CITI Elevator Inc.’s Material lift/ VRC is a standard equipment choice for material handling, cargo and equipment transportation.  This is mainly used in factories, industrial institutions, plants and more. Typically, these are a safe, economical and convenient way of transporting materials or equipment. It is important to note that personnel are not permitted on a Vertical Conveyor.

This type of lift may also be referred to as the following by material lift elevator manufacturers:

  • Vertical Material Lift
  • Hydraulic Material Lift Elevator
  • Material Elevator Lifts
  • Industrial Lift
  • Mezzanine lift
  • VRC lift (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor)

Freight Only Material lifts have their own national code (ASME B20.1), making them exempt from the National Elevator Code. (Material Lifts in Canada cannot be supplied under the ASME B20.1).

Our high volume of material lift sales is primarily because of the cost effective solutions that are provided by CITI Elevator Inc. We can help you with customized material lift solutions; we will work with you to ensure that your specific needs and requirements are addressed by us and our manufacturers. Our Pitless Vertical Lift can provide access from basements, mezzanines, balconies and between floor levels and are easily installed in warehouses, plants and other industrial settings.


CITI Material Lift Elevator Models:

  • CODE: ASME B-20.1
  • Capacity: 200 lbs – 20,000lbs
  • Maximum Travel: up to 72ft
  • Speed: up to 60 fpm
  • Low speed re-leveling
  • Anti-creep system
  • 208V/480V/600V-3 phase 60hz.
  • Mechanical blocking device to ensure safety during maintenance in the pit.
  • Pluggable push button panel for maintenance operations only.
  • Overload detection device.
  • Free Standing Structure.
  • Pit less Model.
  • Double Swing doors.
  • Stainless Steel Cab Options
  • Stainless Steel Door Options.
  • Explosion Proof Option.
  • NEMA 4 Option.
  • Dust Proof Option.
  • Lifts that are resistant to work on temperatures as low as -22ºF in frozen storage warehouses or unheated buildings in areas of extreme weather.
  • Lifts with explosion proof electrical installations for use in hazardous areas.
  • Lifts with watertight electrical wiring and metal parts that have been treated to offer a better resistance to outdoor use. NEMA 4