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Products: Waupaca Paca-Waiter



The Paca-Waiter is designed to meet the needs of today’s non-passenger vertical transportation needs.



The Paca-Waiter can make your buisness run faster and smoother.

This versatile model is available with a net load capacity of 200, 300, or 500 pounds. Safety and convenience are the hallmark of this unit designed for multi-floor businesses. Cars are standard in painted steel and available in optional stainless steel. Either bi parting or slide up gates are required. Commercial hoistway doors are available to complete the package for safety and code compliance.

The Paca-Waiter’s winding drum drive system and heavy-duty steel guide rails are designed for longevity and efficiency in commercial use. Homeowners find this model ideal as well when larger and heavier loads will be moved in the residence.

Lifting medical or legal records, prepared food, wheeled carts, firewood, or groceries and laundry the Paca-Waiter boasts the size and weight capacity for the task at hand.




Technical Specifications




Capacity: 200, 300, or 500 lbs

Travel: up to 50'

Stops: up to 6

Speed: 50 ft/min

Overhead: 1'6" minimum, 2' recommended above top of car

Loading Height: 36" minimum when machine is “rail mounted” below car

Guide Rails: heavy gauge steel channel

Powerhead: single speed winding drum with 1 or 2 hp motor

Brake: electromagnetic disc brake, electrically released and spring applied

Safeties: twin instantaneous broken cable, applied by a retained compression spring

Cable: 3/16" or 7/32" diameter steel cable

Electric Supply: 230 volts, single phase standard. 208/230 volts, three phase, available. For 208 volts, single phase, a Buck Boost transformer must be added

Controls: momentary contact call/send push buttons at each landing

Hoistway Door Interlocks: required at each landing

Emergency Lowering: manual hand crank



Downloads and Links



Links open in a new window, and are located on the manufacturer’s web-site

·         Waupaca Commercial Dumbwaiter Brochure

·         Waupaca Paca-Waiter Specification Sheets & Architectural Drawings



Any new dumbwaiter sold and installed by Maine Accessibility comes with a 1-year labor warranty. If you have ANY problems with your dumbwaiter in the first year, we will come fix it free of charge.

If anything happens after the first year, Waupaca Elevator also includes a 2-year limited warranty. Please see complete details and exclusions in the owners manual.