Tokyo based electrical equipment manufacturing company, Mitsubishi Electric Corp. has secured an order to deliver two elevators capable of ascending at 600 meters per minute, which is expected to make them the fastest elevators in South Korea, according to the research that was carried out by the company, “when they’re installed in the LCT Landmark Tower in Haeundae, Busan, in 2019.”
LCT will be a major complex consisting of four buildings: The Landmark Tower housing a hotel and a residential hotel; two residential towers and one podium tower connecting the three high rises. A total of 78 elevators for the three high rises will be manufactured by Mitsubishi Electric and Mitsubishi Elevator Korea Co.
The order will begin in December 2016 and construction of the high rises is scheduled to finish in 2019.
Most interesting features, show that the two elevators will carry passengers from the first floor to the 100th floor in about 52 seconds.