annex E (informative) Examples of design calculations for
                          the hydraulic ram
    Annex F (normative) Certificate of test and examination
                          after installation
    Annex G (informative) In-use periodic examinations, tests
                          and servicing
    Annex H (informative) Example of certificate of acceptance
                          by purchaser/user
    Annex I (informative) Example of certificate for periodic
                          examination
    Bibliography
    Figure 1 - Control circuit supply circuit
    Figure 2 - Liftway protection
    Figure 3 - Rated load in relation to floor area
    Figure 4 - Typical load plate
    Figure 5 - Rope groove profiles
    Figure 6 - Angle of fleet
    Figure 7 - Typical direction label for manual operation
    Figure E.1 - Ram wall thickness
    Figure E.2 - Flat base with relieving grooves
    Figure E.3 - Cambered base
    Figure E.4 - Flat base with welded flange
    Figure E.5 - Examples of single-jack arrangements
    Figure E.6 - Examples of push-type telescopic jack
                  arrangements without external guidance
    Figure E.7 - Examples of push-type telescopic jack
                  arrangements with external guidance
    Table E.1 - Key to symbols and constants for ram
                  calculations

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    Defines requirements for designing, constructing and installing powered domestic lifts designed for use by persons with impaired mobility travelling between fixed floor levels in private homes. Applicable to lifts serving only two floors, which have partially enclosed cars but not lift-well enclosures.

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    Committee MHE/4
    Development Note Supersedes 94/707080 DC and BS 5900(1991) (09/2005) Reviewed and confirmed by BSI, November 2006. (10/2006)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5655-6(2011) : 2011 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND LOCATION OF NEW LIFTS
    BS 6100-7(2008) : 2008 BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING - VOCABULARY - PART 7: SERVICES
    BS DD266(2007) : 2007 DESIGN OF ACCESSIBLE HOUSING - LIFETIME HOME - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 6440(2011) : 2011 POWERED VERTICAL LIFTING PLATFORMS HAVING NON-ENCLOSED OR PARTIALLY ENCLOSED LIFTWAYS INTENDED FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH IMPAIRED MOBILITY - SPECIFICATION
    11/30229088 DC : 0 BS 5655-6 - LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF NEW LIFTS
    11/30194294 DC : 0 BS 6440 - POWERED LIFTING PLATFORMS WITH NON-ENCLOSED LIFTWAYS FOR USE BY PERSONS WITH LIMITED MOBILITY - SPECIFICATION
    04/30087610 DC : DRAFT OCT 2004 BS 6100-8 - BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING - VOCABULARY - PART 8: SERVICES
    BS 5655-6(2002) : 2002 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF NEW LIFTS
    BS 5655-6:2002 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION AND INSTALLATION OF NEW LIFTS
    BS 5655-6:2011 LIFTS AND SERVICE LIFTS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE SELECTION, INSTALLATION AND LOCATION OF NEW LIFTS

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    BS 228(1994) : 1994 SPECIFICATION FOR SHORT-PITCH TRANSMISSION PRECISION ROLLER CHAINS AND CHAIN WHEELS
    BS EN 55014-1:2017 Electromagnetic compatibility. Requirements for household appliances, electric tools and similar apparatus Emission
    BS 5965(1980) : 1980 SPECIFICATION FOR MANUALLY DRIVEN BALANCED PERSONAL HOMELIFTS
    BS 302-4(1987) : 1987 STRANDED STEEL WIRE ROPES - SPECIFICATION FOR ROPES FOR LIFTS
    BS 5619(1978) : 1978 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN OF HOUSING FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF DISABLED PEOPLE
    BS 7324(1990) : 1990 GUIDE TO GRAPHICAL SYMBOLS FOR USE ON EQUIPMENT
    BS 7671:1992 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS
    BS 302-2(1987) : 1987 STRANDED STEEL WIRE ROPES - SPECIFICATION FOR ROPES FOR GENERAL PURPOSES
    BS 3456-101(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY OF HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5776(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR POWERED STAIRLIFTS
    BS 5594(1993) : 1993 SPECIFICATION FOR LEAF CHAINS, CLEVISES AND SHEAVES
    BS 3456-201(1990) : 1990 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY OF HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    ISO 4196:1984 Graphical symbols Use of arrows
    BS 302-1(1987) : 1987 STRANDED STEEL WIRE ROPES - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 3535-1(1996) : 1996 ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS AND SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS - REQUIREMENTS
    BS 3535-2(1990) : 1990 ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS AND SAFETY ISOLATING TRANSFORMERS - SPECIFICATION FOR TRANSFORMERS FOR REDUCED SYSTEM VOLTAGE
    BS 476-20(1987) : 1987 FIRE TESTS ON BUILDING MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES - PART 20: METHOD FOR DETERMINATION OF THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF ELEMENTS OF CONSTRUCTION (GENERAL PRINCIPLES)
    BS 5810(1979) : 1979 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR ACCESS FOR THE DISABLED TO BUILDINGS
    BS 6804(1986) : 1986 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SOCIAL ALARM SYSTEMS
    BS 4293(1983) : 1983 SPECIFICATION FOR RESIDUAL CURRENT OPERATED CIRCUIT BREAKERS
    BS 6440(1999) : 1999 POWERED LIFTING PLATFORMS FOR USE BY DISABLED PERSONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 7255(1989) : 1989 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SAFE WORKING ON LIFTS
    BS 7071(1992) : 1992 SPECIFICATION FOR PORTABLE RESIDUAL CURRENT DEVICES
    BS 6977(1991) : 1991 SPECIFICATION FOR INSULATED FLEXIBLE CABLES FOR LIFTS AND FOR OTHER FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS
    BS EN 60335-1 : 2012 HOUSEHOLD AND SIMILAR ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES - SAFETY - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS (IEC 60335-1:2010, MODIFIED)
    BS 4575-1(1979) : 1979 FLUID POWER TRANSMISSION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS - GUIDE FOR HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS
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