5.1.22 End-Loading Inclined Elevators
Requirement 220.127.116.11 does not apply to end-loading inclined elevators. The buffer shall be compressed to within the overtravel distance when the car is level with the terminal landing. Each buffer shall be provided with a switch that shall prevent operation of the elevator by means of the normal operating device in the direction of travel toward that buffer unless it has returned to at least 90% of its stroke.
(a) They shall be designed to function without creating any pinching or shearing hazards.
(b) They shall be equipped with return switches conforming to 18.104.22.168.1 and 22.214.171.124.3, which shall prevent operation of the car in the direction of travel toward that terminal unless the retractable sill returns to its normal position.