Glass lifts or capsule lifts are special lifts installed on the exterior face of the building or in the lobby or at a place where it can enhance the elevation and look of building. Capsule Lifts have plush interiors, large transparent glass panels providing panoramic view of the surrounding, rightly called as the ornaments of a building.
Capsule lifts can accommodate from 8 persons to 40 persons for a single glass capsule. Octagonal shaped capsule lifts are also being designed and can accommodate upto 13 persons.
Capsule lifts manufacturing demand specialised knowledge and state of the art technology. There are several different options pertaining to their design that are available. They can have bottom lit marble floors, bell shaped roofs and cabin exteriors. Further, Glass doors make the capsule lifts look really world-class.
Capsule lifts can be traction machine based or hydraulic machine based depending on the machine room location.
Although all capsule lifts are used to carry passengers or guests but there are certain special features which differentiate them from Normal Passenger lifts.
|Criteria||Capsule Lift||Passenger Lift|
|Preferred Location for Installation||Installed on the exterior face or Lobby of building||No particular preference, wherever civil structure/space is available|
|Material for Car walls||Large Glass Panels are used to provide Panoramic view from a capsule lift||Opaque metal are used without any preference for view|
|Interior Design and Facilities||Plush interiors with multi features to leave a lasting impression on guest||Standard features and Basic amenities with more emphasis on occupying max. passengers|
|Material of lift and Design||Carefully chosen material and design which could enhance the aesthetic and look of building||Ergonomically designed, best suited for operations and space utilization|
|Manufacturing||Capsule Lift Manufacturing Requires special knowledge and state of art technology||Does not require any special additional skill set|