Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor Shaftway Model

Symmetry VRC Shaftway Model

Symmetry vertical reciprocating conveyors (VRCs) make moving boxes, carts, and other hard to lift items from one floor to the next more convenient. 

Our VRCs meet the ASME B20.1 code for Safety Standards for Conveyors and Related Equipment.

The Symmetry VRC is NOT rated for passengers or riders.

Symmetry VRC Shaftway Model
  • Rated Capacity: 750 or 1,000 lbs.
  • Speed: 10-20 feet per minute (see drive options for details)
  • Self contained drive
  • Lifting Height: Up to 14’0” (20’0″ maximum when Hydraulic Drive is used)
  • Steel construction with powder-coated finish
  • LED diagnostics
  • Top-mounted motor and controller (Acme Screw Drive only)
  • Top cap switch
  • Constant-pressure control station provided at each landing
  • Stops: Two
  • 42″ back panel
  • Manual lowering device
  • Non-skid platform surface (Black)
  • Safety labels
  • Overload relief valve (Hydraulic Drive only)
  • Slack chain safety device (Hydraulic Drive only)
  • Over travel safety switch (Optional on Hydraulic Drive)
  • Emergency stop on all controls
  • Landing interlocks keep doors closed/locked when the platform is at another landing
  • Safety nut (Acme Screw Drive only)
  • Dynamic brake (Acme Screw Drive only)
  • Screw brake (Accelerated Acme Screw Drive only)
  • Stainless Steel exterior
  • Drop bar or snap chains for both ends of the platform
  • Key switches for all controls
  • Side wall extensions
  • Landing interlocks
  • Up to three stops
  • Automatic operation
  • 36”W x 54”L (standard)
  • 36”W x 48”L
  • 36”W x 60”L
  • 42”W x 60”L
  • Custom platform sizes available:
    24″ to 42″ width x 36″ to 60″ length
  • Straight-Through
  • 90°
  • Same Side
  • 3 Openings
  • 42″ platform gate
  • 42” tall upper landing gate
  • 80” tall landing gate
  • Non-Fire-rated Red Oak door †
  • 11/2 hour Fire-rated steel door (B Label)
  • Acme Screw Drive: 10 fpm, 1.5 HP, 115 VAC
  • Accelerated Acme Screw Drive: 20 fpm, 1.5 HP, 115 VAC
  • Chain Hydraulic Drive: 17-20 fpm, 3 HP, 115 VAC
  • Symmetry Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors offer an industry-leading four-year (4) limited parts warranty.

† Also available in other wood choices by request