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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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ELEVATORS ; ESCALATORS OR MOVING WALKWAYS(
{
apparatus for raising or lowering persons on theatrical stages or the like A63J 5/12
}
; funicular railbound systems with rigid ground-supported tracks and cable traction, e.g. cliff railways, B61B 9/00 ; arrangements of ammunition handlers in vessels B63G 3/00 ; hoists, lifts, or conveyers for loading or unloading in general B65G; braking or detent devices controlling normal movements of winding drums or barrels B66D; ship-lifting devices E02C; garages for many vehicles with mechanical means for lifting vehicles E04H 6/12 ; hoists for feeding ammunition or projectiles to launching apparatus or to loading mechanisms F41A 9/00 )
NOTE
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In this subclass, the following term is used with the meaning indicated:

- "elevator" covers the term "lift", and the two terms are interchangeable

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Common features of elevators
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Control systems of elevators in general( safety devices B66B 5/00 ; controlling door or gate operation B66B 13/00 ; systems of general application G05 )
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B66B 1/02
.
Control systems without regulation, i.e. without retroactive action
. .
hydraulic
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B66B 1/06
. .
electric
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B66B 1/08
. . .
with devices, e.g. handles or levers, in the cars or cages for direct control of movements
B66B 1/10
. . . .
specially adapted for mining hoists
B66B 1/12
. . .
with devices, e.g. handles or levers, located at a control station for direct control movements, e.g. electric mining-hoist control systems
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with devices, e.g. push-buttons, for indirect control of movements
. . . .
with means for storing pulses controlling the movements of a single car or cage
{
( B66B 1/2433 takes precedence )
}
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with means for storing pulses controlling the movements of several cars or cages
{
( B66B 1/2458 takes precedence )
}
. . . . .
and for varying the manner of operation to suit particular traffic conditions, e.g. "one-way rush-hour traffic",
{
( B66B 1/2466 takes precedence )
}
B66B 1/22
. . . .
with means for taking account of delayed calls
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Control systems with regulation, i.e. with retroactive action, for influencing travelling speed, acceleration, or deceleration
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. .
{
where the allocation of a call to an elevator car is of importance, i.e. by means of a supervisory or group controller
}
B66B 1/2416
. . .
{
For single car elevator systems
}
B66B 1/2433
. . .
{
For elevator systems with a single shaft and multiple cars
}
B66B 1/2458
. . .
{
For elevator systems with multiple shafts and a single car per shaft
}
B66B 1/2466
. . .
{
For elevator systems with multiple shafts and multiple cars per shaft
}
B66B 1/2491
. . .
{
For elevator systems with lateral transfers of cars or cabins between hoistways
}
. .
mechanical
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electrical( detecting excessive speed B66B 5/04 );
{
( control of electrical motor H02P )
}
B66B 1/285
. . .
{
with the use of a speed pattern generator
}
WARNING
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This group is not complete due to reorganisation in progress, see also B66B 1/28

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B66B 1/30
. . .
effective on driving gear,
{
e.g. acting on power electronics, on inverter or rectifier controlled motor
}
B66B 1/302
. . . .
{
for energy saving
}
B66B 1/304
. . . .
{
with starting torque control
}
B66B 1/306
. . . .
{
with DC powered elevator drive
}
B66B 1/308
. . . .
{
with AC powered elevator drive
}
B66B 1/32
. . .
effective on braking devices,
{
e.g. acting on electrically controlled brakes( brake control H02P, lift brakes per se B66B 5/02 )
}
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Details,
{
e.g. call counting devices, data transmission from car to control system, devices giving information to the control system
}
B66B 1/3407
. .
{
Setting or modification of parameters of the control system
}
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B66B 1/3415
. .
{
Control system configuration and the data transmission or communication within the control system
}
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B66B 1/3423
. . .
{
Control system configuration, i.e. lay-out
}
B66B 1/343
. . . .
{
Fault-tolerant or redundant control system configuration
}
B66B 1/3438
. . . .
{
Master-slave control system configuration
}
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B66B 1/3446
. . .
{
Data transmission or communication within the control system
}
B66B 1/3453
. . . .
{
Procedure or protocol for the data transmission or communication
}
B66B 1/3461
. . . .
{
between the elevator control system and remote or mobile stations
}
B66B 1/3469
. .
{
mechanical
}
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B66B 1/3476
. .
{
Load weighing or car passenger counting devices( B66B 5/14 takes precedence )
}
B66B 1/3484
. . .
{
using load cells
}
B66B 1/3492
. .
{
Position or motion detectors or driving means for the detector( B66B 1/40 , B66B 1/50 take precedence; length measuring G01B ; speed measuring G01P )
}
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B66B 1/36
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Means for stopping the cars, cages, or skips at predetermined levels
B66B 1/365
. . .
{
mechanical
}
B66B 1/38
. . .
and for returning the controlling handle or lever to its neutral position
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B66B 1/40
. . .
and for correct levelling at landings
B66B 1/405
. . . .
{
for hydraulically actuated elevators
}
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B66B 1/42
. . . .
separate from the main drive
B66B 1/425
. . . . .
{
adapted for multi-deck cars in a single car frame
}
B66B 1/44
. . .
and for taking account of disturbance factors, e.g. variation of load weight
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Adaptations of switches or switchgear( switches or switchgear in general, applications of switches or switchgear for floor-levelling purpose H01H ; panels for boards or switching arrangements H02B 1/015 )
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. . .
{
characterised by their shape or profile
}
B66B 1/462
. . . .
{
Mechanical or piezoelectric input devices
}
B66B 1/463
. . . .
{
Touch sensitive input devices
}
B66B 1/465
. . . .
{
being resistant to damage
}
B66B 1/466
. . . .
{
facilitating maintenance, installation, removal, replacement or repair
}
B66B 1/467
. . .
{
characterised by their mounting position
}
. . .
{
Call registering systems
}
B66B 1/48
. . .
Adaptations of mechanically-operated limit switches( for cranes B66C 13/50 ; for winding mechanisms B66D 1/56 )
. . .
with operating or control mechanisms mounted in the car or cage or in the lift well or hoistway
. . .
Floor selectors
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Applications of devices for indicating or signalling operating conditions of elevators
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B66B 3/002
.
{
Indicators
}
B66B 3/004
. .
{
Mechanical devices that can be illuminated
}
B66B 3/006
. .
{
for guiding passengers to their assigned elevator car
}
B66B 3/008
. .
{
Displaying information not related to the elevator, e.g. weather, publicity, internet or TV
}
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B66B 3/02
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Position or depth indicators
B66B 3/023
. .
{
characterised by their mounting position
}
B66B 3/026
. .
{
Mechanical devices that can be illuminated
}
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Application of checking, fault-correcting, or safety devices in elevators
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{
Monitoring devices or performance analysers( B66B 5/02 takes precedence )
}
B66B 5/0012
. .
{
Devices monitoring the users of the elevator system
}
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B66B 5/0018
. .
{
Devices monitoring the operating condition of the elevator system
}
B66B 5/0025
. . .
{
for maintenance or repair
}
B66B 5/0031
. . .
{
for safety reasons
}
B66B 5/0037
. .
{
Performance analysers
}
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B66B 5/0043
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{
Devices enhancing safety during maintenance
}
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B66B 5/005
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{
Safety of maintenance personnel
}
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B66B 5/0056
. . .
{
by preventing crushing
}
B66B 5/0062
. . . .
{
by devices, being operable or not, mounted on the elevator car
}
B66B 5/0068
. . . .
{
by activating the safety brakes when the elevator car exceeds a certain upper or lower position in the elevator shaft
}
B66B 5/0075
. . . .
{
by anchoring the elevator car or counterweight
}
B66B 5/0081
. . .
{
by preventing falling by means of safety fences or handrails, being operable or not, mounted on top of the elevator car
}
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B66B 5/0087
.
{
Devices facilitating maintenance, repair or inspection tasks( devices incorporated in the buffer B66B 5/288 ; railings on top of the car B66B 11/0226 )
}
B66B 5/0093
. .
{
Testing of safety devices
}
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responsive to abnormal operating conditions
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{
the abnormal operating conditions being independent of the system( alarm systems in general G08B )
}
B66B 5/022
. . .
{
where the abnormal operating condition is caused by a natural event, e.g. earthquake
}
B66B 5/024
. . .
{
where the abnormal operating condition is caused by an accident, e.g. fire
}
B66B 5/025
. . .
{
where the abnormal operating condition is caused by human behaviour or misbehaviour, e.g. forcing the doors
}
. .
{
to permit passengers to leave an elevator car in case of failure, e.g. moving the car to a reference floor or unlocking the door
}
. .
{
Safety devices separate from control system in case of power failure, for hydraulical lifts, e.g. braking the hydraulic jack( B66B 5/16 takes precedence )
}
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for detecting excessive speed
B66B 5/042
. . .
{
with characteristic location of the governor cable
}
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{
Overspeed governors
}
B66B 5/046
. . . .
{
of the pendulum or rocker arm type
}
. . .
{
Testing of overspeed governor
}
. . .
electrical
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for preventing overwinding
. . .
electrical
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in case of rope or cable slack
. . .
{
electrical
}
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in case of excessive loads
. . .
{
electrical
}
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Braking or catch devices operating between cars, cages, or skips and fixed guide elements or surfaces in hoistway or well
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and applying frictional retarding forces
. . . .
{
by acting on main ropes or main cables
}
. . . .
by means of rotatable eccentrically-mounted members( B66B 5/24 takes precedence )
. . . .
by means of linearly-movable wedges( B66B 5/24 takes precedence )
. . . .
by acting on guide ropes or cables
. . .
Positively-acting devices, e.g. latches, knives
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Buffer-stops for cars, cages, or skips
. .
{
Structure thereof
}
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{
mounted on cars or counterweights
}
. . .
{
between two cars or two counterweights
}
. .
{
with maintenance features( if not incorporated in the buffer B66B 5/0087 )
}
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Other common features of elevators
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Guideways ; Guides( arrangements in mine shafts E21D 7/02 )
B66B 7/021
. .
{
with a particular position in the shaft
}
B66B 7/022
. .
{
with a special shape
}
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B66B 7/023
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{
Mounting means therefor
}
B66B 7/024
. . .
{
Lateral supports
}
B66B 7/025
. . .
{
End supports, i.e. at top or bottom
}
B66B 7/026
. . .
{
Interconnections
}
B66B 7/027
. . .
{
for mounting auxiliary devices
}
B66B 7/028
. .
{
with earthquake protection devices
}
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Riding means, e.g.
}
Shoes, Rollers,
{
between car and guiding means, e.g. rails, ropes( rollers adapted to match the shape of a special guiding means B66B 7/02 ; vibration attenuation systems acting between car and its supporting frame B66B 11/026 )
}
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B66B 7/041
. . .
{
including active attenuation system for shocks, vibrations
}
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B66B 7/042
. . . .
{
with rollers, shoes
}
B66B 7/043
. . . . .
{
using learning
}
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B66B 7/044
. . . .
{
with magnetic or electromagnetic means
}
B66B 7/045
. . . . .
{
using learning
}
B66B 7/046
. . .
{
Rollers
}
B66B 7/047
. . .
{
Shoes, sliders
}
B66B 7/048
. . .
{
including passive attenuation system for shocks, vibrations
}
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Arrangements of ropes or cables
. .
{
Belts
}
. .
{
Power supply or signal cables
}
B66B 7/066
. .
{
Chains
}
. .
{
Cable weight compensating devices
}
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for connection to the cars or cages, e.g. couplings
. . .
{
Belt termination devices
}
. .
for equalising rope or cable tension
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Checking, lubricating, or cleaning means for ropes, cables or guides
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B66B 7/1207
. .
{
Checking means
}
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B66B 7/1215
. . .
{
specially adapted for ropes or cables
}
B66B 7/1223
. . . .
{
by analysing electric variables
}
. . . .
{
by analysing magnetic variables
}
B66B 7/1238
. . . .
{
by optical techniques
}
. . .
{
specially adapted for guides
}
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B66B 7/1253
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Lubricating means
}
B66B 7/1261
. . .
{
specially adapted for ropes or cables
}
B66B 7/1269
. . .
{
specially adapted for guides
}
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B66B 7/1276
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{
Cleaning means
}
B66B 7/1284
. . .
{
specially adapted for ropes or cables
}
B66B 7/1292
. . .
{
specially adapted for guides
}
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Guide Heading:
Lifts in, or associated with, buildings
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Kinds or types of lifts in, or associated with, buildings or other structures( characterised by control systems B66B 1/00 ; apparatus for raising or lowering persons on stages of theatres A63J 5/12 )
B66B 9/003
.
{
for lateral transfer of car or frame, e.g. between vertical hoistways or to/from a parking position
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B66B 9/02
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actuated mechanically otherwise than by rope or cable
B66B 9/022
. .
{
by rack and pinion drives
}
B66B 9/025
. .
{
by screw-nut drives
}
. .
{
by rope climbing devices
}
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actuated pneumatically or hydraulically( platforms for lifting or lowering through short distances B66F 7/00 )
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B66B 9/06
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inclined, e.g. serving blast furnaces
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associated with stairways, e.g. for transporting disabled persons
{
( facilitating access of invalids to vehicles A61G 3/02 )
}
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B66B 9/0807
. . .
{
Driving mechanisms
}
B66B 9/0815
. . . .
{
Rack and pinion, friction rollers
}
B66B 9/0823
. . . .
{
Screw and nut
}
B66B 9/083
. . . .
{
Pull cable, pull chain
}
B66B 9/0838
. . .
{
Levelling gears
}
B66B 9/0846
. . .
{
Guide rail( B66B 9/0807 takes precedence )
}
B66B 9/0853
. . .
{
Lifting platforms, e.g. constructional features
}
B66B 9/0861
. . .
{
Hanging lifts, e.g. rope suspended seat or platform
}
B66B 9/0869
. . .
{
Collapsible stairways, e.g. operable between a lower level and an upper level
}
B66B 9/10
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Paternoster type( with devices for transferring goods into, or out of, the compartments B65G 17/00 )
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B66B 9/16
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Mobile or transportable lifts specially adapted to be shifted from one part of a building or other structure to another part or to another building or structure( devices for lifting or lowering bulky or heavy goods for loading or unloading purposes B66F 9/00 , e.g. fork-lift trucks B66B 9/06 )
. .
with a liftway specially adapted for temporary connection to a building or other structure( B66B 9/193 takes precedence )
B66B 9/193
. .
with inclined liftways
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Main component parts of lifts in, or associated with, buildings or other structures
B66B 11/0005
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Constructional features of hoistways
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B66B 11/001
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Arrangement of controller, e.g. location
}
B66B 11/0015
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{
in the machine room
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B66B 11/002
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{
in the hoistway
}
B66B 11/0025
. . .
{
on the car
}
B66B 11/003
. . .
{
on the counterweight
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B66B 11/0035
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Arrangement of driving gear, e.g. location or support
}
B66B 11/004
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{
in the machine room
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B66B 11/0045
. .
{
in the hoistway
}
B66B 11/005
. . .
{
on the car
}
B66B 11/0055
. . .
{
on the counterweight
}
B66B 11/006
.
{
Applications of loading and unloading equipment for lifts associated with buildings( of general application B65G; for paternoster lifts B65G 17/00 ; for mine lifts B66B 17/14 )
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B66B 11/0065
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{
Roping( Mining hoist B66B 15/08 )
}
B66B 11/007
. .
{
for counterweightless elevators
}
B66B 11/0075
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{
with hoisting rope or cable positively attached to a winding drum
}
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B66B 11/008
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{
with hoisting rope or cable operated by frictional engagement with a winding drum or sheave
}
B66B 11/0085
. . .
{
of rucksack elevators
}
B66B 11/009
. . .
{
with separate traction and suspension ropes
}
B66B 11/0095
. . .
{
where multiple cars drive in the same hoist way
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B66B 11/02
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Cages,
{
i.e. cars
}
( doors, gates or other apparatus controlling access to, or exit from, cages B66B 13/00 )
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B66B 11/0206
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Car frames
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B66B 11/0213
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{
for multi-deck cars
}
B66B 11/022
. . . .
{
with changeable inter-deck distances
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B66B 11/0226
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Constructional features, e.g. walls assembly, decorative panels, comfort equipment, thermal or sound insulation
}
B66B 11/0233
. . .
{
Lighting systems
}
B66B 11/024
. . .
{
Ventilation systems
}
. . .
{
Maintenance features( devices facilitating maintenance in general B66B 5/0087 )
}
B66B 11/0253
. . .
{
Fixation of wall panels
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B66B 11/026
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{
Attenuation system for shocks, vibrations, imbalance, e.g. passengers on the same side( acting between car or supporting frame and guides B66B 7/04 ; acting between car and ropes, cables B66B 7/08 ; correcting levelling between car and floor B66B 1/40 )
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B66B 11/0266
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{
Passive systems( aerodynamic structure B66B 11/0226 )
}
B66B 11/0273
. . . .
{
acting between car and supporting frame
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B66B 11/028
. . .
{
Active systems
}
B66B 11/0286
. . . .
{
acting between car and supporting frame
}
B66B 11/0293
. . .
{
Suspension locking or inhibiting means to avoid movement when car is stopped at a floor( locking car to building while loading to avoid movement B66B 17/34 )
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B66B 11/04
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Driving gear;
{
Details thereof, e.g. seals( braking devices acting on the driving gear B66B 5/02 ; of mining-hoist winding devices B66B 15/08 )
}
B66B 11/0407
. .
{
actuated by an electrical linear motor( in the counterweight B66B 17/12 )
}
B66B 11/0415
. .
{
actuated manually, e.g. additional safety system
}
B66B 11/0423
. .
{
actuated pneumatically or hydraulically
}
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B66B 11/043
. .
{
actuated by rotating motor; Details, e.g. ventilation( Roping on drum, sheave, winch or pulley B66B 11/0065 ; Power supply or control B66B 1/28 , H02P ; Motor construction H02K )
}
B66B 11/0438
. . .
{
with a gearless driving, e.g. integrated sheave, drum or winch in the stator or rotor of the cage motor
}
B66B 11/0446
. . .
{
with screw-nut or worm-screw gear
}
B66B 11/0453
. . .
{
with planetary or epicycloidal gear, e.g. differential gear
}
B66B 11/0461
. . .
{
with rack and pinion gear
}
B66B 11/0469
. . .
{
with chain, pinion gear
}
B66B 11/0476
. . .
{
with friction gear, e.g. belt linking motor to sheave
}
B66B 11/0484
. . .
{
with a clutch or a coupling system between several motors, e.g. switching different speeds, progressive starting, torque limitation, flywheel( control B66B 1/28 )
}
B66B 11/0492
. .
{
actuated by other systems, e.g. combustion engines
}
. .
with hoisting rope or cable positively attached to a winding drum
{
B66B 11/0075 takes precedence
}
. .
with hoisting rope or cable operated by frictional engagement with a winding drum or sheave
{
B66B 11/008 takes precedence
}
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Doors, gates, or other apparatus controlling access to, or exit from, cages or lift well landings( door fittings, locks E05 )
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Door or gate operation( of general application E05F )
B66B 13/04
. .
of swinging doors
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of sliding doors
B66B 13/08
. . .
guided for horizontal movement
. . .
by car or cage movement
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Arrangements for effecting simultaneous opening or closing of cage and landing doors
B66B 13/125
. . .
{
electrical
}
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Control systems or devices
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B66B 13/143
. . .
{
electrical
}
B66B 13/146
. . . .
{
method or algorithm for controlling doors
}
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Door or gate locking devices controlled or primarily controlled by condition of cage, e.g. movement or position
B66B 13/165
. . . .
{
electrical
}
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B66B 13/18
. . . .
without manually-operable devices for completing locking or unlocking of doors
B66B 13/185
. . . . .
{
electrical
}
B66B 13/20
. . . . .
Lock mechanisms actuated mechanically by abutments or projections on the cages
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Operation of door or gate contacts
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Safety devices in passenger lifts, not otherwise provided for, for preventing trapping of passengers
B66B 13/245
. .
{
mechanical
}
. .
between closing doors
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between car or cage and wells
. . .
{
Toe guards or apron devices
}
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Constructional features of doors or gates( of interest apart from this application E06B )
B66B 13/301
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{
Details of door sills
}
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B66B 13/303
. .
{
Details of door panels
}
B66B 13/305
. . .
{
Slat doors for elevators
}
. .
{
Details of door jambs
}
. .
{
Details of seals and joints
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Lifts in hoistways of mines
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Main component parts of mining-hoist winding devices
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Rope or cable carriers
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Friction sheaves ; "Koepe" pulleys
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Drums
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Driving gear
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Hoistway equipment
B66B 17/02
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mounted in head-frames( winding towers for mines E04H 12/26 )
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B66B 17/04
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Mining-hoist cars or cages
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with tiltable platforms
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Mining skips
B66B 17/10
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adapted for passenger transport
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Counterpoises
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Applications of loading and unloading equipment( of general application B65G )
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B66B 17/16
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for loading and unloading mining-hoist cars or cages
B66B 17/18
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Swinging bridges, e.g. for compensating for differences in level between car or cage and landing
B66B 17/20
. . .
by moving vehicles into, or out of, the cars or cages
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B66B 17/22
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Securing vehicles in cars or cages
B66B 17/24
. . . .
mounted on the car or cage
B66B 17/26
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for loading or unloading mining-hoist skips
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B66B 17/28
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electrically controlled( for elevators in general B66B 1/06 )
B66B 17/30
. . .
for cars or cages
B66B 17/32
. . .
for skips
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Safe lift clips ; Keps
B66B 17/36
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Gates or other apparatus controlling access to, or exit from, cars, cages, or hoistway landings
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Mining-hoist operation
B66B 19/002
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{
installing or exchanging guide rails( details of rails B66B 7/02 )
}
B66B 19/005
.
{
installing or exchanging the elevator drive
}
B66B 19/007
.
{
method for modernisation of elevators
}
B66B 19/02
.
installating or exchanging ropes or cables
B66B 19/04
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installing or removing mining-hoist cars, cages, or skips
B66B 19/06
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Applications of signalling devices( depth indicators B66B 3/02 ; order telegraphs G08B )
Elevators not provided for in groups B66B 1/00 to B66B 19/00
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Escalators or moving walkways
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Kinds or types of escalators or moving walkways
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B66B 21/02
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Escalators
B66B 21/025
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{
of variable speed type
}
B66B 21/04
. .
Linear type
B66B 21/06
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Spiral type
B66B 21/08
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Paternoster type, i.e. the escalator being used simultaneously for climbing and descending( B66B 21/06 takes precedence )
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B66B 21/10
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Moving walkways
B66B 21/12
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of variable speed type
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Component parts of escalators or moving walkways
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Driving gear
B66B 23/022
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{
with polygon effect reduction means
}
B66B 23/024
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{
Chains therefor
}
B66B 23/026
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{
with a drive or carrying sprocket wheel located at end portions
}
B66B 23/028
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{
with separate drive chain or belt that engages directly the carrying surface chain
}
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B66B 23/04
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for handrails
B66B 23/06
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with means synchronising the operation of the steps or the carrying belts and the handrails
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B66B 23/08
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Carrying surfaces
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Carrying belts
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Steps
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Guiding means for carrying surfaces
. .
{
Roller assemblies
}
B66B 23/147
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N: End portions, i.e. means for changing the direction of the carrying surface]
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Means allowing tensioning of the endless member
B66B 23/18
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for carrying surfaces
B66B 23/20
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for handrails
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Balustrades
B66B 23/225
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{
Lighting systems therefor
}
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Handrails( driving gear therefor B66B 23/02 ; tensioning means therefor B66B 23/16 ; preventing jamming thereof by foreign objects B66B 29/04 ; accessories therefor B66B 31/02 )
B66B 23/26
. . .
of variable speed type
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Control of escalators or moving walkways( walkways of variable speed type B66B 21/12 ; handrails of variable speed type B66B 23/26 ; of general application G05 )
B66B 25/003
.
{
Methods or algorithms therefor
}
B66B 25/006
.
{
Monitoring for maintenance or repair( for security reasons B66B 29/005 )
}
B66B 27/00
Indicating operating conditions of escalators or moving walkways( of general application G08 )
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B66B 29/00
Safety devices of escalators or moving walkways( walkways of variable speed type B66B 21/12 ; handrails of variable speed type B66B 23/26 )
B66B 29/005
.
{
Applications of security monitors
}
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B66B 29/02
.
responsive to, or preventing, jamming by foreign objects
B66B 29/04
. .
for balustrades or handrails
B66B 29/06
. .
Combplates
B66B 29/08
.
Means to facilitate passenger entry or exit( moving handrails B66B 23/24 )
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Accessories for escalators, or moving walkways, e.g. for sterilising or cleaning( for safety B66B 29/00 )
B66B 31/003
.
{
for cleaning steps or pallets
}
B66B 31/006
.
{
for conveying hand carts, e.g. shopping carts( hand carts per se B62B 1/00 , B62B 3/00 )
}
B66B 31/02
.
for handrails
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B66B 2001/00
Control systems of elevators in general( safety devices B66B 5/00 ; controlling door or gate operation B66B 13/00 ; systems of general application G05 )
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B66B 2001/24
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Control systems with regulation, i.e. with retroactive action, for influencing travelling speed, acceleration, or deceleration
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B66B 2001/2408
. .
{
where the allocation of a call to an elevator car is of importance, i.e. by means of a supervisory or group controller
}
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B66B 2001/2416
. . .
{
For single car elevator systems
}
B66B 2001/2425
. . . .
{
Zone definition for two cars in the same hatchway
}
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B66B 2001/2433
. . .
{
For elevator systems with a single shaft and multiple cars
}
B66B 2001/2441
. . . .
{
with the use of a speed pattern generator
}
B66B 2001/245
. . . .
{
for high-speed elevators which do not attain the maximum speed during shorts runs( control of acceleration and deceleration G05B19/407 )
}
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B66B 2001/2466
. . .
{
For elevator systems with multiple shafts and multiple cars per shaft
}
B66B 2001/2475
. . . .
{
by using cost function computing
}
B66B 2001/2483
. . . .
{
by predicting the traffic, e.g. with statistical or learning procedures
}
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B66B 2009/00
Kinds or types of lifts in, or associated with, buildings or other structures( characterised by control systems B66B 1/00 ; apparatus for raising or lowering persons on stages of theatres A63J 5/12 )
B66B 2009/006
.
Ganged elevator
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B66B 2009/06
.
inclined, e.g. serving blast furnaces
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B66B 2009/08
. .
associated with stairways, e.g. for transporting disabled persons
{
( facilitating access of invalids to vehicles A61G 3/02 )
}
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B66B 2009/0876
. . .
Details
B66B 2009/0884
. . . .
Control systems
B66B 2009/0892
. . . .
Seats` constructional features
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B66B 2023/00
Component parts of escalators or moving walkways
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B66B 2023/14
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Guiding means for carrying surfaces
B66B 2023/142
. .
paternoster return type system
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B66B 2201/00
Aspects of control systems of elevators
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B66B 2201/10
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Details with respect to the type of call input
B66B 2201/101
. .
Single call input
B66B 2201/102
. .
Up or down call input
B66B 2201/103
. .
Destination call input before entering the elevator car
B66B 2201/104
. .
Call input for a preferential elevator car or indicating a special request
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B66B 2201/20
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Details of the evaluation method for the allocation of a call to an elevator car
B66B 2201/21
. .
Primary evaluation criteria
B66B 2201/211
. .
Waiting time, i.e. response time
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B66B 2201/212
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Travel time
B66B 2201/213
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where the number of stops is limited
B66B 2201/214
. .
Total time, i.e. arrival time
B66B 2201/215
. .
Transportation capacity
B66B 2201/216
. .
Energy consumption
B66B 2201/22
. .
Secondary evaluation criteria
B66B 2201/221
. .
Penalisation of transfers
B66B 2201/222
. .
Taking into account the number of passengers present in the elevator car to be allocated
B66B 2201/223
. .
Taking into account the separation of passengers or groups
B66B 2201/224
. .
Avoiding potential interference between elevator cars
B66B 2201/225
. .
Taking into account a certain departure interval of elevator cars from a specific floor, e.g. the ground floor
B66B 2201/226
. .
Taking into account the distribution of elevator cars within the elevator system, e.g. to prevent clustering of elevator cars
B66B 2201/23
. .
Other aspects of the evaluation method
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B66B 2201/231
. .
Sequential evaluation of plurality of criteria
B66B 2201/232
. . .
where the time needed for a passenger to arrive at the allocated elevator car from where the call is made is taken into account
B66B 2201/233
. .
Periodic re-allocation of call inputs
B66B 2201/234
. .
Taking into account uncertainty terms for predicted values, e.g. the predicted arrival time of an elevator car at the floor where a call is made
B66B 2201/235
. .
Taking into account predicted future events, e.g. predicted future call inputs
B66B 2201/24
. .
Control of empty elevator cars
B66B 2201/241
. .
Standby control
B66B 2201/242
. .
Parking control
B66B 2201/243
. .
Distribution of elevator cars, e.g. based on expected future need
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B66B 2201/30
.
Details of the elevator system configuration
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B66B 2201/301
. .
Shafts divided into zones
B66B 2201/302
. . .
with variable boundaries
B66B 2201/303
. .
Express or shuttle elevators
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B66B 2201/304
. .
Transit control
B66B 2201/305
. . .
with sky lobby
B66B 2201/306
. .
Multi-deck elevator cars
B66B 2201/307
. .
Tandem operation of multiple elevator cars in the same shaft
B66B 2201/308
. .
Ganged elevator cars
B66B 2201/34
.
details
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B66B 2201/40
.
Details of the change of control mode
B66B 2201/401
. .
by time of the day
B66B 2201/402
. .
by historical, statistical or predicted traffic data, e.g. by learning
B66B 2201/403
. .
by real-time traffic data
B66B 2201/404
. .
by cost function evaluation
B66B 2201/405
. .
by input of special passenger or passenger group
B66B 2201/406
. .
by input of human supervisor
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B66B 2201/46
. .
Switches or switchgear
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B66B 2201/4607
. . .
Call registering systems
B66B 2201/4615
. . . .
Wherein the destination is registered before boarding
B66B 2201/4623
. . . .
Wherein the destination is registered after boarding
B66B 2201/463
. . . .
Wherein the call is registered through physical contact with the elevator system
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B66B 2201/4638
. . . .
Wherein the call is registered without making physical contact with the elevator system
B66B 2201/4646
. . . . .
using voice recognition
B66B 2201/4653
. . . .
wherein the call is registered using portable devices
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B66B 2201/4661
. . . .
for priority users
B66B 2201/4669
. . . . .
using passenger condition detectors
B66B 2201/4676
. . . .
for checking authorization of the passengers
B66B 2201/4684
. . . .
for preventing accidental or deliberate misuse
B66B 2201/4692
. . . .
for payment for use
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