An electromagnetic lock is a device used to control the access through a door. It consists of an electromagnet mounted in or on the door frame and a matching plate that is affixed to the door. When energized, the electromagnet holds the plate with a retention force that may exceed 1000 lbs, thus effectively locking the door. BuyAccess.com carries electromagnetic door locks in a range of holding forces to suit different applications. They are typically controlled through security systems, keypads, key switches, card access systems, 'request to exit' buttons, and/or by special devices worn by persons who's safety could be comprised by uncontrolled egress.
Rofu 8022-002 electromagnetic locks have become the preferred door release mechanism for many end users and installers. The magnetic locks have no moving parts, making them maintenance free. They are not affected by back pressure (or backload) in the event of a real emergency. They are Fail Safe - the door able to be opened when the power is disconnected. The magnetic lock should always be installed on the secure side of the door. Power can be disconnected intentionally or automatically by the buildings fire panel, a smoke alarm or any other type of alarm. Learn More$412.31