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These are the fixtures used in Fiam elevator.

1940s-1970s

In the 1940s-1970, Fiam uses small, round glass buttons which lights up in white. On some elevators there are illuminating number lamps next to the floor buttons which indicates registered hall calls. Floor indicators are floor counter style with round illuminating lamp and sometimes had two triangular lanterns.

Hall Stations

Car Station and Car Floor Indicator

In the 1960s, Fiam uses small, round glass buttons which lights up in white. On some elevators there are illuminating number lamps next to the floor buttons which indicates registered hall call [1] or acts as car floor position indicator as there is no floor indicator inside the car [2], and some of buttons without lamp.

1970s to 1980s

Black buttons

Fiam uses round black buttons with illuminating halo throughout the 1970s. These buttons are flushed and had engraved symbol. In addition, digital floor indicators were introduced.

White buttons

Please refer to 1940-1960s Car Station and Car Floor Indicator section above.

In the 1970s, Fiam also uses small, round glass buttons which lights up in white. On some elevators there are illuminating number lamps next to the floor buttons which indicates registered hall call.[3] But sometimes include the floor indicator inside the car [4] and some elevators there are illuminating number lamps next to the floor buttons which include floor indicator inside the car. [5]

White square buttons

These buttons are white square with a black frame and number printed on the bottom right. They illuminates in white. These buttons are similar to the buttons used by Orona in the 1980s, and may have been used in some 1970s or 1980s Fiam elevators.

Concave buttons

These are round concave buttons with a white lamp next to them. These buttons were used in the 1980s.

Generic fixtures

In the 1980s, Public Housing Estate blocks and Home Ownership Scheme blocks in Hong Kong, which using Dewhurst fixtures. All of them are US81 braille buttons and UL200 floor indicators.


Vandal-resistant buttons

In the 1970s-1980s, Fiam also make the vandal-resistant version of the round call buttons both with small light-bulb but not as common as their original 1990s ones.

1990s

Please refer to Generic fixtures section above.

In the 1990s, some Fiam elevator in the Public Housing Estate blocks, Home Ownership Scheme blocks and the government buildings in Hong Kong were still using Dewhurst fixtures. All of them are US81 braille buttons and UL200 floor indicators (in Public Housing Estate blocks and Home Ownership Scheme blocks only).

Floor indicators and hall lanterns

In the 1990s, Fiam used digital segmented indicators with hall lanterns especially in high-rise elevators. But some of modernized Fiam elevator which using Otis floor counters that were simply metal plates with illuminating numbers, going horizontally.

Note and references

  1. Fiam Traction Freight Elevator with manual door at Lead On Industrial Building,San Po Kong,Kowloon,Hong Kong
  2. Fiam Traction Elevator at No.224-226 Des Voeux Road. West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
  3. Fiam Traction Freight Elevator with manual door at Kwai Hing Industrial Building, Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong
  4. Fiam Traction Elevator at No.281-283, Castle Road, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  5. 上環高陞街16-20號陞寶大廈Fiam升降機


List of elevator fixtures guide

Main topic: Elevator fixtures


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Generic elevator component companies fixtures: AdamsC.J. AndersonDMGDewhurst (ERM) • EpcoEverbrightGALInnovationJinlixLester ControlsLiSAMonitorPTLSalientSchaeferSTEPVega

For the other unknown fixtures, please refer to unknown elevator fixtures‎‎ page.

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