Patent Number: 9,803,708

Title: Braking device for a passenger conveyor

Abstract: This invention relates to a braking device (10) for a passenger conveyor comprising at least one movable part (12). The braking device (10) comprises a braking element (18) having a braking portion (34) engageable with the movable part (12) of the passenger conveyor. The braking element (18) is movable in a first direction into a position in which the braking portion (34) engages with said movable part (12) of the passenger conveyor. The braking element (18), in a state in which the braking portion (34) engages with the movable part (12) of the passenger conveyor, is movable in a second direction from a position of initial engagement of the braking portion (34) into a braking position of the braking element (18). The movement in the second direction is driven by movement of the movable part (12) of the passenger conveyor.

Inventors: Lazar; David (Brno, CZ), Vrsecky; Martin (Kojetin, CZ)

Assignee: OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY

International Classification: B60T 1/00 (20060101); F16D 63/00 (20060101); B66B 29/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2021-10-31 0:00:00