Canton Tower Ferris Wheel

- Feb 02, 2018 -

Canton Tower Ferris wheel is located at the height of 450 meters at the top of the Canton Tower. It is the world's tallest Ferris wheel . On September 1, 2011, it was officially operated, consisting of 16 "crystal" sightseeing gondola, rotating horizontally. The gondola is about 20 minutes a round, and each gondola can accommodate up to four or six passengers. Visitors can enjoy the guangzhou night view from all angles.

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Unlike the normally erect Ferris wheel, the new tower Ferris wheel is not suspended in orbit, but runs along an inclined track. Canton Tower Ferris wheel is the world's highest horizontal Ferris wheel.

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How to ensure the safety of the 400-meter high wheel? As the elliptical orbit plane and horizontal plane into 15 °, in order to make a slight tilt of the ball tank held steady in the process of operation, the relevant departments fitted with a "leveling mechanism" for the gondola. Through the mechanical structure and ingenious combination, let the  gondola level real-time adjustment; The 16 gondolas are connected by a flexible cable, which runs synchronously under the drive of the car. It is reported that reliable positioning and antidumping devices will ensure that the system is still "safe and sound" under the magnitude 8 level earthquake and 12 level typhoons.

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