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SafeCar 800 False Car

The SafeCar 800 is Spider’s innovative false car, offering easy installation, high travel speeds, and job site versatility to maximize productivity during elevator installations.

  • Adjustable to fit in hoistways with different rail face sizes and different distances between guide rails
  • Optional deck, handrails, and canopy for overhead protection


Part NumberCapacityTravel Speed1Weight2
721358-3Up to 800 lb (363 kg)Up to 70 fpm (21.3 mpm)Frame: 187 lb (85 kg)
Guardrail Supports: 44 lb (20 kg)
1Fpm/mpm = feet per minute/meters per minute.
2Weights do not include decking or guardrails.

Additional Specifications

  • Adjustable:
    • Fits hoistways with distance between guide rails (DBGs) from 5 ft. 5 in. to 9 ft (1.7 m to 2.7 m)
    • Fits rail face sizes of 5/8 in. (16 mm), 3/4 in. (19 mm), 1 1/8 in. (29 mm) and 1 1/4 in. (32 mm)
  • Compatibility:
    • Works with Spider’s SC1500-GHS, SC1500, UpPro P1009 GHS, and UpPro P1009 traction hoists
  • Available Configurations (contact Spider for more information):
    • Frame only
    • Frame with deck and handrails
    • Frame with deck, handrails and canopy support for overhead protections

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Key Features

  • Reduced assembly and installation time with minimal parts and modular construction.
  • Improved productivity with high lifting speeds up to 70 fpm (21.3 mpm) when used with Spider’s SC1500-GHS Guided High Speed traction hoist.
  • Increased strength and durability from rectangular aluminum tubes.
  • Improved product life due to Ultra High Molecular Weight (UHMW) polyethylene wear pads that eliminate metal-to-metal contact found on competitive models.
  • Maximized uptime with rapid delivery, service, and repair from 25 branches in the Americas.

Note: For installations that require piano wire placement on the face of the guardrail, an alternative false car model is available. Contact Spider to for more information.

SafeCar 800 Overview