Residential Hydraulic Drive

With more standard features than any other elevator available, the Symmetry Hydraulic drive residential elevator is the industry leader.  We offer as standard: Battery lowering, digital position indicators on the COP and hall stations, custom wood sill, and LED lighting.  Our custom options also lead the industry.


  • Travel: Maximum of 50’ (minimum 12” between stops)
  • Speed: 40 FPM
  • Load Capacity: 950#
  • Overhead Minimum of 8’ (96”) with remote controller
  • Pit depth: 6” minimum (8” preferred)
  • Two stops
  • Single opening
  • Three year limited parts warranty

Mechanical Equipment

  • Modular 6 1/4# T-rail structure
  • Car frame assembly
  • 208/203 VAC, 60Hz, 30 amp single phase power supply for motor controller
  • 120 VAC, 60Hz, 15 amp single phase power supply for lighting
  • (2) 3/8” 7×19 galvanized aircraft cable (14400# breaking strength) with wedge rope shackles
  • 80mm diameter piston/102mm diameter cylinder incl. 1” – 3/4” reducer bushing
  • Screw pump (300 micron screen)
  • Positive pressure switch
  • Code compliant electrical disconnects included

Safety Features

  • Slack rope safety device
  • Motor controller supply (located in controller)
  • Car light supply (located in controller)
  • Rupture Valve (Type “C” Safety)
  • Pit stop switch
  • Car top stop switch
  • In-car emergency stop switch and alarm
  • Safety switch for car gate(s)
  • Battery backup emergency car lights and alarm
  • Electromechanical hoistway door interlocks (doors by others)


  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
  • Non-selective collective automatic operation
  • Self Diagnostic System with digital display
  • Car Operating Panel (COP) available in brushed  stainless steel or brushed brass with LED floor position indicator
  • Hall stations available in brushed stainless steel or brushed brass with call button and car arrival indicator
  • Recessed phone box in brushed stainless steel or brushed brass (phone jack included)
  • Automatic car lighting
  • Single floor designated car homing
  • Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for car lowering and  automatic gate operation (if provided) in the event of power failure

Car Features

  • Cab size up to 15 square feet
  • 7’0” interior car height
  • Birch, Oak, or Maple flat veneer interior walls with matching ceiling
  • Matching wood handrail
  • Matching wood car sill
  • Unfinished plywood floor with sill set for .75” (flooring by others)
  • 2 energy saving recessed LED lights with black trim rings
  • 7’0” vinyl accordion gate (light oak, dark oak, white, or antique white)

Optional Features

  • Up to Six stops
  • Single automatic push button operation
  • Custom car size up to 18 square feet**
  • Custom car heights
  • Inset panel car with flush ceiling
  • Inset panel car with matching ceiling
  • Raised panel car with matching ceiling
  • 4 recessed LED lights with black trim rings
  • Factory finished car
  • Polished stainless steel, polished brass, brushed nickel, vintage bronze and oil rubbed brass fixtures (including COP,    phone box, hall calls, and handrail)
  • COP with integrated phone box
  • Custom wood interiors
  • Custom factory finishes (antiqued, distressed, & crackle)
  • Green material alternatives and finishes for car interiors
  • Scissor gate
  • Hardwood veneer accordion gate
  • Clear panel accordion gate
  • Autogate operator (available for use with accordion gate only)
  • .75” finished or unfinished factory installed hardwood car flooring
  • Factory flooring insert for 1/4” flooring by others
  • Buffer springs (requires minimum of 10” pit depth)
  • Key switch for COP and hall stations
  • 750# car capacity

This information is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used for construction.  Please Abbey Home Elevator for a job specific drawing.

** May require local code authority approval

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