Geared Traction Elevators

Schumacher Geared Traction Elevators are designed for low- to mid-rise buildings having up to 250 feet of rise.

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Advantages

  • Overhead or basement machine rooms
  • Less expensive installation than gearless
  • Speeds faster than other product lines
  • Smoother ride quality than hydraulic systems
  • Accommodates front/rear openings
  • Non-proprietary equipment

Best suited for

  • Low- to mid-rise buildings
  • New construction and modernization


Geared

Description

Schumacher Geared Traction Elevators are available in custom sizes or various pre-engineered models with various capacities. Pre-engineered models are available in capacities up to 5,000 lbs with both front and rear opening models and speeds up to 500 fpm. 

Travel

  • Low- to mid-rise buildings
  • Up to 250 feet of rise

Speed

  • 200-500 fpm

Specifications & Drawings (click on Tabs for more information)

Single Opening

Capacity
(lbs.)
Opening Type Hoistway Platform Interior Door Width Spec Drawing
Width x Depth Width x Depth Width x Depth
2000 SS 7'4" x6'6" 6'0" x 5'01/2" 5'8" x 4'3" 3'0" DWGPDF
2500 SS or CP 8'4" x 6'6" 7'0" x 5'01/2" 6'8" x 4'3" 3'6" DWGPDF
3000 SS or CP 8'4" x 7'0" 7'0" x 5'61/2" 6'8" x 4'9" 3'6" DWGPDF
3500 SS or CP 8'4" x 7'8" 7'0" x 6'21/2" 6'8" x 5'5" 3'6" DWGPDF
4000 TS 9'4" x 7'11" 8'0" x 6'4" 7'8" x 5'5" 4'0" DWGPDF

Double Opening

Capacity
(lbs.)
Opening Type Hoistway Platform Interior Door Width Spec Drawing
Width x Depth Width x Depth Width x Depth
2000 SS 8'3" x 6'61/2" 6'0" x 5'6" 5'8" x 4'3" 3'0" DWGPDF
2500 SS or CP 9'3" x 6'61/2" 7'0" x 5'6" 6'8" x 4'3" 3'6" DWGPDF
3000 SS or CP 9'3" x 7'01/2" 7'0" x 6'0" 6'8" x 4'9" 3'6" DWGPDF
3500 SS or CP 9'3" x 7'81/2" 7'0" x 6'8" 6'8" x 5'5" 3'6" DWGPDF
4000 TS 10'3" x 8'21/2" 8'0" x 6'8" 7'8" x 5'5" 4'0" DWGPDF

Single Opening

Capacity
(lbs.)
Opening Type Hoistway Platform Interior Door Width Spec Drawing
Width x Depth Width x Depth Width x Depth
3500 TS 7'4" x 9'2" 6'0" x 7'7" 5'8" x 6'8" 4'0" DWGPDF
4000 TS 7'4" x 9'11" 6'0" x 8'4" 5'8" x 7'5" 4'0" DWGPDF
4500 TS 7'4" x 10'31/2" 6'0" x 8'81/2" 5'8" x 7'91/2" 4'0" DWGPDF
5000 TS 7'4" x 10'11" 6'0" x 9'4" 5'8" x 8'5" 4'0" DWGPDF

Double Opening

Capacity
(lbs.)
Opening Type Hoistway Platform Interior Door Width Spec Drawing
Width x Depth Width x Depth Width x Depth
3500 TS 8'3" x 9'51/2" 6'0" x 8'2" 5'8" x 6'8" 4'0" DWGPDF
4000 TS 8'3" x 10'21/2" 6'0" x 8'11" 5'8" x 7'5" 4'0" DWGPDF
4500 TS 8'3" x 10'7" 6'0" x 9'31/2" 5'8" x 7'91/2" 4'0" DWGPDF
5000 TS 8'3" x 11'21/2" 6'0" x 9'11" 5'8" x 8'5" 4'0" DWGPDF
Speed Minimum Pit Depth Minimum Overhead Capacity Cab Height
0-200 fpm 5'0" 15'6" 2000-4000 lbs 8'0"
5'2" 15'6" 4500-5000 lbs 8'0"
-350 fpm 5'6" 16'0" 2000-5000 lbs 8'0"
-400 fpm 5'9" 16'4" 8'0"
-500 fpm 6'4" 16'10" 8'0"

Schumacher Elevator Company engineers and manufactures custom elevators. For custom applications, please contact a Schumacher sales representative at 800-779-5438.

  • SS - Single Slide
  • CP - Center Parting
  • TS - Two Speed

One–end open elevators in seismic zones two or greater require an additional 2” hoistway depth.
Two–end open elevators in seismic zones two or greater require an additional 3” hoistway width. 

All Schumacher Elevator Company Geared Traction Elevators meet or exceed all requirements set by the American Society of Mechanical Engineeers (ASME A17.1).

Dimensions are subject to change without notice.