Vicente Pacheco receives the Alex MacDonald award

The dissertation proudly defended by Vicente Pacheco was recognised by the annual review board as the most outstanding dissertation based on quality and innovation presented by students from the MSc Lift Engineering degree lead by the University of Northampton.

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Choosing the type and model of lift car and landing doors is an important decision when planning the installation of a new or a replacement lift system. When weighing up which particular model would best suit the job, four different factors should be taken into account.

Key factors in the choice of passenger lifts

The type of passenger lift needed in a busy shopping centre is very different from the one required to handle the vertical traffic in a residential tower block. Even if the dimensions and load capacities are exactly the same, the particular combination of features, machinery and equipment depends on the specific requirements of each project and results in very distinct solutions.

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Key factors in the choice of passenger lifts

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