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This is usually an indicator of applying excessive voltage.  Measure the voltage going into the solenoid and make sure you have 24-26.4VDC cross the two wires going into the solenoid. Also measure ...
If voltage going into the solenoid is much higher than 24VDC it could cause the solenoid to get hot. Check the power supply output voltage to confirm. If the holding coil on EL solenoid is shor...
It is normal for a solenoid to be warm to the touch.
Various situations, such as continuous duty use or application of voltage that is higher than specified, can cause the solenoid to become warm.
If there is concern that the solenoid or device is "too hot" or has the capability to cause injury, disconnect the device and contact a authorized service representative to analyze the opening.
If the solenoid of the 6000 series electric strike is powered continuously with proper voltage at room temperature, the solenoid can feel very warm to the touch.  Ensure the power supply ...
The MD latches are no longer available.  Pictures of the latches are not available. Illustrations of the latches are below.  
The MD Handleset latches are no longer available. Pictures of the MD Handleset latches are not available. Illustrations of the latches are below.