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Lifts History
- Dec 22, 2017 -

The earliest appearances of similar lifts should date back to ancient China and other European countries when there were vertical transport of people and goods with tools such as potters. Modern lifts are the product of the invention of the 19th century steam engine. In 1845, the first hydraulic lift was born when the liquid used was water. In 1853, the American Elisha Otis invented the automatic safety device, greatly improving the safety of the cable hoisting elevator. On March 23, 1857, the first five-storey store in New York City, USA, installed the passenger lifts using Otis security devices. Since then, the use of lift has been widely accepted and rapid development. The original lift was propelled by a steam engine so the building to be installed must have a boiler room. In 1880, the German Siemens invented the use of electric lifts, from the name of "lift" officially appeared. Since then, the use of lift has been widely accepted and rapid development.