This type of lift Used extensively in factories and storage facilities for the movement of goods between floors. Unlike passenger lifts, these lifts operate at considerably reduced speed. The speed ranges from 15 to 25 meters per minute (50 to 80 ft. per minute). Higher the speed the running cost increases accordingly.
The control system in this type of elevators is usually of the semi-automatic type or fully steering. The lift car is used to withdraw the heaviest load traffic. Suitable protection at the entrance is given according to requirements. This ranges from swing type, 6 total gates and M.S. Channeling for auto doors. All the safety gears required under the Indian factory Act are provided in the elevators.
The recently introduced two-speed telescopic type gates working with electric door operators can be provided.