Special Lifts

GLE | Special Lifts

During many years GLE has been designing and installing special equipment both for private companies and multinationals.

We cover the whole process from the design to the production and commissioning

The Centro Botín

The Centro Botín
The Centro Botín

The Centro Botín is a major new visual arts centre in Santander, in northern Spain, which was commissioned and financed by the Fundación Botín, a philanthropic Spanish institution founded in 1964.

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Here East

Here East
Here East

Located at the centre of East London's most dynamic neightbourhood, the Here East Technology Innovation Centre has required two props lifts for its auditorium.

The finished product is a robust and high quality duplex, destined to carry stage props.

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Victoria & Albert Museum in London

Victoria & Albert Museum in London
Victoria & Albert Museum in London

On september 2014 one of our best clients presented us a new challenge, which was to supply a hydraulic 10.650kg arts lift for one of the most important museums in the world.

After it was carefully designed, the overall manufacture took 12 weeks and the result is a top quality equipment, ready to safely transport large art pieces for the world to see.

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The Battersea Power Station

The Battersea Power Station
The Battersea Power Station

As part of our supplies to Schindler UK, we were requested to provide another special lift in the Battersea Power Station complex. Before we have already supplied some other units, most of them scenic lifts, but on this occasion the challenge was very difficult: A traction lift with a Norm Exception which had to be for a 4900 Kg in a car of 4200X7300 mm.

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Heathrow T5 CAR LIFT

Heathrow T5 CAR LIFT
Heathrow T5 CAR LIFT

One of our best clients presented us another challenge, which was to supply a hydraulic CAR LIFT FOR ARMORED CARS to be installed in the brand new Terminal 5 of the Heathrow Airport in London. This is to be intended as a typical hydraulic car lift but for these special cars for VIP people.

  • The 5.000 kg lift travels at 0.5m/s, serves 4 floors and 21m.
  • G.M.V. Telescopic piston hydraulic equipment.
  • The car is 6,600 (w) X 3,000 (d) X 3,500 (h) mm.
  • The doors are Wittur 6 panels centre openign 2600 (w) X 2400 (d)

After it was carefully designed, the overall manufacture took 12 weeks and the result is a top quality equipment, ready to safely transport armored cars in the VIP area of the Terminal 5.

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SOME MORE IMPORTANT AND SPECIAL PROYECTS

  • AUSTRALIA. MRL 1275 KG at 2.5 m/ss– 19 stops, 54 m travel.
  • ART GALLERY BOTIN (BANK OF SANTANDER): 6500 kg MRL 4:1 roping. Lift car 4000 mm height. Doors 3600 mm x 4000 mm.
  • BIG GAR: 6000 kg. 1: roping, 4 RAM, 4 guides
  • DOVER STREET: Ziehl Abegg machine. Machine room below. Hexagonal lift car.
  • HANS PLACE: 5500 kg, 2:1 roping. 2 guides.
  • DUMBWAITER: plattform for books. 80 m travel. Vertical bi-parting door. Machine room above.
  • DUPLEX BOUYGUES: 750 kg, 1.6 m /s with safety gear in the counterweight.
  • TEA CLIPPER: Reduced shaft, Hydraulic direct acting. Glass lift car.
  • SELFRIDGE & CO.: Hydraulic borehole. 2000KG.
  • MANNING ST. MILTON: 1275 kg 2.5 m/s
  • IKEA LAKESIDE: 6500 kg Direct Side Acting, 4 RAM
  • ARTS LIFT (V & A Museum): Hydraulic with BUCHER. 4 RAM 1:1 ROPING. 4 X GUIDES T140/3B. MACHINE ROOM BELOW – 10.650Kg / 149 passengers. MANUAL BOTON SHUTTER 5615 X 3100

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