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Canton - Hydraulic In-ground Elevator

Traditional design utilizing a single hydraulic jack, which is located directly under the platform and installed in the ground.


  • Generally the least expensive and easiest to install.

  • Offered in both low and high capacity elevators.

  • Accommodates front and rear opening configurations.

  • Minimal pit and overhead requirements.


  • The jack must be buried into the ground roughly the same distance as the overall travel. Drilling a hole can be expensive and difficult depending on ground water and bedrock.

  • Possible ground contamination from oil leak (sealed PVC recommended to prevent contamination).

Passenger Holed Type - Front Open Only


Passenger Holed Type - Front & Rear Open


Additional Specs

Pit Depth = 4′-0″
Hole Depth = Travel + 6′-0″
Standard Cab Height = 8′-0″
Speed available to 200 FPM
Minimum Overhead for up to 100 FPM = 11′-10″
Minimum Overhead for 100 FPM and Over = 12′-1″

Notes for In Ground Hydraulic

  • 2000-lb. car complies with NEII recommendations for car to accommodate wheelchair.

  • 2500-lb. and larger cars comply with NEII recommendations for car to accommodate ambulance size stretcher when equipped with single slide doors.

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