# Elevator-Cali Test Flashcards

What Code section covers Alterations?

8.7

What Code Section Covers Seismic

8.4

What Code Section Covers VRC

Title 8 Elevator Safety Orders (Group 2 Article 12.5)

What Code section covers VPL

ASME A18.1 2003 (Section 2)

What part does not need division approval

Controller

What needs to be submitted to the division before work begins

letter of intent

When was ASME A17.1 2004 adopted by the state Of California

May 1, 2008

How often are category 1 inspections performed

Annually

Phase 1 and one floor Phase 2 are tested how often

monthly

what are the key positions for phase 1

Reset, Off, On

What groups require a five year load test

Group 2,3,4

When was group 3 adopted

October 25, 1998

What is the max width of a single vision panel

6 inches

Laminated Platforms are permitted with a rated load of what

5,000lbs or less

Car enclosures if made of openwork shall reject a ball of what size

1 inch

pull straps heights for group 4

79 inches

spaces containing secondary, deflecting sheaves and governors shall have a height of what

53 inches

machine room doors shall have a minimum dimension of

80” x 29.5”

access doors size not requiring bodily entry

24 x 24

what is the minimum dimensions of an elevator entrance

80” x 31.5”

When a car rest on a fully compressed buffer, what is the minimum vertical clearance between the pit and the car

24 inches

Mainline power shall be disconnected upon or prior to activation of fire sprinklers when sprinklers are installed at what height

24” or more above pit or machine room floor

When the hoist way has fire sprinklers, all electrical shall be NEMA 4 When installed at what height

less than 48” above the pit floor

The light switch for the machine room shall be located where

Lock side of the door

What is the minimum working clearance for the elevator drive machine

18 inches

Top car clearances is figured by the sum of

Counterweight runby/ counterweight buffer stroke/ 24 inches/ 1/2 the gravity stopping distance @ 115% of rated speed

Hoistway vertical and bi parting doors are considered to be closed when they are not more than how far from the stops

3/4 inches

The pit ladder shall extend above the sill no less than

48 inches

hoist way enclosures shall not deflect more than 1” with a horizontal force of

100 lbs

What is the relief valve setting for group 2

125%

What is the max speed for manual lowering a hydro

20fpm

what is the max speed for anti-creep

25 fpm

What is the min/max speed for the safety bulkhead

5 fpm / 15 fpm

A pit ladder is required when

The pit depth is 35” or more

Protrusions and setbacks in the hoist way shall not exceed

2 inches

what is the max bottom runby for group 4 car

24 inches

what is the max bottom runby for a group 4 counterweight

35 inches

compensating sheaves tie downs are required at what speed

700 fpm or more

What is the pitch diameter for suspension sheaves

40x diameter of rope

At what depth is a second pit stop switch required

over 67” depth

Platform area is measured where

39” above car floor

When does an elevator required a second emergency alarm

Rise of 100ft or more

Where shall the second emergency alarm be mounted

1 inch car / 1 inch designated area

When Low oil protection is activated, doors shall reclose in how many seconds

15 seconds

When two-way communication is not staffed, the call shall be redirected within

30 seconds

Forced ventilation in an observation car shall operate how long with power removed

1 hour

Emergency exit doors shall be 400 sq inches and measure on each side no less than

16 inches

what is the min. runby for uncounterweighted elevators over 30 fpm

6 inches

What is the minimum and maximum trip speed for an over speed valve

110% min / 140% max

What type of safeties use eccentrics

Type A

What is required when the top of the cylinder is above the tank

Pressure switch

Minimum car top refuge is

43 inches

The force required to prevent closing of a power Car/hoistway door

30 ft-lb

What is the min. Height of a partially enclosed hoistway

94.5 inches

Emergency exit doors in a partially enclosed hoistway are

Prohibited

When the car is outside the unlocking zone, the hoistway doors cannot be opened from the inside the car more than

4 inches

The distance from face to face of car doors to hoistway doors shall not exceed

5.5 inches

What is the minimum headroom under a suspended AC in the machine room

84 inches

Counterweight guard is not required when the counterweights are completely compressed on the buffers at a height of

84 inches

What is the height of a counterweight guard

83 inches min / 96 inches max

Hoistway door unlocking devices are

Prohibited

Means shall be provided to prevent build-up of what in the pit

Water

Power doors on static control elevator shall not open until within how far from the landing

12 inches

How many tie rods shall pass through the counterweight

2

What is the car top clearance on a rack and pinion elevator

43 inches

Where phase 1 emergency recall by a fire alarm initiating devices that can be affected by smoke or flame shall be rendered inoperative after the doors have been held open for how long

20 seconds

How long shall it take for the doors to close once fire recall is activated

Without delay

Where shall fire initiating devices be located

Each landing/ machine room/ hoistway

What is the min interlock engagement before making contact and allowed to run

.28”

What is the force required to prevent a hoistway door at rest to close

30ft-lb

What is the max pressure on bypass

50% of working pressure

What is the amount of oil collected before removal

5 gallons

What is the minimum and maximum decibels for an alarm

80-90 DBA

What is a freight Type B

Motor vehicle loading

When pit refuge is less than 24 inches, what are the proper markings for the pit floor

Diagonal red and white stripes

What are the minimum number of ropes for traction car

3

What are the minimum number of ropes for a drum type car

2

Drum machine on final limits or buffers, min rope turns on drum

1

What is the maximum trip speed of a car safety Governor

115% rated speed

What is the maximum trip speed of a counterweight Governor

10% above car Governor

When is railing on a car top needed

Car to hoistway exceeds 12”

When is a terminal speed reducing device required

50 fpm hydro/ 150 fpm electric

What is the pull strap height if a group 4 elevator

79 inches

What is the minimum wire size not used in control panels

20 AWG