KONE MonoSpace® is the first machine-room-less elevator on the market, with over 200,000 installed since 1996.
In 1996, KONE changed the industry forever by introducing the KONE MonoSpace® platform. Since then it has become the standard that other elevator manufacturers have tried to copy.
Easier ship design
Space is always limited on ships, and the machine room is often difficult for architects to position. The KONE MonoSpace® solves both problems: there is no machine room, since all the hoisting equipment is located inside the shaft.
Substantial space and cost savings
KONE MonoSpace® saves construction time, materials and costs. Its streamlined delivery process and efficient installation method ensure that the elevators are not at a bottleneck during construction.
In 1996, KONE took the technology lead in the elevator industry by developing the KONE EcoDisc® hoisting machine.
KONE EcoDisc® is the core technology for all KONE gearless elevators. It employs a permanent magnet synchronous motor, frequency control, and low-friction gearless construction. The KONE EcoDisc® needs less starting current, consumes less power and needs no oil.
Over the years KONE has constantly increased the application range of KONE EcoDisc® hoisting technology thanks to its energy and space efficiency, reliability and excellent ride comfort.
Comparing the KONE EcoDisc® with typical conventional hydraulic and 2-speed traction elevators confirms clear advantages:
*) 180 starts/H **) Hydraulic: pump, motor, oil, container and lift jacket included / Traction 2 speed: hoisting unit and bed plate included / EcoDisc: hoisting unit and fixing brackets included ***) Measured 1 m from machine
The KONE MonoSpace elevator offers a combination of cabs, entrances, signalization and finishes to help make a lasting impression. There are two design lines, KONE C7 series and C9 series series, each with KONE FourSeasons variations.
Mix & Match
If you cannot find precisely the right combination of floors, walls and other components from our packaged design lines, you can choose any components from the range and mix and match them.
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Custom made design
When choosing the décor, you have simplified choice and unlimited selection. You can choose from our preferred selection. You can mix and match the components. Or you can choose any material for a custom-made interior that matches your ship’s décor.
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Minimal interference with the shipbuilding process is guaranteed as installation work is confined to the trunk. In fact, it accelerates building processes as the elevator can be used during construction of the ship.
The absence of a machine room is not the only factor that speeds up the installation process of KONE MonoSpace elevators. Many other aspects of the MonoSpace contribute to more efficient and safer installation methods.
Shorter construction times are a result of the unique modular design. A smooth and efficient installation process was an integral part of MonoSpace development.
Scaffold-free installation using state-of-the-art tools means time-savings, safety, and flexibility. Moreover, KONE has developed the Plug-In concept that saves time during construction. It also minimizes disruption to other trades, as most of the work is performed inside the shaft.
Excellent service around the globe
The elevator, like all technical equipment, requires regular maintenance to keep it running nonstop. With dedicated maintenance personnel, the right maintenance program, and original spare parts, your elevators will retain their value year after year. Our maintenance programs emphasise preventive maintenance. KONE maintenance is always near you, wherever you build.
Our global network of service specialists ensures that even the most complex technical challenge is resolved quickly and effectively. We provide tailored KONE Care™ maintenance packages to meet your specific needs. Our maintenance programs take into account the type, age, and usage of your equipment to maximise its reliability and safety and to minimise downtime and maintenance costs.
KONE’s design concepts give customers the opportunity to create a new look and feel for their elevator interiors. Easily and flexibly.Read more »
What is People Flow®?
People Flow means people moving smoothly, safely, comfortably, and without waiting in and between buildings.
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