According to the purpose of elevators, elevators can be divided into the following categories.
Passenger elevators, elevators designed to transport passengers, require complete safety facilities and certain interior decorations.
Freight elevators are mainly designed for transporting goods and are usually accompanied by people.
The medical elevator is an elevator designed to transport hospital beds, stretchers, and medical vehicles. The car has the characteristics of long and narrow.
Sundries elevator, designed for libraries, office buildings, restaurants to transport books, documents, food, etc.
Sightseeing elevator, the car wall is transparent, it is an elevator for passengers to sightsee.
Vehicle elevator, used as an elevator for loading and transporting vehicles.
Ship elevators, elevators used on ships.
Building construction elevators, elevators for building construction and maintenance.
Other types of elevators, in addition to the above-mentioned common elevators, also have special-purpose elevators, such as cold storage elevators, explosion-proof elevators, mine elevators, power station elevators, firefighters elevators, inclined elevators, and nuclear island elevators.