Persons are allowed to ride in this goods lift

Goods lift for moving goods and passengers safely and efficiently

Multi-passenger transport with ESCORTA - special option only from Lödige

The ESCORTA goods lift is the ideal solution for easy vertical transportation in multi-level storage and production facilities. Thanks to its new certification (European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EG) multiple persons can now simply ride in the lift with their goods to the desired floor. This upgrade option ease the flow of goods and people, increases the level of comfort, making transporting goods between levels much easier and more pleasant.

In its standard configuration, it has a load capacity of up to 4,500 kilograms and a lifting height of up to 18 meters (with two to six stopping points). The ESCORTA lift can be individually configured in great detail in terms of size, lifting height, materials and look. Cabin dimensions can vary greatly, with length, width and height each reaching nearly three meters. Additionally, it offers superior safety due to its double brake system.

The lift can be easily integrated into existing buildings or rack systems as no separate machine room is necessary and the required pit depth can be replaced with the ramp.


Accompanying persons may ride in the goods lift
Easy integration into existing buildings or rack systems
Free-standing lift structure
Tailor-made cabin dimensions
Small pit depth
No separate machine room necessary
Superior safety due double brake system
Type tested after European Machinery Directive 2006/42/EG

Move more, do more.

Improve business productivity by moving more in less time.

The Escorta can now move up to 4.5 tonnes which reduces unloading time and increases throughput. It is now possible to reach similar lifting capacities as a hydraulic lift with all of the space saving benefits of the Sherpa. No pit, no machine room, a selfsupporting steel frame shaft and much shorter installation times all resulting in a smaller overall project cost.


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Technical Data ESCORTA

Load capacity max. 4,500 kg
Lifting height Up to 18 m
Nominal speed 0.15 m/s
Cabin width 900 to 2,800 mm
Cabin depth 1,600 to 4,500 mm
Cabin height 1,800 to 2,800 mm
Pit depth* 70 / 90 / 110 / 130 / 150 mm
Stops 2 - 6
Accesses 2 - 12 (one above the other or opposite)
Passengers Are allowed
Sill load 60% of the payload
Shaft width 1,270 to 3,600 mm
Shaft depth 1,740 to 4,840 mm
Installation width/depth Shaft width/depth + 40 mm circumferential
Shaft head height* min. cabin height + 450 mm / max. cabin height + 950 mm
Power train Electric with chain
Directives Machine Directive 2006/42/EC
DIN EN 81-41 (on the basis


* Depending on the load capacity

No pit is needed if a ramp will be used.
Special designs in terms of size, conveying height and material possible on request. Technical specifications for planning purposes only. Subject to change.

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The Lödige approach enables various executions to accommodate special requirements and structural conditions. The ESCORTA lift can be individually configured in great detail In terms of size (up to 3,000 kg), lifting height, materials and look.

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Possible applications of ESCORTA:


In production facilities, freight and goods lifts enable the fast and easy movement of goods between different levels. In this way, production processes can be linked and improved across several floors.

Our ESCORTA goods lift not only transports up to 4,500 kg of goods, but can also transport accompanying persons. 

Logistics and Distribution

Goods and freight lifts are optimally suited for use in logistics companies. Tailor-made and easy to install, the goods lift can simplify and improve process flows to a high degree.

Extremely compact and space-saving, our ESCORTA goods lift fits into logistics centres and warehouses. It can be integrated into existing as well as new buildings and transports goods up to 4,500 kg as well as accompanying persons.

Event and Shopping Centres

In event and shopping centres, goods and heavy loads have to be transported quickly. With the help of goods and freight lifts, easy transport to different levels away from visitors and at the appropriate delivery points is possible.

Our ESCORTA goods lift comes complete with a self-supporting steel frame shaft, so there is no need for a machine room or pit. The ESCORTA also offers the possibility of transporting escorts next to the goods, which makes it possible to supervise sensitive goods. 


For optimal logistics in hospitals, a goods lift is the perfect solution. Medicine, clean linen and food are delivered daily. A centrally located passenger or bed lift is often not sufficient, as deliveries are almost always at the back of the building.

With a load capacity of up to 4,500 kg, our ESCORTA goods lift is a very efficient solution, as escorts are also allowed to ride along.

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