Genesis Shaftway

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The Genesis Shaftway Model fits inside a vertical runway.

The Genesis Shaftway model is a vertical platform wheelchair lift. This style lift has a capacity or 340 kg (750lbs.) and can provide access up to 4343mm (171″). The Shaftway model is designed to fit the lift components within a shaftway built by other to Garaventa Lift specifications.

The Shaftway Model can be designed to blend and compliment the building design at a fraction of the cost of an elevator. The components of the Shaftway Models consist of a drive mast, passenger platform, doors/gates, call stations and platform controls. The Genesis Shaftway Model suitable for commercial or residential projects and can be installed indoor or outdoors.

The Genesis Shaftway Model vertical platform lift is equipped with many standard features. Some of these features are listed below. For a more extensive list of features contact your local Garaventa Lift Representative or refer to the Genesis Design and Planning Guide .

Shaftway Frame (standard)
The frame is constructed of champagne colored anodized aluminum extrusions.

Doors and Gates (standard)
The standard configuration for this model of lifts is a full size Garaventa Lift style door at the lower landing. The upper landing may be fitted with a gate or full height door.

Offset D Handle (standard)
The offset d handle is available on both Garaventa Lift style doors and gates.

Door Interlocks (standard)
The Garaventa Lift Powered Interlock is the standard lock used for Shaftway models that are equipped with Garaventa Lift style doors and gates. The Powered Interlock is a 24VDC solenoid powered interlock that is monitored by the safety circuit to ensure the door or gate is properly locked.

Drive System (standard) A choice of two Drive Systems:
Leadscrew Drive with a 2 HP Motor
Hydraulic Drive with a 3 HP Motor – Continuous Mains Power with auxiliary power system
Lifting Height (standard)
Seven different lifting heights to a maximum of 4343mm (171″).

Call Stations (standard)
Consist of a directional rocker switch and is keyless.

Platform Controls (standard)
Consist of a constant pressure directional rocker switch, an emergency stop/alarm switch and optional key switch.

Finishes (standard)
The standard finish is anodized champagne aluminum frames, with steel panels that are powder painted in Moon Silver (fine textured).

Manual Emergency Lowering Handwheel – Leadscrew Only (standard)
A handwheel is attached to the lift and is used to manually lower the lift to the landing in the case of a power outage.

Manual Emergency Lowering – Hydraulic Drive Only (standard)
The manual emergency lowering device consists of a pull knob mounted in a box on the side of the mast. When this device is used, the platform is lowered to the desired landing.