Modernization

Technology

The elevator industry has been around for 130, years, so you can be forgiven if you think the technology of moving people is “old”. The truth is very different. From the components we use to the techniques we employ, the business of modernizing aging equipment is experiencing a technological renaissance. At Slade, we embrace innovative ideas to deliver better value for you.

Here are just a few innovations that make Slade modernizations a great value:

9D electronic ride quality analysis

We can tune your system to the smoothest ride by electronically recording the movement of your elevator in each direction throughout the shaft. The measurements of each axis, plus changes over time pinpoint the root causes of poor ride quality.

Electronic rope tension equalization:

Ideally, the weight of the cab is spread equally among the steel ropes (typically 4-6 ropes per car). Uneven weight distribution reduces rope life, prematurely wears mechanical components and degrades ride quality. Equalizing the tension has typically been done by hand, similar to tuning a piano.
With electronic equalization, we can measure tension accurately to deliver top performance.

AC Gearless Machines:

The elevator industry is quickly adopting gearless AC motors as the standard for simplified installation, maintenance and reliability. Geared systems still have a place in certain situations, but the elimination of gears, machine oil and oil leaks provides significant advantages.

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Contact Us

Let us know the problems you are having with your elevator, and we will get back to you shortly. You can also contact us with the information below.

New York Contact Information

Address: 137 E. 25th Street, New York, NY 10010
Phone #: (212) 724-7117
Email: sales@slade-elevator.com

New Jersey Contact Information

Address: 1101 Bristol Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092
Phone #: (908) 654-5300
Email: sales@slade-elevator.com

Contact Us

Let us know the problems you are having with your elevator, and we will get back to you shortly. You can also contact us with the information below.

New York Contact Information

Address: 137 E. 25th Street, New York, NY 10010
Phone #: (212) 724-7117
Email: sales@slade-elevator.com

New Jersey Contact Information

Address: 1101 Bristol Road, Mountainside, NJ 07092
Phone #: (908) 654-5300
Email: sales@slade-elevator.com

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