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ISO 8100-30:
Elevator dimensions

Figuring out the correct elevator dimensions and perfect Elevator Shaft for your building design can be challenging.

ISO 8100-30 specifies:

  • Elevator payloads
  • Elevator speeds
  • Elevator dimensions
  • Elevator types
  • Elevator machine room sizes

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What is ISO 8100-30?

The standard ISO 8100-30 describes

  • What is the required shaft size
  • Type of entrance arrangements

Elevator Rated Loads

  • 450 kg, 630 kg, 800 kg, 1275 kg, 1350 kg
  • 1600 kg, 1800 kg, 2000 kg, 2500 kg

Elevator Rated Speeds

  • 0.4 m/s, 0.63 m/s, 0.75 m/s, 1.0 m/s, 1.5 m/s, 1.6 m/s,
  • 1.75 m/s, 2.0 m/s, 2.5 m/s, 3.0 m/s, 3.5 m/s, 4.0 m/s, 5.0 m/s, 6.0 m/s

Elevator Shaft Dimensions

  • Elevator car dimensions
  • Elevator hoistway dimensions
  • Elevator shaft head and shaft pit
  • Elevator machine room requirements

Elevator Classes

  • Class I: designed for the transport of persons
  • Class II: designed mainly for the transport of persons, but in which goods can be carried
  • Class III: designed for health-care purposes, e.g. hospitals and nursing homes
  • Class VI: especially designed to suit buildings with intensive traffic, i.e. lifts with speeds of 2,5 m/s and above



DIN ISO 8100 contain standard lift dimensions

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