Gearless Traction Elevators

Schumacher Gearless Traction Elevators are designed for mid- to high-rise buildings having up to 2,000 feet of rise.

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Advantages

  • Overhead or basement machine rooms
  • Extremely low noise level
  • Speeds faster than other product lines
  • Permanent Magnet AC Motor
  • More energy efficient than geared traction
  • Smoother ride quality than hydraulic systems
  • Accommodates front/rear openings
  • Non-proprietary equipment

Best suited for

  • Mid- to high-rise buildings
  • New construction and modernization


Gearless

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 4,500 lbs with both front and rear opening models and speeds up to 500 fpm.

Travel

  • Mid- to high-rise buildings
    Up to 2000 ft of rise

Speed

  • Up to 200-800 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 6'11" 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

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
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 Gearless 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.