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Elevator Success Stories

With literally tens of thousands of our elevator drives installed in elevators on six continents, Magnetek Elevator has earned the prestigious global status of being “the” drive supplier to the elevator industry. The Company’s high quality products with attention-to-detail service are the cornerstones to Magnetek Elevator’s outstanding reputation.

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Quattro AC:

High-Rise Condominium Elevator Modernization

Challenge:
Modernize twelve elevator systems in two buildings utilizing new PM 1:1 roped motor system

Solution: 
Modernize system with gearless Quattro AC Cube PM elevator drives

High-Rise Condominium Elevator Modernization -  Download PDF

Marquette University's Schroeder Hall


Challenge:
 
Modernize two geared induction elevators, install long-lasting, easy-to-use controls, minimize necessary service company repair calls, improve efficiency, upgrade ride quality

Solution: 
Modernize system with Quattro AC Cube elevator drives  

Quattro AC Cube Modernization at Marquette University's Schroeder Hall - Download PDF 


285 Madison Avenue Elevator Modernization Project

Challenge:
Modernize elevator systems operated by DC hoist motors original to the 1929 building

Solution: 
12 Quattro AC Elevator Drives were installed, providing efficient operations and qualifying for gold-level LEED certification   

285 Madison Avenue Elevator Modernization Project - Download PDF


London's Economist Building Achieves 66% Energy Savings

Challenge: 
Existing DC motor generator controlled elevator systems were inefficient, consuming 66kWh/day per lift.

Solution:
Three 85A Quattro AC Elevator Drives were utilized.
 
The Economist Building Achieves 66% Energy Savings - Download PDF



Quattro DC:


An Investment in Satisfaction & Energy Savings: 735 Water Street, Milwaukee, WI

Challenge:
Modernize gearless DC machines installed in 1913 to improve efficiency, reduce maintenance, and increase ride quality

Solution:
Modernize system with Quattro DC drives and Schindler PORT technology destination dispatching  

Quattro DC Modernization Project at 735 Water Street, Milwaukee, WI - Download PDF


The Crescent® Elevator Modernization Project

Challenge:
Replace an aging elevator system with a more energy efficient solution

Solution:
Fitted three towers with 24 Quattro DC Drives

The Crescent Elevator Modernization Project - Download PDF


Apollo House Saves Energy And Money With Modernization

Challenge:
The existing 3m/s DC-SCR installation employed on six lifts in London's Apollo House required ever increasing maintenance to sustain system operation.

Solution:
Lifts were modernized utilizing six 150A Quattro DC Elevator Drives.
 
Apollo House Saves Energy and Money on Modernisation - Download PDF


Emily Morgan Hotel Realizes Rebates with Quattro Elevator Drive

Challenge:
Large-scale modernization project required reuse of the existing DC elevator motor.

Solution:
Magnetek introduces the first North American commercial installation of the Quattro regenerative elevator drive delivering $16K in commercial energy rebates.

San Antonio's Emily Morgan Hotel realizes rebates with Quattro drives - Download PDF

Qualifying and Applying for Utility Energy Savings Rebates (with permission of Elevator World) - Download PDF


Quattro DC Modernization at Brisbane's Northbank Plaza Building


Challenge:
Aging and inefficient elevators were becoming difficult to repair.

Solution:
Quattro DC Drives were installed during modernization project providing "clean harmonics" and improved energy efficiency.
Elevator Modernization in Brisbane (Reprinted from Elevator World, October 2007)  - Download PDF




Axial Flux:

Three-Building Collaboration Improves Elevator Operation

Challenge: 
Replace elevator drives running Axial Flux disc type PM motors in three buildings across the United States

Solution: 
Integration of the HPV 900AF Axial Flux drives with existing SmartRise controllers improved system operation   

Three-Building Collaboration Improves Elevator Operation - Download PDF


Priestley Wharf Elevator Control Refurbishment Project

Challenge:
Retrofit a high-quality solution for a four floor elevator control system

Solution:
Installed Magnetek’s HPV 900AF elevator drive

Priestley Wharf Elevator Control Refurbishment Project - Download PDF 


ETC.:

Magnetek Elevator Drives The World's Most Famous Buildings


Quattros Worldwide - Download PDF

Magnetek Elevator Drives the World's Most Famous Buildings - Download PDF


Magnetek Elevator Drives Receive 2008 Project Of The Year Recognition


Challenge:
The New York Marriott Marquis' elevators comprised one of the most extensive and widely recognized redesign projects in Schindler Elevator Corp.'s history.

Solution:
Quattro Drives were utilized.

Project of the Year 2008 - New York Marriott Marquis (with permission of Elevator World)


Magnetek Elevator Drives Receive 2009 Project Of The Year Recognition


Challenge:
Brown University Sciences Library elevator modernization project recognized by Elevator World magazine.

Solution:
HPV 900 PM Drives were utilized.

Project of the Year 2009 - The Brown University - Sciences Library Elevator Modernization (with permission of Elevator World) - Download PDF

The Brown University - Sciences Library Elevator Modernization (with permission of Elevator World) - Download PDF


Magnetek Introduces Quattro DC Elevator Drive

Magnetek Hosts Seminar Introducing Quattro® DC Elevator Drive (with permission of Elevator World) - Download PDF

Quattro Drive Modernization Seminar in Boston (with permission of Elevator World) - Download PDF



285 Madison Avenue Elevator Modernization Project285 Madison Success Story

Challenge:
Modernize elevator systems operated by DC hoist motors original to the 1929 building

Solution: 
12 Quattro AC Elevator Drives were installed, providing efficient operations and qualifying for gold-level LEED certification   

285 Madison Avenue Elevator Modernization Project - Download PDF
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