Rixson Fire Rated FM998 Electromagnetic Door Holder


Rixson Electromagnetic door holder/releases are designed for virtually any remote door release applications. They must be used in conjunction with closing devices.

Doors are to be normally held open. The electromagnetic door releases will be energized with the voltage shown (at right) in the hardware set for this opening. Power shall be controlled by the fire control system. It will interrupt the power if alarmed, causing the doors to be released, thus allowing the door closers to close the doors. When power is restored the magnets will re-energize, permitting the doors to be manually returned to their held open position.

• Fire/smoke barrier doors – Door releases when tripped by an alarm or smoke detector

• Private offices – Door releases when triggered by a remote switch

• All devices come with a wall/floor portion and a door portion (armature)

• Circuit normally closed

• Door portions have screws and plates to accommodate surface and concealed mounting


– Wall Mount

– Concealed Wiring

– ANSI/C00011

Product Description & Features

– Total Projection 3-5/8″(92mm)

– Mounting Requirements: 2″ x 4″ x 1-3/4″ (51 x 102 x 45mm) outlet box

– Wall must be properly reinforced and outlet box adequately fastened

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Rixson Center Hung Pivots Provide the Flush Look for Any Door Opening

Quality Door & Hardware distributes Rixson products daily and has been a trusted brand in the commercial door hardware industry for the past 30 years. Rixson Center Hung Pivots are used for aesthetics or if the pivot point is going to be moved closer to the lock edge of the door. The center hung pivots are usually mortised into the top and bottom of the door providing a low profile and a flush look. Rixson’s Center Hung Pivots are perfect for exterior or interior doors applications. Quality Door & Hardware highly recommend these pivots to hospitals, healthcare facilities, medical offices, elderly care facilities, commercial businesses, mixed-purpose facilities and other commercial buildings. Quality Door & Hardware has Rixson Center Hung Pivots available a variety of applications and finishes such as Satin Chrome, Brushed Chrome, Polish Brass and Dark Bronze.

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RIXSON Specialty Door Controls offers customized solutions for challenging design requirements. It is the leading North American provider of concealed closers, pivots and mechanical / electromechanical door holders. RIXSON’s Smok-Chek series was the first closer holder combinations in the hardware industry. The next generation of these products are still dedicated to protect lives and property.

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