Freight Lifts (VRC)

Commercial Freight Lift

Complete Vertical Lifting Solutions

Colorado Custom Elevator & Lift Inc. is proud to install commercial freight and material lifts from Pflow Industries. Pflow offers the most complete line of VRC’s from mechanical to hydraulic to fully automatic, customized systems. Pflow VRC’s are available in capacities from 10 lbs. to 130,000 lbs. with carriages from 30 x 30 in. to 30 x 60 ft., vertical heights over 200 ft. and travel speeds to 400 fpm. Pflow lifts meet or exceed ANSI and OSHA regulations. The company provides total engineering; fabrication and installation services of freight lifts and guarantees code approval in every state.

In addition to guaranteeing code approval in all 50 states, we offer the best freight lift warranty in the business. But being the best isn’t good enough, as we are continually striving to enhance and improve the safety and technology built into our equipment.

Freight elevator doors are designed to match the capacity and class of loading of the freight elevator.
ASME/ANSI A17.1 Code, Rule 1301.6 (latest revision) specifies door construction standards.
Calculations for stresses in the platform members (and doors) of freight elevators are based on the following concentrated loads assumed to occupy the position which will produce the maximum stress: (latest revision) specifies door construction standards.

  • For Class A loading: 25% of the rated load.
  • For Class B loading: 75% of the rated load divided into two equal parts, 5 ft. (1524mm) apart.
  • For Class C1 loading: where the truck is carried by the elevator, with a load rating of 20,000 lbs. (9072 kg) or less: 80% of the rated load divided into two equal parts, 30 inches (762mm) apart.
  • For Class C2 loading: where the truck is not usually carried by the elevator, with a load rating of 20,000 lbs. (9072 kg) or less: 80% of the rated load or of the loaded truck weight, whichever is greater, divided into two equal parts, 30 inches (762mm) apart.
  • For Class C1 or C2 loading: with a rated load in excess of 20,000 lbs (9072 kg): 80% of 20,000 lbs. or of the maximum loaded truck weight, whichever is greater, divided into two equal parts, 30 inches (762mm) apart.
  • For Class C3 loading: determined on the basis of actual loading conditions, but not less than that required for Class A loading.

Roll up doors are one piece
Manually operated
Standard color: White
Includes slide latch
Mag switch

Landing Gate
(when fire rating is not required)
Electro-mechanically interlocked
expanded metal Double Swing gate
Heavy 9 gauge steel
High visibility
Brackets for code required interlock built in

Customer Supplied Landing Door
(when fire rating is required)
Electro-mechanically interlocked double swing doors.

Freight Dual Holeless
Freight In Ground and Hydraulic

Traditional design utilizing a hydraulic jack, which is located directly under the platform and installed in the ground.

Loading Capacity (lbs) Hoistway


Width x Depth

Platform


Width x Depth

Inside Cab


Width x Depth

Door


Width x Height

Front / Rear Pit Depth
Class A 4000 9′-0″ x 8′-10″ 7′-0″ x 8′-0″ 6′-8″ x 7′-5″ 6′-8″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
4000 9′-0″ x 8′-10″ 7′-0″ x 8′-0″ 6′-8″ x 7′-3″ 6′-8″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
5000 10′-0″ x 9′-10″ 8′-0″ x 9′-0″ 7′-8″ x 8′-5″ 7′-8″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
5000 10′-0″ x 9′-10″ 8′-0″ x 9′-0″ 7′-8″ x 8′-3″ 7′-8″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
6000 10′-4″ x 10′-10″ 8′-4″ x 10′-0″ 8′-0″ x 9′-5″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
6000 10′-4″ x 10′-10″ 8′-4″ x 10′-0″ 8′-0″ x 9′-3″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
8000 10′-6″ x 12′-10″ 8′-4″ x 12′-0″ 8′-0″ x 11′-5″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
8000 10′-6″ x 12′-10″ 8′-4″ x 12′-0″ 8′-0″ x 11′-3″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
10000 12′-8″ x 14′-10″ 10′-4″ x 14′-0″ 10′-0″ x 13′-5″ 10′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
10000 12′-8″ x 14′-10″ 10′-4″ x 14′-0″ 10′-0″ x 13′-3″ 10′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
Class B 8000 10′-6″ x 22′-6″ 8′-4″ x 21′-8″ 8′-0″ x 21′-1″ 8′-0″ x 8′-0″ Front 4′-6″
8000 10′-6″ x 22′-6″ 8′-4″ x 21′-8″ 8′-0″ x 20′-11″ 8′-0″ x 8′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
Class C 8000 10′-6″ x 12′-10″ 8′-4″ x 12′-0″ 8′-0″ x 11′-5″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
8000 10′-6″ x 12′-10″ 8′-4″ x 12′-0″ 8′-0″ x 11′-3″ 8′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″
10000 12′-8″ x 14′-10″ 10′-4″ x 14′-0″ 10′-0″ x 13′-5″ 10′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front 4′-6″
10000 12′-8″ x 14′-10″ 10′-4″ x 14′-0″ 10′-0″ x 13′-3″ 10′-0″ x 7′-0″ Front / Rear 4′-6″

Additional Specs

Hole Depth = Travel + 6′-0″
Speed available to 150 FPM
Minimum Overhead = (Door Height x 1.5) + 9″

This information is intended for preliminary planning. We have attempted to include the basic data that you will require in your planning efforts.