The use of electric strikes has increased over time due to an increase in criminal acts and most apartment buildings today have different types of electric strikes to increase the safety of residents.
Different types of electric strikes are used today, among the most popular, emission electric strikes which, without a power supply, keep the entrance door locked and there is also a power failure that requires a power supply to block the door entrance.
There are electric strikes that use different voltages, but the most popular is the 8-16 V AC electric strikes, although other models are also used which work with direct voltage, as they emit almost no noise when running. they are activated, among the most popular models, we find 12 V DC electric strikes and 24 V DC electric strikes.
Most electric strikes are for flush installation, but there are also electric strikes for surface and semi-flush installation, such as in the case of emergency exit doors that use these electric strikes models.
Electric strikes are usually connected to intercom systems, video intercom systems, fire alarm systems, which will make them work remotely.
They are also used connected to access control systems that will allow the electric strike to operate activated, either by proximity cards, digital keypads, key, key holder for access, or by programming the access control which will activate the strike. electric and will give access at different times or days of the week.
Today, in the Montreal Canada region, there are different brands on the electric strikes market such as Fermax, GDMI, Trine, Peso, Adams Rite, HES, Abloy, Camden, EFF, Folger-Adams, Rofu, Von-Duprin, etc.