Top Maglock Provider Warns Against Using Maglocks

By: Brian Rhodes, Published on Nov 21, 2017

Do not buy my company's product.

It sounds strange indeed, but a senior Allegion consultant stated that maglocks should not be used in common applications.

Considering Allegion owns one of the most familiar maglock brands Schlage, the statement may seem confusing.

However, the consultant makes a clear and lucid case supporting his statement in an uncommon example of company profits taking second place to best practices.

Inside, we take a close look at the rationale behind avoiding maglocks, maglock's low-cost appeal and 3 better, safer locking options.

** *** *** ** company's *******.

** ****** ******* ******, but * ****** ******** consultant ****** **** ******** should *** ** **** in ****** ************.

*********************** *** ** *** most ******** ******* *************, *** ********* *** seem *********.

*******, *** ********** ***** a ***** *** ***** case ********** *** ********* in ** ******** ******* of ******* ******* ****** second ***** ** **** practices.

******, ** **** * close **** ** *** rationale ****** ******** ********, maglock's ***-**** ****** *** 3 ******, ***** ******* options.

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Do *** *** ******** 

*** ******** **** **** post, ***** ******** [**** no ****** *********], ****************** **********, ******* ******* using **** ******** *** access ******* ** ****** words:

"**** ** ********** **** with ******* ** ******** and *********** ********* ******.In ** *******, electromagnetic locks should ***** ** ********* ** ****** ***** in these two occupancies — especially on doors requiring panic hardware." [IPVM Empasis]

*** ***** * ********** from *** ** *** world's ******* ******** ******, that ******** *** ** the most ****** ******* *************,*******, **** **** * claim?

Maglocks *** ********* ****** ** ****

*** ****-**** '****** **** of ******' ** *** trapping ****** ********** ****** from * ******** ** an ********* ****** ** be *********** ** ******** or ******** *********** ** maglocks, *** ******* *** legal ** ****.

******* ** *** ******* safety ********** *** ***********, Glorioso *** ****** *** concerned **** ******** *** be **** ** ************ risking ****** ** ***** to ********* ** ******** them ****** ****** *** preventing **** ********* ******.

Safety ***** *** ***** ********* **************

******* ** ******** ***** that ******** ***** ***** of ******, *** ******* code ******** **** *** - * ****** ****** that *** ****** *********** or *** ********* ********* with ***** ********* ******* in * ********** ********.

*** **** ** **** bias ******* ******** ** that ******* ***** **** actually *************** ** **** *************** ****** ***** *********** ********** **** *** **** likely ****.

****** *** **** ******* of ***, *** ******** forms ** *** ******** were ******** *** **** maglocks, ******** ******** ** a ****** ******* ***, and * ******** ********** wired ** ***** ***** to *** **** **** depressed, *** **** ******* a '**** ****' *********** where ******* * **** alarm ****** ***** ** maglocks ** ************* ****.

*******, ******** ** *** 2012 *******, **** *********** was ******* ** *** RTE ****** *****-** ** door ******* ********, ********* in *** ******* ** an**** ******, *** ******* *** need *** ** *** PIR *** ******* ************ mandating * **** ***** deactivation.

***********, *** **** ****** does *** **** ******** more ********* ** ***, but ****** ****** *** cheaper ** ***, **** fewer ******** ******** ******* and ** ********* ****** interlocks. *** ******* **** references, *** *** *** ***** ****** ****** Control *** ******** ********* ***** *** Access ******* ******** *****.

Maglocks ******* *********

*** ***** ** ******** are *** ***, *** ******* major ************* **** ******** banned ****. *** ******* that ******** **** *** de-energize ** ****** ******** when *********** ****** ** a ****** ***** ****** by ****, **** ********, City *********, *** ******** owners *****.

********** ** *********** ** granted ** * ********* level *** *** **** from *** ** *** next. ** *******, * call ** *** ***** Fire ******* ** **** Codes ********** **** ***** proper **********. ** *** examples *****, **** **** accepted *** *** **** depending ** **** *********, door *****, *** ******* type:

** *** ****** *****, ie: ******** - *** **** And ***** ****, **** ******* ****** using ******** ** * minority ** *****, ********* where ***** ******* *** not possible, ** ***** ***** them ********** ** ***** unlawful, ****, ** *** risky.

Allegion's ******* ********

******* ***** **** **** just ********, ********* ***** ********** hardware ********* *********, ******* locks, ***** *****, *** various *******.  ****** **** the ******* ****, ******* offers ************ ****, ***** style, *** *******-****** ***** maglocks ** *** - 2500 ***** **** ********* most **** *** **** or **** ******.

*********** ********'************ *&* **** *********** *** ******** ******* and * ************ ******** brand ****, ******* ******** are *** ** *** most ****** ***** **** in ********** ******, *** the ***** ** ********* via ******** ******** *** lock ******** ************.

Maglock ***-**** ****** 

*** ** *** *******'* strongest ******* ** **** they *** ** *********** on * ***-**** *****, costing ** ****** ** $300 *** * ***-***** bond ****, **** *** securing ** ******** ****** door ** *****-**** ******* side ********.

** ********, ********** * strike ** ***** ********** lock *** *** $*** - $**** *** *********** take ***** ** ************ time, ****** * ******* installing ** * *** minutes.

*******, *** **** ********* does *** ******** *** full ***** ** *** equipment ****** ** **** a '*********' **** *******, nor ** *** ********** work ** ********* **** fire ****** ** *** approval ******** ********** ** inexperienced **********. *** ***** installation **** ** * maglock **** ***** ******* 2X ** ** *** cost ** *** ******* alone.

Better, ***** ******* *******

** ******** ** ******** maglocks, *** ******** ********** provides ******* **********, ********* types ********* ********* *** not ********-********.  ***** *******:

  • ******** *******: *** **** ****** alternative ** ******** ** often ********** *******, ***** any ********** ****** ****** function ** *********** ** electronic ******.  ** ******** strikes *** *** **** are **** ** *** ********* *** ***** ******** Strike *****.
  • ********** ***** **********:*********** ** ***** ******** with ** **** ******, a ***** ******** ** gearbox *** ******* *** latch **** *** ******* of *** **** ** a **** **** ** PIN *****.  **** **** devices **** ** ****** to ******** * ***** retraction *** *** ****** control, ******* ******* $*** - $***, ** ******* equal ** * ******* alone.
  • *********** **** *******:** **** *****, *** outside **** ****** ** lever *** ** ************ unattached ** *** ***** unless * ********** ** scanned. *** ******* *** not ******* *** *****, but *** ****** ****** retracts *** ***** ****** regardless, ******** * ********** override ** *** **** of ******. ***** ******* often are **** *********, *** the ****** *** *** nothing ** ** * few ******* ******* *** lock ** * ******* specified ******, ***** ******* less **** * *******.

Comments (17)

*******, *** ********** ***** a ***** *** ***** case ********** *** ********* in ** ******** ******* of ******* ******* ****** second ***** ** **** practices.

*** ** ** * pessimist, *** ******’* **** be **** ** ****-**** upselling?

***** ******** ***’* ****** to *** ****** ****’* product********* ******, **** ************ several ******** **** ********* options ***** **** **** provide.

*******, ** **** ***’* think ****** ****** ** buying ****, ***** **** should **** ******* ****.

*** **** ** ***** sell ****, *** **** want *** ** **** that, ** **** ** they ***, ****** *** better:

***** ******** ********** ***** the ******** **** *** used ****** *** ***** hardware *** ********* ** release *** ******** *****, that’s *** ******** ****** the ********.

****:)

*** ** ** * pessimist, *** ******’* **** be **** ** ****-**** upselling?

***** ******** ***’* ****** to *** ****** ****’* product ******* ** ******, **** ************ several ******** **** ********* options ***** **** **** provide.

*** ********* **** ** veilled **** ********* ***** be ****, *** *'** argue ** ** *** categorically.

******* *** ***** ******* than ********.  *********** **** may ** $* *** increase ***** *************.

********, ******** *** ******** just ***** ********, ***** other ******* ******* **** be ******* ** ******** lock ************** *** ******.  Recommending ********* ***** **** maglocks ** ***** ************ specialty ******** **** ****'* yours.

****, ******** *** *** 'Allegion **** ***** ** sell **** ********* *****', but ******** ** ************* 'robbing ***** ** *** Paul' ** ******** ***** own ****** *** *** common.

*******, ** **** ***’* think ****** ****** ** buying ****, ***** **** should **** ******* ****.

********* ***** * ******* is *** **** *** an ******* *** ** locked, *** ** * door ***'* ** ********* egress ****, **** **** of *** ********* ** away.  ** *********** ***'* needed, **** ********* ** when **** *** *********** and **** **** *** not **.

****** ****** ********:

***’* *** ***** *** be ************ ******** ** two ** **** ******** wired ** ******, ***** any *** ** ****, on *** ***, ***** release *** *******?

**** *** ********** **** of *** ***** *** could ***** ***, *** mechanical ******* ***** ****** any ** *** ***-******* solutions ** ****.

*** ********* **** ** veilled **** ********* ***** be ****, *** *'** argue ** ** *** categorically.

******* *** ***** ******* than ********. *********** **** may ** $* *** increase ***** *************.

* *** ******** **** it *** ** ** sell ******* ** **** part:

*** ** *** *******'* strongest ******* ** **** they *** ** *********** on *per-lock *****, costing as little as $300 for a 600-pound bond unit, good for securing an internal office door or light-duty outside side entrance.

** **** ** ********** keep ********* ** ***** wonderfully ******* *** ******** 8' *** *' ********* double ***** **** *****, but ***** *****, *****'* going ** ** * need *** *** *****.  As **** ** ***** options **** ****** ******** anything **** ***** *** way **** *** **********, the ********* ** ******* wires ***** **** ***** need ** ** ** well ** ***** ******* that **** ******** ******** the ********* ********** ** the ***** **** ******** but * *** **** a ***-*******.  

* **** ** ******* with *** ***** ** long ** *** ***** agrees ** *** ******** that **** ******* *** means ** ****** ** well ** * **** alarm ********* (******* ********** to *** ***** ****** and ********* ** ***** fire ***** ******* *******).

*** ***** * ****** building ** **** *** city ** ***** ** have * **** ****** of ****** **** ***** or ****** **** ***** doors **** * *** aluminum ****** .... *** drop **** ***** ******** lock ** ***** ** many ***** *********, *** I ***'* *** ***** specified ** *** *** longer *** ** ******* find **** ** ** more ** ** **-***** service ***** **** * mag ****.  

** *** ** ***** with *** ************* ****** community ***** **** ********* as *** ** ******* door *** **** ************* for * ******** ********** replacement *** * *** lock ** * **** glass **** *** **** can ** ************ ******** from *** ****** *** always ***** **** ****** without ******* *********** *** appearance **** *** **** looking ***.

** *** **** ********* used ** ****** *** to ** **** ** discussed ****** ************:  "**** is **** ********* **** getting ***? ...... *******!"

 

 

 

**** ****** ** ** article ** ******* *** full ***** *****.*'* ******* **** ********** and *********** **** ***** articles ** ** ******* may **** * ****** chance ** ***** **** than * ******* ** one.  **** ******* ******* our *** ********* ******* ********* ***** and *** ********** **** present.  ** ** **** not *** **** **** ****** we ********** *** ** * *******. 

********** **** **** ******* **** over ******** *** * do *** ***** **** are ****** ** *****.  Frequently * ******** *** never ******** ** **** access ******* ** ** though ** ** ***** *****.

** **** * **** ***** ***** *** ****** Control ******** *** *** **** ***********.

*'* *** **** **** he **** *** **** is ***** ********* ** are *** **** *******. He ****, "****** ***** be ********* ** ****** doors." ********** ******** ** said, "****** ***** ** used." ** ***** **** an ****** ****? ** so, * ******* *******. If ***, ******* ** important. 

****’* **** ** **** ‘egress’.  

******* ******, **** ********** of *** ***** *** egress, ** **** *******?

***, ****'* *** *********** here.  **'* *** *** salty ** ***** *** majority ** ***** **** host ******** *** ****** doors.

*'* ** **** ****** on ******. **** *******, is * ********* **** in * **** **** executive ***** ********** ** egress ****? 

** ******* ** ******* or *** ****** ************ are ********* ** ***** doors ** ***.

***** ** * **** likelihood *** **** *** mention ** ** ****** door, ********** ** ** is *** **** *****/**** into * ******** ** space **** ***** ** evacuation **********.

** *** *** *** break ***** ***** ** ******* maglock ***** ** *** US?

*** ****** ** *** requirements ** **** ******* the ****** *** ****** is, ****, *********.

**** ** *** ** will ****** ******** *** Break ***** ***** ** well ** ***** **** relays ** *** ***** to *** ***** ** the ***** *** ***** glass ** **** ***** alarm ** *********.

** ** ********* - we ***'* **** ******** preventing *** ****** **** reaching ******!

"*** ****** ** *** requirements ** **** ******* the ****** *** ****** is, ****, *********."

**** ** *** **** the **** ****.  ********* like * ********** ***** bar **** * ********** switch **** ****** ***** locally ** *** **** would ** **** **** are ********* **...*** * button.  

******** *** ** ** means ** ******** **** of ****, ***** **** and ****** ** ****** consideration. *** **********, **** tendering, ***** ** ****** point ** ******* ** a * **** ** similar **** * ******* with ********** ********, ***** in ** **** **** £50. ** **** ******* are **** ******, ******** are ***** ******** ** * value ********** ********. ** the *** ** *** day - * ********* client is ***** ** **** a * **** *** a **** ******** ** their *** *********.

***** ******* ** **** that *** ****** ********* should ** ***** ****** **** break-glass's ** *** ****** doors, ******** ********** ******** with ******** **** ***** legs ** *** ***** - ******** ** ***** see ********** ***** ****** pole. ***** ** ********* is * **** - with **** * **** looking *** * * software "******* ** ****" functionality.

* ** ***** ******* will **** *** ***** maglock ***** ********* ** the *** **** - so ***** **** **-**** is ***** ** ******** what **** ***'* **** and ******** ** **** they *** ****.

** ** **-****** ***** noting **** ******* ** very **** * ** market ******, ** ******** the ********** ** ****** - *** ******* ** US ******** **** *** manufacturer *****.

***** *** ***** ****** of ***** ***** **** readers *** ****** *** on **** ***** ** a ****. *** ** you ****** ***** ******* a *******?  

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