Tagged: Elevator

Bailong Elevator in China inducted into Guinness Book as tallest outdoor lift

Bailong Elevator in China

If you are afraid of heights, you might probably want to stay away from the Bailong Elevator, which literally means hundred dragons elevator. This tall (even word tall seems dwarf) elevator has been officially inducted into the Guinness World Records as the tallest outdoor lift on 16 July 2015. Standing at 1,070 feet (330 m) high, the glass elevator is build into the side of a giant cliff in the Wulingyuan area of Zhangjiajie, China (area recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site), and did we tell you the heart-pumping ride is also the heaviest outdoor elevator in the world? Read More…

World’s fastest elevator inside Hyundai Asan Tower takes you on a joy ride

As an installation of the Hyundai Asan Tower, the world class elevator test facility spanning a distance of 205.2 meters above the ground and 15 meters below, EL 1080 elevator has to be one of the fastest elevators on earth. It is like travelling from first floor to the 50th floor in mere 25 seconds courtesy an all new elevator technology. Testimony to that is the special report “Fastest on Earth” by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Spectrum’s radio program which clearly proves that the Hyundai Asan Tower has one of the fastest elevators there ever was.
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