Automatic door are recommended for lifts being used at public buildings Handling high traffic. Though they require more space in the building as compared to manual doors, it is advisable to go for automatic doors. There is no need for a lift operator. The door panels can be designed to add to the décor of the building.
The range of lifts available is from 4 persons to 40 persons. The speed of travel ranges from single speed of 0.65 m/s to variable speeds of 1.5 m/s. The cabin walls & door panels can be of M.S.painted, M.S. Powder coated or Hairline brush finished stainless steel. Glass dorrs can also be provided but are expensive. Normally center opening doors are advised due to their ease of use and elegance. However in places with a size constraint, towards telescopic doors can be provided in which both the doors open towards one side.