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Vacuum Elevator - PVE 52"

The PVE 52′′ is the perfect choice for those who are in need of a wheelchair-accessible elevator or with the desire for a beautiful and spacious Panoramic Elevator for their home. This is the largest of the three vacuum elevators, capable of carrying three people. Yet the spacious PVE 52 takes up less space in your home than any traditional hydraulic or traction home elevators because no shaft is needed. Learn more about our shaftless elevators.

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PVE52 Details

  • External cylinder diameter: 52 11/16”
  • Rated Load: 525 lbs.
  • No pit required, the elevator rests on existing floor which must be completely level.
  • No elevator shaft construction required which saves installation time and costs.
  • Minimum overhead clearance:
    • Standard unit (turbine motors located overhead): 107”
    • Split unit (turbine motors located remotely): 97”
  • Hole diameter required to install through floors and ceilings: 54 11/16”
  • 220V
  • 60/50 Hz
  • 25 amp single phase power supply
  • 3 turbine motors located in pump box using a total of 6KW
  • Entrance width opening: 20 1/2”
  • Internal cabin height: 79 1/2”
  • Internal cabin diameter: 29 1/2
  • Automatic LED lighting and cabin fan
  • Door opening configurations: same side (in-line), straight through (180°), or 90°
  • All doors are hinged on top left with door swing to the left from inside the cabin
  • Door height: 77 3/4”
  • Door height with door closer: 79 1/2”
  • Each landing level includes only one door
  • 24-volt electrical circuits with all controls inside cabin
  • Push button call controls with precise leveling at each landing.
  • Automatic descent to lowest level at safe speed in the event of power failure
  • Mechanical emergency brakes within 2″ of free fall in vacuum pressure loss or catastrophic failure
  • Electro-mechanical interlocks at each landing
  • Alarm system and telephone inside cabin
  • Panoramic glass enables elevator occupants to see out and to be seen.