The PVE 37′′ was the first vacuum elevator introduced to the elevator industry in 2002. This pneumatic elevator, PVE 37, remains a best seller with its balance between carrying capacity and small footprint that fits most homes well. The shaftless elevator measures 37′′ in outside diameter leaving homeowners plenty of living and storage space after installing this mobility solution.

To learn more about the PVE 37′′, check the specifications below.

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  • External diameter of cylinder: 37”
  • Carrying capacity: 450 lbs.
  • No shaft, pit, or machine room required.
  • Bottom level floor must be 100% level as elevator rests on existing floor.
  • Minimum overhead clearance:
    • Standard Unit (turbine motors located on top): 107”
    • Split Unit (turbine motors located remotely): 97”
  • Diameter of opening required to penetrate through floors and ceilings: 39”
  • 220 volts
  • 60/50 Hz
  • 30 amp single-phase power supply
  • 3 turbine motors located in pump box using a total of 5 KW
  • Entrance opening width: 20 1/2”
  • Internal cabin height: 79 1/2”
  • Internal cabin diameter: 29 1/2″
  • Door height: 77 3/4”
  • Door Height w/ Door closer: 79 1/2”
  • Automatic LED lighting and cabin fan
  • Door openings: same side (in-line), straight through (180°) or 90°
  • All doors are hinged on top left with door swing to the left from inside the cabin.
  • Each landing level specified includes only one door.
  • 24-volt electrical circuits with all controls in cabin.
  • Push button call controls with precise leveling at each landing.
  • Automatic descent to ground level at safe speed in the event of a power failure.
  • Mechanical emergency brakes activate automatically with vacuum loss or catastrophic failure.
  • Electro-mechanical interlocks at each landing
  • Alarm system and telephone.