Door Operators Access Control Tutorial

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Dec 05, 2016

Doors equipped with door operators, specialty devices that automate opening and closing, tend to be quite complex.

The mechanisms needed to achieve these actions, the configuration how they work, and how they integrate with standard access systems can be hard to get right.

In this tutorial, we examine:

  • Purpose of door operators
  • Swinging vs sliding vs revolving door operators
  • Wheelchair access doors
  • Low energy ratings
  • Pricing of operators
  • Integrating access control - activate door operators vs push buttons

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