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Traction Lifts

Flexible products with standard lift shaft sizes that can be easily adjusted to suit non-standard applications. State of the art Gearless drive systems.

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Traction Lifts

High performance Gearless (motor room less) systems from 3 person to 16 person. Energy efficient, low noise, supreme performance. Exclusive 90 degree door arrangements.

The Flight Range

The Supaflight is not only a new range of lifts but also a new philosophy in lifts - a philosophy of simplicity. The Flight System is here to make it easy for you to select a lift with its many options, styles, sizes and configurations.

At-a-glance comparisons or comprehensive data let you choose with ease the most suitable size, door types, installation mountings and finishes.

Supaflight is a vanguard of the Flight Range. Evolved from the established Custom Maxilifts, this pioneering range of passenger lifts offers you a choice in comfort levels and durability for any low to medium rise building.

Supaflight (gearless traction)

Standard features

Swallow Lifts Supaflight is a supreme performance intensive use range of passenger elevator designed to provide the highest quality service and performance with the lowest energy consumption.

  • Gearless motor room less traction with Variable frequency control Drive System provides very smooth and quiet operation
  • Speed range from 0.4 m/s to 1.6 m/s
  • Requires a 1100mm deep pit and headroom of 3600mm
  • Battery powered emergency lowering system
  • Various cab sizes to suit most application from 3 person to 8 person capacity.
  • Exclusive adjacent door entry system
  • Complies fully with EN81/1 and Lift Regulations 1997
  • Travel capability of up to 30m with up to 12 stops
  • Low energy / power consumption
  • 240volt single phase power supply option

Standard Cab Features

  • Stainless steel handrail
  • Choice of eight (8) Melamine wall panels
  • Satin stainless steel trim
  • Control accessories to EN81/70, digital floor indicator in car, voice enunciator, tactile buttons, call recognition signals
  • Fluorescent or Solid ceilings with spot lights
  • Illuminated push button car and landing control stations
  • Automatic timed lighting
  • Mirror



  • Variety of cab type configurations available including straight through, 90 degree exit, and three side entry. Custom car
  • sizes to suit existing lift shafts
  • Additional selection of other car finishes, glass walls, mirrors, stainless steel, or budget cost skinplate
  • Luxurious cab design featuring wood veneers, solid raised oak or recessed panels
  • Observation Cab with laminated glass panels
  • Firefighting and disabled evacuation control

Technical Aspects

  • Power: 415volt 3 phase or 220 Volt, single phase
  • Drive: 1:1 top driven gearless traction
  • Speed: 0.4 m/s – 1.6m/s
  • Rated Load: 225kg - 1250Kg
  • Shaft sizes – please download technical data sheets
  • Emergency Backup: Automatic Emergency Battery Powered Lowering with Automatic Battery Recharging
  • Control Type: Collective control up to 4 car grouping
  • Electronics: Solid State microprocessor based systems
  • Maximum Travel: 30m
  • Number of Stops: 12 Maximum
  • Pit Depth Required: 1100mm
  • Overhead Clearance: 3600mm
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