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Fed up of industrial, bulky looking magnet locks?


Magnet locks don’t have the greatest reputation for being the most aesthetically pleasing when it comes to access control systems, but the development of the Locinox MAG has completely changed how magnet locks are viewed. So is it the look of magnet locks that put you off, or does it even matter?

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Go back a few years and the majority of magnet locks would be a simple rectangular shape in a galvanised finish, with protruding edges not offering the safest system if you wanted to use it away from an industrial setting. Fast forward to 2021 and things have completely changed. People don’t just want their gates to function, they want them to look good too. Locinox have found a balance that means their mag locks can now be used in an industrial setting or on domestic installations, even on schools and hospitals.

The Mag series comes in both a 300Kg and 600Kg version, an upgrade from the older versions which only offered a 250Kg and 500kg pulling force, bringing the strength of the locks in line with many more magnet locks available on the market. Also available with or without handles these locks have seen a surge in popularity, working with new and existing access control systems to provide a safe and secure solution for the security of commercial and domestic sites.

So a mag lock is just a mag lock, right?

In a price driven market there was always the question of if people would still go for the cheaper option. Were Locinox offering enough with their new design? The answer was a resounding yes!

The simple fixing using the patented Locinox quick fix fixings, along with the thorough testing Locinox put all their products through has given a solution that we are seeing used on an increasing number of outdoor applications.

Do you have the problem of a small opening and are looking for something with a more slimline design?

So, there’s still the problem about surface mounted units reducing the opening. The sleek design of the mag unit means the risk of injury is reduced, and there’s always the option of mounting the magnet at the top of the gate, but this isn’t always possible, and what if you have a smaller gate?

The S-Mag and B-Mag design offers a slimline solution that allow you to insert the magnet into the post on both your swing and sliding gates.

Using rubber bumpers to prevent shaking and damage to the gate, these units keep the passage space to a maximum and the flexible armature plate guarantees a smooth closing even if the gates aren’t perfectly aligned.