Hydraulic Drive

Hydraulic Home Elevator

When it comes to residential elevator systems, hydraulic drives are a popular choice for homeowners looking for quality, safety, and the ‘quietest’ ride.

Hydraulic home elevator systems utilize a ram or piston to raise and lower the car by filling or releasing fluid into an airtight cylinder. With more standard features and custom options than any other elevator on the market today, Symmetry’s Hydraulic Drive Residential Elevator system is the industry leader.

Unique in the market, no other company offers emergency battery-operated lowering, COP and hall stations digital position indicators, custom wood sills and energy-efficient LED lighting as standard features.

This drive system accommodates up to six stops, 50’0" of travel and is equipped to hold up to 1,000 pounds.

Standard Features
  • Travel: Maximum of 50’0" (minimum 12” between stops)
  • Speed: 40 feet per minute
  • Rated Capacity: 1000 pounds
  • Overhead Minimum of 7’10" (94”) with remote controller*
  • Pit depth: 6” minimum (8” preferred)
  • Two stops
  • Single opening
  • Three-year limited parts warranty
Mechanical Equipment
  • Modular 6-1/4 pound T-rail structure
  • Car frame assembly
  • 208/230 volts alternating current, 60 hertz, 30 amp single phase power supply for motor controller
  • 120 volts alternating current, 60 hertz, 15 amp single phase power supply for lighting
  • 208/230, 3 horsepower submersed motor with 2-speed valve assembly (1750 revolutions per minute / 17 full-load-amperage) - manual down valve for emergency lowering
  • Screw pump (300 micron screen)
  • Positive pressure switch
  • Code compliant electrical disconnects included*
Safety Features
  • Slack rope safety device
  • Motor controller supply disconnects (located in controller)
  • Car light supply disconnects (located in controller)
  • Rupture Valve (Type “C” Safety)
  • Pit stop switch
  • Car top stop switch
  • In-car emergency stop switch and alarm
  • Safety switch for car gate(s)
  • Battery back-up emergency car lights and alarm
  • Electromechanical hoistway door interlocks (doors by others)
  • Light curtain monitoring the car entrance
Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Non-selective collective automatic operation
  • S.M.A.R.T. System (Self-Monitoring Alert Response Technology)*
  • Car Operating Panel (COP) with LED floor position indicator; available in multiple finishes
  • Recessed phone box in multiple finishes (phone jack included)
  • Hall stations with call button and LED floor position indicator; available in multiple finishes
  • Automatic car lighting
  • Single floor designated car homing
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for car lowering and automatic gate operation (if provided) in the event of power failure*
Car Features
  • Car size up to 15 square feet
  • 7’0” interior car height
  • Birch, Oak, or Maple flat veneer interior walls with matching ceiling*
  • Matching wood handrail
  • Matching wood car sill*
  • Unfinished plywood floor with sill set for .75” (flooring by others)
  • 2 energy saving recessed LED lights with black trim rings*
  • 7’0” vinyl laminate accordion gate (light oak, dark oak, birch, white, chalk or antique white)
Optional Features
  • Up to six stops
  • Single automatic push button operation
  • Custom car size up to 18 square feet**
  • Custom car heights
  • Shaker or Recessed panel car with flush ceiling
  • Shaker or Recessed panel car with matching ceiling
  • Raised panel car with matching ceiling
  • 4 recessed LED lights with black, brass, nickel or bronze trim rings*
  • Factory finished car
  • Polished stainless steel, polished or brushed brass, black, vintage bronze and oil rubbed brass fixtures (including COP, phone box, hall calls, and handrail)
  • COP with integrated keypad phone*
  • Custom wood interiors
  • Custom factory finishes (antiqued, distressed, & crackle)*
  • Green material alternatives and finishes for car interiors*
  • Symmetry Safety 3 Panel Car Door
  • Two & Three speed car or car and landing doors
  • Wrap around car door
  • Enterprise collapsible gate
  • Hardwood veneer accordion gate
  • Clear panel accordion gate
  • Automatic car gate/door operator (not available on Enterprise collapsible gate)
  • .75” finished or unfinished factory installed hardwood car flooring
  • Factory flooring insert for 1/4” flooring by others
  • Buffer springs (requires minimum of 10” pit depth)
  • Key switch for COP and hall stations
  • 750 pound car capacity
  • Accordion gates will have bronze hardware except on white, chalk, or antique white gates. Acrylic gates will have clear hardware when stainless or black fixtures are provided.
Warranty

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** May require local code authority approval

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