Internal Lift Specifications
- Quinn lifts are suitable for fitting into existing or new homes
- A choice of cabin design and floor size is available to suit individual requirements.
- Different models are built to service up to four levels to a height of up to 8 metres.
- The lift capacity is set at 400kg.
- Powered by a 12volt dc electro/hydraulic power source, the lift will continue to operate for a period of time if the mains power fails. 240volt ac drive is optional.
- Designed on a cantilever mast system, the lift is fastened to one wall and the lower floor.
- The design complies with the New Zealand Building Code for domestic installations.
All this from a company that has been manufacturing lifting equipment since the early 1960’s
Mast Construction Mast
- The complete unit is manufactured in our factory by competent skilled trade’s people.
- The Platform (cabin) is fully guided and supported in a Hot Rolled steel Channel section (Mast).
- Side Guide Rollers are fitted to provide a stable platform
- Lifting occurs by way of an hydraulic cylinder via two adjustable roller chains.
- Mast construction is a standard design but built to suit individual lift height requirements.
- The size and finish are manufactured to suit individual requirements but usually have MDF flooring with Melamine wall/s. The floor coverings supplied by the owner.
- Minimum requirement for the cabin is to have a platform (floor) and one wall. Options include a 1, 2, or 3 walled cabin.
- Requires x1 double 240 volt ac power point (owners responsibility) to power the 12 volt charger unit and supply power for maintenance.
- All other electrical operations including automatic cabin lights, are 12 volt dc powered by a large deep cycle battery,
- Low voltage wiring is supplied and installed by our lift installer. A prewire is required before the linings are fitted.
- Optional constant pressure or momentary controls are available depending on the requirement.
- A key isolating/emergency down switch is fitted on the control panel in the cabin along with an emergency alarm switch and controls for each level.
- The lift automatically stops at the level requested and only the door at that level will open.
Lift Shaft – Not part of Quinn Engineering’s quote – Owners responsibility
- Requires a single phase power point and bulk head light for maintenance use.
- Lift shaft construction specifications will be provided by Quinn Engineering.
- All walls in the lift shaft Must be lined and including all doors and must be flush finished to the inside of the shaft .
- Doors and handles are to be provided and fitted by the builder.Electric locks are provided by Quinn’s but installed by builder
- Finishing of the lift shaft including plaster, paint, paper is the owner’s responsibility.
- Vision panels in the doors should also be allowed for by the builder.
- A machinery space to house the Controller and the Drive Unit should also be allowed for by the builder.This space must include a 240 volt power point and a telephone jack point.
- Low voltage electrics are used throughout the design.
- A removable isolating key is fitted to prevent unauthorized use of the lift.
- An audible alarm is fitted to the exterior of the lift shaft and controlled from the cabin.
- A telephone is installed in the cabin during installation.
- All doors have to be closed before the lift will operate
- The doors will automatically lock before the lift will operate.
- The lift stops automatically at the level requested & only the door at that level will open.
- An anti creep system is fitted to reset the platform to the requested level if creeping occurs.
- Safety switches are fitted to each lifting chain to prevent travel should they become slack.
- If the mains power fails, the lift will continue to operate in either direction for a time.
- Isolation switches are installed in the pit and on the cabin top
- A Hydraulic burst/speed valve is fitted to prevent overrunning of the cabin.
- Relief and check valves are fitted into the system as standard safety features.
- A manual override valve is fitted to allow the lowering of the cabin in an emergency.
- A pit prop is supplied for the use of maintenance staff working under the raised platform.
Registration & Specifications
- A Lift Schedule/Log Book is kept with each lift giving details of the Model, Serial Number, Lift Capacity, Installation date and Test procedures completed. A duplicate of this information is kept at the manufacturer’s office. The log book shall be completed after each service showing the work completed.
- The first 12 months is covered in the initial purchase price of the product.
- Service and maintenance costs will depend on the environment and usage of the lift but may require a battery replacement every 3 – 5 years. Hydraulic oil, lifting chains, rollers may also need attention.
- Quinn Engineering Ltd offer as standard a 12 month full parts and labour warranty. At the completion of the warranty period, the owner may agree to a service contract with the installer to ensure servicing is completed at regular intervals.