Can you use an electric strike on a double door?

Can you use an electric strike on a double door?

Can you use an electric strike on a double door?

6100 Series Electric Strike They are ideal for drop-in replacement or new construction with five models providing coverage for many single or double door applications, including fire-rated doors.

What is the strike side of a door?

Hinge vs Stop Side The strike side references the side with the door knob. It is called the Strike Side due to the strike that is installed on the jamb into which the latch sits.

What is the strike on a door lock?

The strike, or “strike plate” is the metal plate or assembly installed on the inside of the door frame and is aligned to receive the latch and hold it secure. Electronic locks are the norm for exterior doors on public buildings today, while both mechanical and electronic locks may be used on interior doors.

Can an electric strike be installed in a fire rated door frame?

If a door is fire-rated, an electric strike has to be fail secure to provide positive latching. And a fail secure electric strike will not provide for stairwell reentry.

Does my door need a strike plate?

Strike Plate This is the plate the latch-tongue, or deadbolt-tongue will connect with. It should sit flush with the door jamb. Any passage or privacy set needs to have a strike plate for the door to latch. Additionally, deadbolts need a strike plate to properly lock.

How does a door strike work?

The electric strike device replaces the fixed strike faceplate, or metal plate that attaches to a door jamb and includes holes used by the door bolt. Electric strikes possess a ramped surface, enabling the door to close and latch via the locking latch.

Does an electric strike need a power supply?

Electric strikes require a power supply to function. Electric strikes have some type of keeper, or gate, for the latching mechanism on the lock. When a credential is presented and the strike is disengaged, the gate on the strike will allow the latch to be pulled through the gate.

How much does an electric strike cost?

Electric strikes come in a number of types for all kinds of applications and will run you anywhere from approximately one hundred dollars for an interior door strike to several thousand for the most secure facilities. For the average door however, the cost is generally about $300.00 installed.

Do you need an electric hinge with an electric strike?

Your hinges must be compatible with other devices such as electrified mortise locks, electrified cylindrical locks, delayed egress exit devices, electric trim, and electric strikes for door pairs. Additionally, you’ll want to ensure hinge compatibility of power control inputs for electric locks.