The main designing and engineering units in Es-service is Specialized Escalator Design Department. The personal of the department is formed from the ex-employees of Kotlyakov factory who designed escalators of Russian type ET. Specialists of SEDD have participated in manufacturing and installation of escalators in all metro of ex-USSR. Today SEDD is achieving the most important target — designing of the new escalator types (TK, ES).
SEDD is providing the following designing and author control services:
- Designing of escalators and their parts, designing escalator modernizations;
- Expertise of escalators and their parts;
- Consultation in all questions with regard of escalator service and maintenance;
- Designing of special equipment necessary for complicated escalator works (installation, repair, modernization);
- Audits of technical decision made by metro escalators departments;
- Confirmation of the materials replacements and modernization which are requested by escalator owners.
Today such services are used by Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Helsinki and other metros.