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Qr Codes are special types of barcodes which contain information that you can use.
To get information from a QR code, you need a smartphone with a camera and a software reader.
Software is generally available for free for the different kind of smartphone.
QR codes can be printed on paper or visualised from a computer screen. Both can be read with your smartphone.
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ZXing Barcode Scanner (free).  Please download the application from the Android store.

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for Wittur Spa in Colorno, Parma

Wittus Spa showroom has been updated with the new products exhibited at Interlift 09 in Augsburg.
Starting from today it is possible to evaluate the new car door operators HYDRA 3000 PLUS for quality modernization, as well as PEGASUS PLUS car door in MARINE version and PEGASUS with new sublimated photographic panels.
Moreover, the new products from Wittur Hydraulic Drives in Bergamo are also on display: the new hydraulic system HE equipped with electronic valve and the new hydraulic pump HI equipped with inverter.

Besides the latest products, Wittur Spa showroom hosts a good part of Wittur range of products: LD and Zero3 cars, Augusta, Fineline, ECO Bus, Hydra in version with glass framed panels and with EN 81-58 certification, PEGASUS PLUS in a version for high performance lift systems, HSG-HSK safety kit, Wittur safety gears, a complete round glass lift with LUNA doors and more.

We are at your disposal for a tailored visit!  For further information:
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according to EN81-71:2005 standard

Wittur group has completed the vandal-resistant certification category 1 for its HYDRA and PEGASUS range of landing and car door types according to the European standard EN81-71:2005.

The growing demand of protection of lifts in unguarded public areas against acts of vandalism has lead CEN (European Committee for Standardization) to issue the harmonized norm, which defines the testing methodology and the classification of lifts in terms of vandal-resistance. Category 1 vandal-resistant doors are manufactured in reinforced execution in order to withstand moderate acts of vandalism, carried out according to modes and with instruments as indicated in the annexes of the EN81-71.
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Munich/Wiedenzhausen. TÜV SÜD has issued the first energy-efficient lift certificate as per VDI Guideline 4707. The energy-efficiency certificate was issued to lifts produced in-house by WITTUR, the lift-component manufacturer.
Future plans provide for new lifts and lift components to be placed on the market with energy-efficiency certificates.

At the corporate headquarters of WITTUR Group in Wiedenzhausen, TÜV SÜD Industrie Service GmbH certified the energy efficiency of four visitors' and test lifts.
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Wittur components extensively used for a modernization project for Lisbon Metro

Wittur has been selected as one of the main components supplier for a modernization project for Lisbon Metro.

Glass framed doors supplied by Wittur are being installed instead of the previous stainless steel ones to offer enhanced security and comfort to the more than 500,000 daily customers of Lisbon Metro.

The installation demonstrates the flexibility of Wittur service, as they provided a consistent door look for elevators built in different stages by different manufactures.

Wittur scope of supply for this project includes glass framed car doors and glass framed landing doors in both standard and fire-cutting executions.

Lisbon metro construction works started in 1955 and the first two lines started operations on Dec 29th, 1959. The four Lisbon subway lines total about 39 kilometers in length with more than 50 stations.
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The new ECO series from WITTUR Electric Drives GmbH

The Servogearless” traction machines manufactured by Wittur Electric Drives GmbH, a Wittur Group Company located in Dresden (Germany), have been submitted to a complete electro-magnetic redesign.
They are now available in a new ECO version with lower electrical current consumption (current consumption has been reduced by as much as 20% depending on the application). Another benefit of the new ECO series is that smaller inverters can be used in most cases.
The Servogearless” range includes two different models: WSG-S1 for loads of up to 630 kg (2:1 suspension) and WSG-S2 for loads of up to 1200 kg (2:1 suspension).
The other outstanding features of the “Servogearless”traction machine that have been kept in the new ECO version are:
  • Synchronous 16-pole motors
  • Compliance with Lift Directive 95/16/EC and EN81-1 specifications
  • Rated speeds from 0,6 up to 1,6 m/s (suspension 2:1)
  • Exchangeable traction pulley for steel rope applications and different groove profiles available as options
  • Low noise level
  • Adaptable options regarding voltage, speed, torque, measuring system, braking torque and traction sheave parameters
  • Integrated fail-safe brake, type-tested to EN81-1
Wittur customers will benefit from this new design on all orders of Servogearless traction machines placed from July 2009 onwards.
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Millions of lifts are in use today in Europe. In many countries, more than half of the existing lifts are 25 years old or older. Few of them have been modernized to meet current safety and performance requirements. 
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Lift modernization projects aim to improve safety, accessibility, performances and comfort in existing systems. 
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LM Liftmaterial GmbH, Sematic complete elevtor division based in Pliening (Munich), has launched at Interlift 2015 the Onyx; a new, machine-roomless, central guided passenger lift characterised by an innovative drive technology that provides very efficient operation.
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A further step towards the development of a cutting edge manufacturing, logistic and expertise center for the East-European region

On Thursday 4 September, the Sematic Group officially opened a new production area in its plant in Nyíregyháza, in the eastern part of Hungary. Approximately 50 attendees, including Sematic top management, representatives of the elevator industry, the local government departments and the financial sector, were present at the event.
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