Structural engineering & design of a lift system for an elevating platform using FEA

Mechanical design of a large manually-operated platform lift system.

Required a careful focus on the generation of mechanical advantage through human-powered leverage to balance torque available and resulting lifting forces. Required the specification of ACME threads, bearings and bevel gears.

Industry: Civil

Technology & concept development

Detailed design

Manufacturing documentation

Structural engineering

Sourcing / Supply chain

Project completed: Feb-22

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