LOAD BEARING MEMBER FOR AN ELEVATOR SYSTEM HAVING A METALIZED POLYMER COATING
A belt (30) for an elevator system (10) is provided. The belt (30) includes a plurality of tension members (42) arranged along a belt width (40). A jacket material (44) at least partially encapsulates the plurality of tension members (42). The jacket material (44) includes a traction surface (32) and a back surface (34) opposite the traction surface (32) together defining a belt thickness (36) therebetween. The jacket material (44) also includes two end surfaces (38) extending between the traction surface (32) and the back surface (34) and defining the belt width (40) therebetween. A metalized polymer coating layer (50) is disposed over at least one of the two end surfaces (38).
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Published patent application
Disclosure date: 11-07-2017
Publication date: 06-06-2018
Applicant: OTIS ELEVATOR CO, US
Inventor: DING ZHONGFEN, US ; EASTMAN SCOTT A, US ; GUILANI BRAD, US ; MOSHER DANIEL A, US ; PAPAS PAUL, US ; ZAFIRIS GEORGIOS S, US
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