The side of an escalator extending above the Steps, which includes Skirt Guard, Interior Panel, Deck Board and Moving Handrails.
A handhold that moves along the top of the Balustrade in synchronization with the Steps.
The major panel portion of the Balustrade located immediately below the Moving Handrails, made of glass.
A decorative capping member of the balustrade of an escalator, which continues in the traveling direction (see figure below).
The lowest panel within the Balustrade, located immediately below the Inner Deck and adjacent to the Steps at a slight gap from the Steps.
Assembly of structural steel that supports the weight and load of an escalator. (A Control Panel, Drive Units for Steps and Moving Handrails and other components are housed inside the structure.)
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Controls stop/start operation and also supplies electric power to the Drive Unit.
A unit to drive the escalator, comprised of electric motor, decelerator, electromagnetic brake, V belt, Sprocket, and other components.
A chain that transmits the Drive Unit's power to the drive wheel (Sprocket).
Drive wheels installed at top and bottom to drive the Steps. The top Sprocket drives the moving Steps, while the bottom sprocket turns the Steps.
A rail to guide the Driving Rollers.
A rail to guide the Trailing Rollers.
||Moving Handrail Drive Unit
A device that indirectly drives the Moving Handrail at the same speed as the Steps via the Moving Handrail Drive Chain.