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Vacuum Elevator - PVE 30"

The PVE 30″ is the smallest home elevator in the world. The PVE30 elevator has 350-lb lift capacity and is capable of vertical travel up to 35 ft with as many as four stops. This personal elevator is the ultimate space-saving solution for a residential elevator offering mobility while maximizing living space. With less construction than traditional traction or hydraulic elevators for homes and fast 2-day installation, the PVE 30″ may be the best answer to increase safety in your home and return freedom and independence to your world.

Talk with Our Vacuum Elevator Experts

Visit our residential elevator showroom in the Spring Branch/Memorial area of Houston to experience riding in a Vacuum Elevator. Call us at (713) 360-7353 if you have questions.

PVE30 Details

  • External cylinder diameter: 30”
  • Rated load: 350 lbs.
  • No pit required.
  • Bottom level floor must be 100% level as elevator rests on existing floor.
  • No hoistway required.
  • Minimum overhead clearance:
    • Standard unit (turbine motors located on top): 107”
    • Split unit (turbine motors located remotely): 97”
  • Diameter of hole to install through floors and ceilings: 32”
  • 220V
  • 60/50 Hz
  • 25 amp single phase power supply
  • 3 turbine motors located in pump box using a total of 3KW
  • Entrance width opening: 20”
  • Internal cabin height: 79”
  • Internal cabin diameter
    • Between columns: 20”
    • Without columns: 26”
  • Automatic LED lighting and cabin fan
  • Door openings: same side (in-line) only. All doors are hinged on top left with door swing to the left from inside cabin
  • Door height: 80”
  • Door height with door closer: 81 ¾”
  • Each landing level includes only one door
  • 24-volt electrical circuits with all controls in cabin
  • Push button call controls with precise leveling at each landing.
  • Automatic descent to ground level at safety speed in the event of a power failure
  • Mechanical emergency brakes activate within 2″ of free-fall in case of vacuum loss or catastrophic failure
  • Electro-mechanical interlocks at each landing
  • Alarm system and telephone in cabin (optional)
  • Panoramic glass gives occupants the ability to see out and to be seen

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