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ASME A17.1b-2003 Following approval by the ASME A17 Elevator and Escalator Committee and ASME, and after public review, ASME A17.1b-2003 was approved by the American National Standards Institute on April 10, 2003, This is the second Addenda to the 2000 edition of the Code. It was issued on May 30, 2003 and is effective as of November 30, 2003. The pages included in this Addenda replace the pages in A17.1-2000 that have the corresponding page numbers. Where the length of the change necessitated the inclusion of additional pages, the additional pages are numbered sequentially following a decimal point (e.g. page 10.1 should be inserted following page 10). Revisions are incorporated directly into the affected page. It is advisable, however, that this page, the Addenda title and copyright pages, and all replaced pages be retained for reference. SUMMARY OF CHANGES Revisions being made in this addenda are identified by [03b] in the margin. Changes made to correct errors in A17.1-2000, as well as other new editorial changes, are identified by [ED]. The following is a sumimary of these changes. Page Location Change 15 Section 1.3 Definition of piston rod added 30 Revised 58 2141.73 Second line editorially revised 118 2.26.44 Second line revised —— 5 277324 Revised €—————___ 138, 3.17.1 Cross-references revised 175,178 521.242 Crose-references revised Section 53 Note added 179 521.83 Revised 183, 183.1 Subparagraphs (a), (b), and (c) revised Added 185-186.1 Section 5.4 Note added 5422 Cross-references revised 5a414 Added 189, 190 5.4111 First cross-reference added 54153 Revised in its entirety 54.165. Revised 54.16 Revised in its entirety (o ASME A17.1b-2003 28mm (Ving ile [25min in] GENERAL NOTE: Grid ie for scaling purposes only. 227316227322 25mm (ind FIG, VISUAL SIGNAL extinguished and remain inoperative, except at the designated level and the building fire control station, where they shall remain operative. (g) Where provided on elevators with verti- cally sliding doors, corridor door open and close buttons shall remain operative. (h) All cars shall be provided with an illumi- nated visual and audible signal system which shall be activated to alert the passengers that the car is returning nonstop to the designated level. The visual graphic shall be as shown in Fig. The signals shall remain activated until the car has returned to the desig- nated level. (i) & car stopped at a landing shall have the in-car door open button rendered inoperative {as soon as the car moves away from the landing The in-car door open button shall remain inoper- ative when a car stops to reverse direction. Once the in-car door open button has been rendered inoperative, it shall remain inoperative until the car has returned to the designated level (i) Where an additional “FIRE RECALL” switch is provided, both “FIRE RECALL" switches shall be in the “ON” position to recall the elevator to the designated level if the elevator was re- called to the alternate level (see (k) To remove the elevator(s) from Phase | Emergency Recall Operation, the “FIRE RE- CALL" switch shall be rotated first to the “RE- SET,” and then to the “OFF” position, pro- vided that (1) the additional two-position “FIRE RE- CALL" switch, wher position; and (2) no fire alarm initiating device is activated (see () Means used to remove elevators from nor- mal operation, other than as specified in this Code, shall not prevent Phase | Emergency Re- call Operation. (m) No device, which measures load, shall pre- vent operation of the elevator at or below the capacity and loading required in 2.16. Phase | Emergency Recall Operation by Fire Alarm Initiating Devices In jurisdictions not enforcing the NBCC, fire alarm initiating devices used to initi- ate Phase | Emergency Recall Operation shall be installed in conformance with the require- ments of NFPA 72, and shall be located (a) at each floor served by the elevator; (b) in the associated elevator machine room; and (c) in the elevator hoistway, when sprinklers are located in those hoistways. In jurisdictions enforcing the ACC automatic Emergency Recall Operation e permitted when the following devices, provided, is in the “OFF” (a) smoke detectors installed in each elevator lobby, or the\duilding fire alarm system; (b) smoke detectors installed in the elevator lobby at the designated level, if that floor area is not sprinklered throughout; and 125 (0) \ } yewtnon ) } NBBC = NAT’ BLDG CoE cANADA