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Aug 29 2014

FF: Magnetic Holder Bracket

Category: Fixed-it Friday,Hold-OpensLori @ 8:00 am Comments (6)
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For the record, this is not a code-compliant way of providing an extension for an electromagnetic holder.

Magnetic Holder Bracket

Thank you to Craig Burns of Allegion for today’s Fixed-it Friday photo!

6 Responses to “FF: Magnetic Holder Bracket”

  1. Eric says:

    For the record….
    The correct way to do it would be a longer chain fastened directly to the door.

  2. Chuck says:

    I’ve seen chains before, I’ve even seen lengths of electrical conduit with sash chain inside, but I have never seen a chain used in conjunction with a shelf support!

  3. Kurt says:

    Whoever wrote the spec should have done a better job of coordinating the finishes 🙂

  4. Jeff Tock says:

    Did they thru-bolt the shelf bracket?

  5. Curt Meskus says:

    We have all seen this problem in may forms, beside the internal/externals door mounted electric release closures hardware or tombstones which are a floor hazard most of the time what is the correct affordable answer.

  6. Richard Wright says:

    just for the record, where is the specific code that gives approved ways, I’ve seen extensions and chain

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