Labor Saver Platform Lift Design

Electric Platform Lift Design by Scotty-making moving materials between floors easier and pain free!  1500 lb weight limit used in original plans-an inexpensive option to prior post.

Electric Motor and Spool-Platform Lift Design
Electric Motor and Spool-1
added cad detail:Electric Motor and Spool
Electric Motor and Spool-2

Platform Lift Floor Design
Platform Design

Pulley and Motor Set-Up for platform lift design
Pulley and Electric Motor Set-Up for Platform Lift


Runners and Floor Cutout
Runners and Floor Cutout

Design Notes:
  • With 1 shaft operating 2 cable spools will ensure 'level and even' travel of Platform Lift as it raises and lowers between floors
  • Safety Rail Added to Final CAD Design
  • The Simplicity of the setup will add to the longevity of the Platform Lift System as well as the required maintenance needed to lubricate the cables and pulleys
  • Wheel Guide and Basement Floor Cut-Away-keeps platform centered in Lift Shaft for ease of loading and unloading of cargo
  • Inexpensive Option when compared to installing an elevator to move materials. 
Next Post in Series:
Wiring-Safety Shutoff.

Final CAD Details

First Post in Series:

Design-Build ADA Wheelchair Ramp-

ADA COMPLIANT-RESIDENTIAL WHEELCHAIR LIFT AND RAMP CAD DESIGNS WITH BEFORE PHOTOS AND BUILD NOTES

Thank you for stopping by St Louis Renewable Energy. Feel free to comment in the section below or contact Scotts Contracting- St Louis Home Improvement Projects and Energy Reducing Needs Get Your Green Building Tips and Resources at St Louis Renewable Energy Green Blog

Popular posts from this blog

Part 2-Green and Eco Friendly Kitchens-Organic Style

StL Most Requested Safe Room Features