Elevators and escalators

Moving people more efficiently

People walking down an escalator
It’s the bottom line for manufacturers and operators alike. To achieve it, engineers are trying to design more compact, energy efficient motors and components. Reducing maintenance requirements is also key, given the hard-to-reach components and costly downtime involved.

SKF can help

SKF provides rotating, lubricating and maintenance-enhancing solutions for a variety of applications, including motors, sheaves, guide rails and step chains. Solutions feature a range of bearings, lubrication systems and lubricants as well as comprehensive condition monitoring services.

Whether you are an OEM or in the aftermarket, SKF elevator and escalator solutions can help deliver:
  • Improved reliability
  • More compact designs
  • Reduced noise and vibration
  • Reduced maintenance
  • Better rider comfort
  • Greater flow of people

Elevator/escalator applications

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