Classification of escalators
One, according to the drive position classification
1, tip-driven escalator (or chain), drive on the escalators in the head, and chains as traction component of escalators.
2, drive the escalator in the middle (or rack), drive device placed between the escalators on the Central and the lower branches, and rack as traction component of escalators. An escalator can be equipped with multiple sets of drives, also known as multilevel driving a combined escalator.
Second, according to the type of traction components category
1, chain-type escalator (or end-driven), with chains as traction elements, drives on the escalator to escalator head.
Rack-and-2, the escalator (or drive) to rack for traction components, drive device placed between the escalators on the Central and lower branches of the escalator.
Three, escalator handrails appearance classification
1, transparent handrails escalator the escalator handrails supported by transparent tempered glass.
2, translucent handrails escalator handrail with translucent glass and a small quantity of Struts supporting the escalators.
Handrail escalator 3, opaque, handrail brackets, and covered with a transparent plate supported by escalator.
Four, according to the escalator stairs course categories
1, line escalators, a straight staircase ladder road escalator.
2, spiral escalator staircases spiral escalator, ladder road.
Five, according to the automatic pavement classification
1, time-moving walkways, consists of a series of steps of activity road, fitted with removable armrests on either side of the sidewalks.
2, steel-belt automatic sidewalk, throughout your root activity consisting of a rubber layer on the steel road, fitted with removable armrests on either side of the sidewalks.
3, two-wire automatic sidewalks, placed there by a vertical pin traction chain composition of two branches, closed contours in a horizontal plane, running in opposite directions to form a 2 moving walkways. Balustrades are activities on both sides.