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8.3.6.1 General
Where required by 6.1.5.3.3, escalators shall be subjected to such tests as are necessary to certify that
(a) the escalator brakes can be adjusted to conform to 6.1.5.3
(b) the relationship that exists between the range of brake settings and stopping distances complies with 6.1.5.3.1
8.3.6.2 Measuring the Stopping Distances
The stopping distance shall be measured by the movement of a step along its path of travel after a stop has been initiated.
8.3.6.3 Location of Tests
The tests shall be permitted to be made in the manufacturer's plant or on an escalator installation.
8.3.6.4 Extension of Type Test
Provided that design loads of the brake are not exceeded, it is permissible to simulate on the test escalator, by means of alternative loads, a number of heights and widths, for the purpose of certification of an escalator type (design), provided that those escalators for the additional widths and heights utilize the same motor and machine.

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