There is a distinct difference between Gates and Doors on Home Elevators vs. Commercial Elevators. We explain the differences and the options on almost every project. Here is a comparison and brief explanation of different options.
The Elevator Code requires the elevator be equipped with a gate, and doors at each landing. So when the elevator stops, what you have is essentially two doors at each landing: the gate on the cab and the door to the elevator shaft. The landing door keeps people from falling into the shaft and the gate (the one that rides with the elevator) keeps the elevator passengers safe on the inside.
Elevators can be provided with openings front, side; front and rear; and front, rear, and side. Read More →