World’s Fastest Elevator: In China, but Made in Japan

29 09 2011

Diambil Dari Wall Street Journal.



The Shanghai Tower will be the tallest building in China with the world’s fastest elevator when finished in 2014

Mitsubishi Electric Corp. is one step closer to having its name etched into the world’s fastest elevator when the Shanghai Tower is completed, reclaiming the title it lost seven years ago.

Upon completion in 2014, describing the soaring Shanghai Tower will unavoidably call for a mouthful of superlatives. Among them will be the trio of what will be the world’s fastest elevators, shooting up the skyscraper at a speed of 1,080 meters per minute.

The ear-popping speed squeaks past the elevators in Taipei 101, which currently tout the record speed of 1,010 meters per minute. Baca entri selengkapnya »

Development of the World’s Fastest Elevator with Korea’s High-Speed Technology

30 05 2011

” One hundred years after the first elevator was introduced to Korea, a high-speed elevator moving at over 1km per min has been developed using Korea’s own technology. “

Development of the world’s fastest elevator

Hyundai Elevator developed the world’s fastest elevator, ‘THE EL 1080’, which moves at 1,080m per min, and a dual-deck elevator, ‘THE EL 600D’, which has a maximum speed of 600m per minute, in May 2010. As such, the company has succeeded in securing world- top-class technological prowess in making elevators.

Such an achievement proves that Korea’s technological prowess has surpassed that of global elevator companies: Korea has now fully equipped itself with design, production and installation technologies by developing a high-speed elevator system (traction machines, control devices, safety devices, air pressure control devices and transverse vibrations, etc.).

Instalation of High Speed Elevator

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