The Guangzhou Financial Center Building in China ranks seventh on the list of the world’s tallest buildings. It has 103 floors and a height of 530 meters, and it had a hundred elevators.
But this fabulous financial tower has just outgrown its rivals. And the Japanese company Hitachi has just installed the world’s fastest elevator that, thanks to a permanent magnet engine, can reach the 95th floor in just 43 seconds.
The lift, which reaches a speed of 75 kilometers per hour, has a braking system that is resistant to high temperatures, and with a system of adjustment of the air pressure inside the cabin, which prevents them from plugging The ears of the users.
To date, the fastest elevator was in the Taipei Tower in Taiwan and moves at a speed of 63 km / h. They followed the one of the Landmark Tower of Yokohama, with a speed of 45 km / h, and those of the building Burj Khalifa in Dubai, with 35 km / h.