How to Become a Certified Elevator Technician

Kencor Elevator Systems employs field-trains Certified Elevator Technicians (CETs) who respond to customer requests 24/7 to provide maximum knowledge, skill, and customer service. The CET® Education Program provides the elevator repair and maintenance companies the means of obtaining and authenticating critical education and training related to elevator and escalator specific technical theory, industry codes, components,…

Tips For Elevator Maintenance & Notes on Repair

Kencor, Inc. Elevator Systems has seen the harmful effects of an elevator in need of repair service, including reduced access and negative perceptions from visitors and occupants. To help business regain smooth functionality, our certified elevator technicians are on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With direct access to a diverse inventory of…

Kencor Inc. Trade Info–Part 2

Twin Jack Roped Hydraulic is a holeless design with mostly the same parameters as the Cantilever Roped Hydraulic design, except large platform designs and higher capacities can be accommodated. Traction Low Rise Geared model utilizes a geared machine, ropes, and a counterweight. The main guide rails are mounted on the side of the elevator car…

Kencor Inc. Trade Info–Part 1

Kencor, Inc. has always made a commitment to quality and timely service. Our staff estimators, project managers, field engineers and superintendents with Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI) qualifications. Plus, our staff has installed thousands of hydraulic and traction elevators, so Kencor, Inc. is well equipped to meet your construction requirements. Using non-proprietary equipment from the most…

Meeting Kencor, Inc. Inspection Standards

Servicing Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania elevator repair needs is a steep job. But Kencor, Inc. has over 175 years of combined experience so we can meet all of your expectations. While there are many standard practices of elevation inspections across our regions of service, there are a few state-specific safety requirements that must…

The Kencor Difference

At Kencor, Inc., we are often asked to update existing elevator systems. As an integral part of a building’s architecture, it is important to keep your elevator updated with the latest technology and building code specifications. Modernization not only contributes to tenant and visitor satisfaction, but also raises the value and competitiveness of your building.…

Top 10 Reasons for Buying from Kencor Elevator

The installation of residential elevators in any home is a wise investment. Choosing to install this bit of transportation adds a great deal to your house value and has many other benefits as well. 1. Invest In Your Home Not only does installing an elevator increase the possibilities of home business, but it increases the…

What is a Hydraulic Drive System?

There are two major elevator systems in use today: rope system and hydraulic system. A rope system is the simplest as it just employs the simple machine, a pulley, in order to raise and lower. But a hydraulic elevator lifts the car using a hydraulic ram. The ram is a fluid-driven piston (the rod supporting…

Hire a Kencor Professional to Do the Job Right the First Time

There are many things to consider when hiring an elevator repair contractor. Elevators are large, complex machines that require extremely specialized care to keep their precious cargo safe. Because of their complex engineering, periodic elevator maintenance is a must to make sure that no problems do arise in times of use, but instead are precautiously…

Positives Of A Home Elevator

A home elevator is a source of ultimate comfort and convenience for disabled and non-disabled people. This device is used to relieve homeowners who lead stressful lives. An elevator is particularly useful in moving heavy items from pianos to furniture. It is an ideal addition to an old-fashioned or newly constructed house. Residential Elevator providers…