Genesis Enclosure Model

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Genesis Enclosure Model
Vertical Wheelchair Lifts Garaventa Lift Genesis Enclosure Model

The Genesis Enclosure Model is a vertical platform wheelchair lift that can provide access to up to 4343mm (171"). This style of vertical lift is an easy and cost-effective accessibility solution for public buildings or private residences and is suitable for indoor or outdoor installations.

The Genesis Enclosure has a lifting capacity 340 kg (750lbs). The components of this Genesis Vertical Platform lift consist of a factory manufactured enclosure walls, with integrated doors and gates, a drive mast, passenger platform and easy to use call stations and platform controls.

The Genesis can be customized with a variety of optional features to suit the needs of the user and building owner. The wall panels, doors and gates can be designed from an extensive variety of colors and finishes.


Enclosure Frame/Panels (standard)

The frame is constructed of champagne colored anodized aluminum extrusions. The panels for the Enclosure Model are available in 16 gauge galvanized steel painted with fine textured Satin Grey finish.

Doors and Gates (standard)

The standard configuration for this model is a full size Garaventa style door at the lower landing. The upper landing may be fitted with a gate or full height door.

Door Interlocks (standard)

The Garaventa Mechanical Interlock is the standard lock used for two stop enclosure lifts that are equipped with Garaventa doors and gates. The interlock is activated by the movement of the platform, the lock is monitored by the safety circuit to ensure the door or gate is properly locked.

Drive System (standard)

A choice of two Drive Systems:

  1. Leadscrew Drive with a 2 HP Motor
  2. Hydraulic Drive with a 3 HP Motor - Continuous Mains Power with Auxiliary Power System

Lifting Height (standard)

Seven different lifting heights to a maximum of 4343mm (171").

Call Stations (standard)

The standard call station is frame mounted, keyless and operates with constant pressure rocker switches.

Platform Controls (standard)

Consist of a directional rocker switch with an emergency stop/alarm switch and is keyless.

Finishes (standard)

The standard finish is anodized champagne aluminum frames, with steel panels that are powder painted in Satin Grey (fine textured finish).

Manual Emergency Lowering - Hydraulic Model Only (standard)

To lower the lift a knob can be pulled to manually open the valve and lower the platform.

Manually Emergency Lowering Handwheel - Lead Screw Only (standard)

A handwheel is attached to the lift and is used to manually move the platform to the desired landing in case of a power outage.


Drive Systems:

Leadscrew Drive System Hydraulic Drive System
  • Driven by a single-phase 2 HP motor attached to a 1" ACME screw
  • Powered by building mains power converted to 24 VDC (standard)
  • Platform travels between landings at 3 meters (10 ft) per minute
  • Six Lifting Heights up to a maximum of 3734mm (147") - floor mounted
  • Manual Emergency Lowering Handwheel (standard)
  • Battery Powered Emergency Lowering (optional)
  • Electrical Disconnect (optional)
  • Driven by a single-phase 2.2 KW (3 HP) hydraulic motor
  • Powered by continuous mains power with auxiliary power system (standard)
  • Platform travels between landings at 5.2 meters (17 ft) per minute
  • Seven Lifting Heights up to a maximum of 4343mm (171") - floor mounted
  • Manual Emergency Lowering (standard)
  • Full time battery operation (optional)
  • Mast Heater (optional)
  • Remote Drive Cabinet (optional)
  • Electrical Disconnect (optional)
Mains Power Requirement: Mains Power Requirement:
  • North America - 120 VAC single phase on a dedicated 20 amp circuit.
  • International - 208-240 VAC single phase on dedicated 16 amp circuit
  • North America - 120 VAC single phase on a dedicated 15 amp circuit.
  • International - 208-240 VAC on a dedicated 16 amp circuit

Genesis Vertical Platform Lift Brochure

Genesis Vertical Lift Planning Guide

For complete list of specifications, Please download PDF Spec Sheet.
Vertical Wheelchair Lifts Garaventa Lift Genesis Enclosure Model

Full Time Battery Operation - Hydraulic Model Only (optional)

For low usage applications, full time battery operation is available. The drive is powered by a 24VDC battery pack charged from the building mains power by an integrated automatic charger. Continuous mains power is required if the lift is equipped with a fan and ventilation system.

Finishes (optional)

Finishes for the Genesis Enclosure model include the steel panels and aluminum extrusions to be painted from a large selection of RAL Colors. The Enclosure can be supplied with bronze tinted or clear Plexiglas panels or can be designed for laminated glass panels by others.

Custom Colors or Exotic Finishes (optional)

Garaventa can offer custom color matching, Graphic Imaging and Exotic Finishes. The panels can also be supplied with wood finishes, Formica, architectural metals or any material not exceeding 1/2" in thickness.

Door and Gates (optional finishes)

As an option the door panels can be replaced with bronze tinted or clear Plexiglas or laminated glass by other. The kick plate of the door is always 16 gauge galvanized steel. The doors can also be painted from a variety of RAL or custom colors.

Garaventa Power Door Operator (optional)

The Garaventa Power Door Operator (PDO) automatically opens the door/gate when the platform arrives at the landing. When the lift is at the landing, the passenger can press the call station switch or gently pull on the door or gate to activate the door opener. Power door operators are recommended if the lift has a ramp. Certain applications may limit the use of this operator.

Plexiglas Dome (optional)

For outdoor applications, a bronze tinted Plexiglas dome can be added to the enclosure. This dome has a drip rail for rain and condensation.

Sloped Roof (optional)

The Enclosure Model can be designed with a durable steel sloped roof. The roof is made for directional water run off or installations where a dome would not be appropriate for example against a building.

Fan and Ventilation System (optional)

The fan and ventilation system consist of two exhaust fans, thermostatic control and a 12VDC battery backup. The fans circulate and completely replace the air in the enclosure every minute when temperature inside the enclosure exceeds 85º. Some local codes require this type of system for an enclosure lift fitted with Plexiglas panels and a dome. This system requires a Continuous Mains Power System.

Call Station Controls (optional)

lluminated and tactile constant pressure button style call stations are available as an option. Also an optional key switch can be supplied and may be required in certain jurisdictions.

Attendant Call (optional)

In situations where the lift must be attendant operated, the call stations can be modified to include an attendant call button.

Platform Controls (optional)

Illuminated and tactile constant pressure buttons are optional. These controls are equipped with an audible illuminated Emergency Stop/Alarm switch and courtesy lights that are activated when the passenger enters the lift and during operation. The platform controls can also be equipped with an optional key switch.

Autodialer phone (optional)

In locations where the lift cannot be easily monitored or as required by code, an autodial telephone can be installed on the platform. This ADA compliant telephone allows the lift user to make contact with pre-programmed help numbers with the push of a button. Note: This option will require the building owner to provide and maintain an active telephone line to the Genesis mast location.

Folding Seat (optional)

The lift can be equipped with a folding seat which is ideal for passengers who do not use a wheelchair.

Three Stop Unit (optional)

The Genesis can be configured for three landings. The lower and middle landings must have a full height door and the upper landing may have either a full-height door or gate.

Auxiliary Powered Drive - Hydraulic Model Only (optional)

This allows the passenger inside the lift to travel up or down to the desired landing in the event of a power failure.

Battery Powered Emergency Lowering - Leadscrew Model only (optional)

This emergency lowering system is automatically activated in the event of a power failure.

Arrival Gong and Platform Sidewall Mounted Digital Floor Display (optional)

The arrival gong option will provide an audible alert when the platform arrives at a landing. The digital floor display will show the direction of travel when the lift is in operation. It will also show the designated floor when the lift is stopped at a landing.

Offset D Handle (optional)

The offset d handle is available as an option on both Garaventa doors and gates.