Nowadays, all major lift and escalator manufacturers, their partners and contractors offer stainless steel cladding elements and accessories in a wide variety of designs.
Stainless steel sheets and plates are used for:
Inox steel is also a very suitable material for any cladding in the lobby, entrance, or reception area of buildings (residences, hotels, airports, museums, etc.).
For the lift and escalator industry, mirrorINOX offers one of the most comprehensive product ranges in the decorative stainless steel segment which includes a wide variety of finishes, textures and colours, as described below:
Black-TiN (Charcoal, Anthracite, Onyx, Nero, Noir)
Champagne-TiN (Champagner, Champagne Nickel)
Gold-TiN (Gold Prestige, Oro, Or)
Brass-TiN (Messing, Ottone, Laiton)
Bronze-TiN (Quarz Bronze, Bronzo)
Rose Gold-TiN (Prestige Rosy Gold, Rosso, Rosa, Rame)
Other colours and colour tones are available on request
Champagne Classique nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Gold Rosé nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Abyss Black nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Abyss Black Matt nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Black Electrum nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Blue Electrum nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
Green Electrum nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
White nanoINOX® AFP/ETC
and many other colours and customised solutions on request
The nanoINOX® AFP/ETC coating not only contributes to the aesthetics. It increases the robustness and thus the service life of the inox surfaces, as well as their hygiene conditions. Such surfaces are easy to clean and provide significant savings on cleaning and maintenance costs, which in turn add value to the product and the application/project.
While the purely constructive elements are largely made of less decorative materials such as steel and aluminium, architects and designers prefer our high-quality materials with their functional surfaces in addition to alternative materials such as wood, stone, composites or glass (in panoramic lifts) for:
Thus creating an image of the lift and escalator that leaves a lasting impression on the visitor and passenger.
Inox metal applications in lifts and escalators are characterised by their:
In addition, the different types of stainless steel grades and finishes grant architects, designers and builders an almost unlimited number of possibilities and creative solutions for indoor design and decoration.
Due to their exposed position and close contact with passengers, lifts are "the business card" of every building. An excellent finish, high quality materials and an aesthetic and functional surface inside and around the lift give the user an impression of timeless modernity, being up to date with technology and quality, as well as a feeling of comfort and safety, and increase the property’s image, prestige and value – public or residential buildings, company offices, shopping malls, etc.
Stainless steel in the form of custom-sized sheets or parts and accessories is the ideal material for a variety of applications in the lifts and escalators industry.
Stainless steel has many advantages and properties:
It is therefore not surprising that all leading elevator manufacturers use stainless steel as a material for their passenger and cargo lifts and escalators. Furthermore, the use of inox steel in lifts is advised and, in some cases, even required by building regulations in many projects and buildings in:
mirrorINOX stainless steel products and finishes offer optimal solutions for all these requirements.
When it comes to the materials, the most important requirements for the construction of stainless steel escalators are important aspects such as:
As an integral part of many buildings, especially shopping malls or business centres, the escalator is often located in the centre of the entrance area as well as of each floor and is used by almost all visitors and seen close up. For this reason, visual and haptic impressions of the surfaces are also playing an increasingly important role.
The metal and surface quality as well as the design aesthetics are therefore decisive factors to stand out in today's competition.
This is where the advantages of the stainless steel finishes from mirrorINOX described above come into play and can offer escalator manufacturers and architects new, highly attractive solutions in the design and construction of escalator elements.
Stainless steel from mirrorINOX is also the optimal material here, fulfilling all the above-mentioned requirements and more.
On this page, you will find examples of escalators whose cladding elements have been made from our stainless steel sheets.
Even before mirrorINOX was founded, our staff worked for many years with lift and escalator manufacturers and provided advice and assistance to architects, designers and manufacturers during the implementation of many larger and smaller projects.
This extensive experience and expertise are combined with the latest technology, the most modern production lines and customised stainless steel products for elevator and escalator construction. These include:
to name just a few. In addition to our nanocoating, our range of stainless steel surface treatments for lifts, escalators and other architectural applications also includes many interesting solutions such as polishing, brushing, bead blasting, PVD/TiN coating and many others. We are happy to provide our customers with further information and advice on stainless steel materials and their processing.
As elevator and escalator applications, our stainless steel finishes welcome millions of passengers and passers-by every day in commercial and residential buildings, airports and railway stations, hotels and cruise ships – in short, wherever people and architecture meet.
Through their appearance and function, they contribute to the reputation and image of the building, its architect, builder and, of course, the proprietor.
The ever-increasing number of satisfied mirrorINOX customers from this and other industries is clear evidence that our quality, performance, reliability and, last but not least, prices are rather up-lifting.