Shaftway/Hoistway Vertical Platform Lift



Bruno’s Shaftway vertical platform lift is placed inside a shaftway (also known as a hoistway) built by others. Providing access up to 14 ft, the shaftway wheelchair lift includes a drive mast, passenger platform, doors and gates.





Planning Documents


Planning Guide

3-Part Spec (PDF, DOC)  

10-Part Spec

Technical Specs


Application Drawings

ILS-01176: Straight through platform - no pit
ILS-01177: Straight through platform - pit
ILS-01178: 900 adjacent platform - no pit
ILS-01179: 900 adjacent platform - pit
ILS-01253: Same side platform - no pit
ILS-01254: Same side platform - pit
ILS-00938: Top landing gate detail
ILS-01027: Flush mount door detail
ILS-01194: Flush mount door detail (Aluminum with Plexiglas)
ILS-00846: Canopy detail


  • Provides access up to 14'
  • 750 lb (340 kg) lifting capacity
  • Reliable, quiet ACME screw-driven DC motor with continuous charge battery operation 
  • Weather-protected controls and powder-coated paint
  • Keyed, constant pressure platform controls; emergency stop switch & audio/visual alarm
  • Bottom platform safety panel
  • 42" (1067 mm) high, solid, side platform walls
  • Top/bottom limit switches; upper/lower final limit safety switches
  • 36" x 54" (914 mm x 1372 mm) non-skid platform
  • Fixed ramp or pit
  • Power system models VPL-3353B, VPL-3375B: 1/2 hp DC motor (includes 17AH batteries);
    models VPL-3310B, VPL-3312B & VPL-3314B: 1 hp DC motor (includes 34AH batteries)
  • Gold Warranty: Two years on major components; one year on parts


  • Top landing gate includes call/send controls with key and mechanical interlock or electrical strike interlock (ESI) 
  • A cold weather package, tested to improve performance to -20º F 
  • Several platform sizes and configurations
  • Paddle controls on the platform 
  • Paddle landing controls 
  • Flush mount doors with interlock 
  • Power assisted door/gate operator 
  • ADA compliant telephone kit