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1. (WO2018142556) MULTI-CAR ELEVATOR

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/142556    International Application No.:    PCT/JP2017/003885
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 04 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: B66B 9/02
Applicants: HITACHI, LTD.
Inventors: DOZONO Yoshihiro
堂薗 美礼
In order to provide a multi-car elevator capable of moving in any direction between an upward passage and a downward passage at a midway floor, the present invention is a multi-car elevator provided with a rail including at least a bent portion disposed in a travel path, an elevator car for moving in a height direction along the rail, and a drive device for driving the elevator car, wherein the multi-car elevator is characterized in that the drive device is provided with: a pair of wheels for holding the rail therebetween so that rotary shafts thereof are substantially parallel to each other, the wheels being disposed on both sides of the rails; a power machine for rotating at least one of the pair of wheels; and a rotation support part for supporting rotation of the pair of wheels, the rotation support part being positioned at the center of the rotary shafts, and the rotary support part rotating about a support shaft parallel to the rotary shafts.