WHEELS FOR LIFTS & ELEVATORS
TEP Technica Ltd is one of Europe’s largest suppliers of Vulkollan® and polyurethane wheels and a supplier to many leading manufacturers within the lift and elevator industry.
We supply elevator wheels for passenger lifts, service lifts, lifting platforms, stair lifts and home lifts. We understand from experience that safety, performance, price and low maintenance costs are key requirements for elevator wheels. Being able to fulfil all of these demands is why we are increasingly seen as the number one supplier in the lift and elevator industry.
KEY PROPERTIES OF LIFT WHEELS
Elevator wheels are an essential component of elevator systems that help facilitate the movement of elevator cars along their vertical shafts.
When selecting the appropriate wheel for your elevator or lift, the following properties should be taken into consideration:
Lift wheels are typically made from high-strength materials to withstand the heavy loads and constant motion of elevator operation.
Lift wheels are equipped with high-quality bearings to ensure smooth rotation. These bearings reduce friction and allow the wheels to turn easily as the elevator wheels move.
Lift wheels are designed to support the weight of the elevator car and its occupants. The load capacity of the wheels is a critical factor in determining the overall capacity of the elevator system.
LIFT WHEEL INSTALLATION & MAINTENANCE
Choosing the appropriate wheel for your lift or elevator is the first step in ensuring efficient operation. The correct installation of your lift wheels is crucial for safety, while extending the longevity of the elevator system.
Precise alignment of lift wheels is critical to prevent cable misalignment and ensure even loading. Proper alignment minimizes wear on both the wheels and the lift cables.
Lift wheels must be securely mounted to their respective shafts or axles to prevent wobbling or shifting during operation, which could lead to uneven cable engagement and potential accidents.
Proper engagement of the elevator cables with the grooves of the wheels is essential. This prevents slippage and ensures that the elevator car moves smoothly and safely along the shaft.
The tension of the elevator cables should be appropriately adjusted. Improper tension can lead to cable damage, reduced load capacity, and uneven movement of the elevator car.
Adequate clearance between the lift wheels and other components is necessary to prevent interference during operation, avoiding damage and ensuring a safe ride.
Consideration of environmental conditions, such as temperature and humidity, can help ensure that the liftwheels operate optimally under varying circumstances.
TECHNICA PREMIUM ELEVATOR WHEELS
Choosing a high-quality elevator or lift wheel means less downtime for maintenance, repairs and servicing. Our technical advisors are on hand to offer advice on product identification to select the correct elevator wheel. At our UK warehouse we hold a large stocks of elevator wheels that can be dispatched on a next day delivery service.
Our own in-house product design and development team with the expertise to create almost any bespoke solution you require. If we do not currently offer the elevator wheel direct from our existing range we can easily quote on your specific requirements. We can discuss your exact requirements to come up with a cost effective solution, and then work directly with you on all technical issues right through to a prototype elevator wheels you are satisfied with.
We can also agree production timescales, stock requirements and hold stock of elevator wheels exclusively for you to ensure key components are delivered on time. We offer a wide range of sizes and bearing configurations, choice of tread materials and hub centres. At Technica our premium elevator wheels deliver longer life cycle, lower costs and reduced maintenance.
ELEVATOR WHEEL CLIENTS
We produce wheels for a wide variety of customers all with very different requirements. Our clients include:
- Large escalator/elevator manufacturers
- Suppliers to airports
- Mass transit Systems
- Shopping Centres
- Office Buildings
- Arenas & Stadiums
- Convention centres
- Residential lifts
1000's WHEELS IN STOCK
With well over £1million of stock at cost value, and more than 3000 different wheels and castors available from the UK at any given time, we are sure to have the right product for you.
WHY CHOOSE TEP TECHNICA?
QUALITY PRECISION ENGINEERED WHEELS
1000’S OF WHEELS IN STOCK
EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE & TECHNICAL ADVICE
BESPOKE DESIGN & FABRICATION SERVICE