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2.9.4.3 Speed Governor, Governor Rope and Governor Rope Releasing Carrier. If the elevator
is equipped with a speed governor which is most accessible from the top of the car, inspect the
governor in accordance with the applicable portions of Item 104.6 of the A17.2 Manual. Inspect
the governor rope releasing carrier, if the elevator is so equipped, in accordance with the
applicable portions of Item 103.15 and the governor rope in accordance with the applicable
portions of 103.4.
2.9.5 Inspection Of Machine Rooms And Machinery Space.
In some applications, the drive system, control equipment and/or speed governor are located in
a specific machine room or machinery space. Inspection procedures for such an arrangement
shall follow the steps previously described in Section 2.5 "OVERHEAD MACHINERY SPACE
AND MACHINE ROOM INSPECTION" and, for general requirements relating to this type of
arrangement, as previously described for traction elevator.
2.9.6 Periodic Inspections And Tests
The following inspections and tests should be made on a periodic basis.
2.9.6.1 Annual Inspections and Tests.
2.9.6.1.1 Terminal Stopping Devices. See Division 116 of the A17.2 Manual for inspection and
test of normal terminal stopping devices. Note that final terminal stopping devices are not
required on screw column elevators having a rated speed of less than 100 fpm. Mechanical steps
are allowed.  Where final terminal stopping devices are provided, test by adjusting the
device with the car operating at leveling speed.
2.9.6.1.2 Governor and Safety Test. Where governors and safeties are provided on screw
column elevators, they should be tested as outlined in Divisions 111 and 112 of A17.2.
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