automatic door opening for handicap access

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The 5 pound force requirement is in reference to the maximum force to swing the door, not the maximum force allowed to unlatch the exit device.  Maximum allowed force to retract the Von D...
The ANSI 156.19 standard states (in appendix A-5 Knowing Act Switches) that wall actuators are to have an installation height of a minimum of 34" and a maximum of 48" (center of the switch) of...
ElectroMechanical Automatic Operators are designed to automatically open when activated. The Benchmark Series are Medium Duty "Commercial" automatic operators, often used on of...
The 4630/4640 Series operator is designed/recommended for a door that will see mostly manual traffic with the occasion automatic/ handicap operation.
Chexit devices are NOT electric latch retraction.  In order for Chexit device to operate with an auto operator you will need to add a rim electric strike on a single door or a pair o...