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Topic: Reliability & Maintainability Questions and Answers

Topic Posted by: Reliability & Maintainability Forum ( )
Organization: System Reliability Center
Date Posted: Mon Aug 31 12:47:36 US/Eastern 1998

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Posted by: Diane Gordon ( )
Organization:Reliability Center, Inc.
Date posted: Wed Jun 20 10:48:49 US/Eastern 2001
Subject: Reliability of Elevator Parts
Does anyone know of any resources to find information about the reliability of elevator parts?


Subject: Elevator Part Reliability
Reply Posted by: Bruce Dudley ( )
Organization: Reliability Analysis Center
Date Posted: Thu Jun 21 12:49:09 US/Eastern 2001
The RAC data base does not have elevator specific failure rates but at the part or component level we do have information that could be translated to elevator conditions. The information is located in our Non-Electronic Parts Reliability Database (NPRD-95). The information includes failure rate data on switches, pulleys, cables, motors, relays and other components that are used in an elevator system. These data could be adjusted to fit the elevator environmental and operating characteristics.

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