IS 17386 : 2020 Electric Traction Lifts - Replacement of Existing Passenger and Goods Passenger Lifts in Existing Buildings

ICS 91.140.90                         ETD 25

New Standard from Last Update.


1.1 This Indian Standard specifies the safety rules related to replacement of existing lifts permanently installed in existing buildings where in some circumstances due to limitations enforced by building constraints, some requirements of IS 14665 cannot be met (see also Foreword).

1.2 This Indian Standard addresses a number of these constraints and gives requirements for alternative solutions. It shall be read and applied in conjunction with the IS 14665 and its amendments.

1.3 This Indian Standard covers the replacement of an existing lift by a new one in existing lift well and machinery spaces.

1.4 This Indian Standard does not cover:

a) Replacement or modifications of some parts to a lift already installed; and

b) Applications outside of the scope of IS 14665.


The following standards contain provisions which through reference in this text, constitute provisions of this standard. At the time of publication, the editions indicated were valid. All standards are subject to revision, and parties to agreements based on this standard are encouraged to investigate the possibility of applying the most recent editions of the standards indicated below:

14665 Electric traction lifts

(Part 2/Sec 1 and 2) : 2000 Part 2 Code of practice for installation, operation and maintenance, Section 1 Passenger and goods lifts, Section 2 Service lifts

(Part 3/Sec 1 and 2) : 2000 Part 3 Safety rules, Section 1 Passenger and goods lifts, Section 2 Service lifts

(Part 4/Sec 1 to 9) : 2001 Part 4 Components, Section 1 Lift buffers, Section 2 Lift guide rails and guide shoes, Section 3 Lift car frame, car, counterweight and suspension, Section 4 Lift safety gears and governors, Section 5 Lift retiring cam, Section 6 Lift doors and locking devices and contacts, Section 7 Lift machines and brakes, Section 8 Lift wire ropes, Section 9 Controller and operating devices for lifts