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GXL SERIES

Your observation landmark - revolutionary design
combined with high tech development

 

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GXL SERIES

The GXL SERIES is the newest line of Swiss Design Giant Observation Wheels - unique innovative features reflect the design heritage with a future-oriented elegance.

 

CHARACTERISTICS

The GXL Giant Observation Wheels are based on a modular component architecture with high flexibility offering premium functionality and uncompromised quality. The sophisticated engineering of the GXL is paired with its peerless design, comfort and safety.

  • Plug & Play installation - key components and integrated systems
  • Efficient transport - designed to ISO shipping container dimensions
  • Reliable product design - low maintenance and operation costs
  • Modular system and component layout allowing various configurations and extended functionality
  • High capacity volume of up to 3,000 passengers per hour
  • Fully automated operation control and loading system
  • Safety access and authorization system (ID card & finger print)
  • Advanced power supply and data network system
  • User friendly operation console with touch based visualization
  • System connectivity with remote technical support and analysis
  • Wireless cabin infrastructure monitoring & control system - optional automatic door system
  • Autonomous radio communication system
  • Evacuation system with multilevel redundancy
  • Design compliance with European EN 13814 and US ASTM standards

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 

GXL 200

GXL 170

Height :
Wheel diameter :
Base width & depth :

Number of cabins :
Maximum load :
Revolutions : 

±60 m (±200 ft)
±55 m (±180 ft)
±27 m x 23 m (±89 ft x 75 ft)

42 sit-down cabins (6-8 passengers) or 21 stand-up cabins (12 passengers)
From 252 to 336 passengers - 75 kg each
Standard - variable from 6 to 10 revolutions per hour
Continuous - variable from 2 to 6 revolutions per hour 

±50 m (±170 ft)
±46 m (±150 ft)
±25 m x 22 m (±84 ft x 72 ft)

36 sit-down cabins (6-8 passengers) or 18 stand-up cabins (12 passengers)
From 216 to 288 passengers - 75 kg each
Standard - variable from 6 to 10 revolutions per hour
Continuous - variable from 2 to 6 revolutions per hour 

Drive & Control system :
Power supply :

SIEMENS AC motors & drives with emergency recuperation - redundant PLC controls
3~ AC/N/PE - 400/230V | 480/240V - 50/60Hz

Design standard :

Calculations :

EN 13814 - According to European Fairground and Amusement park machinery code

Eurocode 1 (EN 1991-1-4) - Wind and stability calculation
Eurocode 3 (EN 1993) - Steel structure
Eurocode 8 (EN 1998) - Seismic calculation: location specific