(19)
(11)EP 3 406 557 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
05.12.2018 Bulletin 2018/49

(43)Date of publication A2:
28.11.2018 Bulletin 2018/48

(21)Application number: 18173265.2

(22)Date of filing:  18.05.2018
(51)Int. Cl.: 
B66B 7/06  (2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME
Designated Validation States:
KH MA MD TN

(30)Priority: 23.05.2017 US 201762509926 P
11.04.2018 US 201815950212

(71)Applicant: Otis Elevator Company
Farmington, Connecticut 06032 (US)

(72)Inventors:
  • ZHAO, Chen Qian
    Farmington, CT Connecticut 06032 (US)
  • MARTIN, Kyle B.
    Farmington, CT Connecticut 06032 (US)

(74)Representative: Schmitt-Nilson Schraud Waibel Wohlfrom Patentanwälte Partnerschaft mbB 
Destouchesstraße 68
80796 München
80796 München (DE)

  


(54)LIGHTWEIGHT ELEVATOR TRAVELING CABLE


(57) An illustrative example elevator traveling cable includes a plurality of conductors configured for conducting at least one of electrical energy and communication signals. A jacket covers the plurality of conductors. At least one load bearing member supports a weight of the traveling cable and comprises liquid crystal polymer.