16th Edition (reference only) – NOW superseded by the 17th Edition IEE Regulations.

chapter 5

chapter 6

  6.1. - Basic requirements for circuits 6.4 - Industrial socket outlet circuits
  6.2 - Maximum demand and diversity 6.5 - Other circuits
  6.3 - BS1363 socket outlet circuits 6.6 - Circuit segregation

6.6.3 - Lift and hoist shaft circuits

A lift shaft may well seem to be an attractive choice for running cables, but this is not permitted except for circuits which are part of the lift or hoist installation (see {Fig 6.13}). The cables of the lift installation may be power cables fixed in the shaft to feed the motor(s), or control cables which feed call buttons, position indicators, and so on. Trailing cables will feed call buttons, position indicators, lighting and telephones in the lift itself.

Fig 6.13 - Cables installed in lift or hoist shafts


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Extracted from The Electricians Guide Fifth Edition
by John Whitfield

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