Bring Older Home Elevators Into Code with Space Guards
Fox Valley Elevator offers Wooden and Polycarbonate Space Guards to bring older home elevators into code and increase safety. The space guards reduce the entrapment area and meet the national ASME code. By reducing the platform area, these customized Space Guards greatly reduce the risk of serious injury and death.
Customized Space Guards
Fox Valley Elevator offers customized hoistway door space guards to match your elevator style. Choose a wood space guard, available in a variety of plywood veneers or a clear polycarbonate space guard with standoff finishes to match your elevator fixtures.
Available in Wood or Clear Polycarbonate
More About the National ASME A17.1 Code
Elevators installed per ASME A17.1 code prior to 2016 allowed for a 3-inch gap between hoistway door and hoistway edge. Elevators installed per ASME A17.1 code since 2016 allow for a 3/4-inch gap between hoistway door and hoistway edge.
Questions? Contact us or your local Fox Valley Elevator dealer.