Magic Switch 21 provides hygienic operation of automatic doors
Pittsburgh, Pa. (April 22, 2013) – The new Magic Switch 21 (MS21) from BEA is a stainless steel, corrosion free activation plate that offers safe and sanitary operation of automatic doors. The MS21 initiates the opening cycle of a door with the wave of a user’s hand, requiring no physical contact.
The new MS21 hands-free activation plate from BEA.
The MS21 is designed for use in hospitals, healthcare facilities, educational institutions and other organizations requiring easy access points that limit the spread of germs and other cross-contaminants. The device is available in both wireless and hardwired versions, and features a backlit LED ring (hardwired only) for easy identification in poorly lit areas.
The MS21 uses capacitive sensing technology to trigger activations. An adjustable sensing zone can be modified from zero out to four inches, depending on conditions. Both wireless and hardwired versions include a sound indicator to denote activation, which can be turned on and off. The sensor’s low profile reduces the potential for damage caused by passing carts or other equipment. A tamper-resistant design conceals all visible access points, locking the activation plate in place with two set screws. Internal components are protected by a NEMA 4 rated enclosure that is resistant to moisture, cleaning agents and other potentially damaging contaminants.
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IXIO-DT1 eliminates false activations due to weather conditions
Pittsburgh, Pa. (October 17, 2012) – BEA’s new IXIO-DT1 sensor manages pedestrian traffic through automatic sliding doors while reducing energy costs and maximizing safety. The sensor uses radar and infrared technology to provide activation and safety presence detection for linear, telescopic and curved pedestrian sliding doors.
The new IXIO-DT1 automatic sliding door detector from BEA.
IXIO-DT1 uses a unidirectional sensing capability that reduces the duration of the door’s hold-open time. Two rows of 24 high-density infrared spots form two protective curtains, which create a safety zone that prevents the door from closing on any person that lingers in the doorway.
Users can customize settings on the IXIO-DT1 with an easy-to-use LED display. A highly visible four-beam alignment system allows correct position of the sensor’s safety zone, ensuring proper doorway coverage. The sensor uses BEA’s “Intelli-Tracking +” feature to eliminate false activations due to weather conditions, allowing energy-saving operation in all environments.
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Pittsburgh, Pa. (April 4, 2012) – BEA will display its R2e-100 (Request To Exit) and Delayed Egress Maglock security door systems at the 2012 Intermountain Lock and Supply (IML) Expo. The show takes place on June 22, 2012 at the Mile High Stadium Sports Authority Field (Denver, Colo.).
BEA’s R2e-100 (bottom) and Delayed Egress Maglock at the 2012 IML Expo.
The R2e-100 security door detector provides a high level of protection for access control applications. It mounts above a secure door and uses an active focused infrared detection field that stops at the door hardware. This eliminates unauthorized entry by sliding objects underneath the door from the other side.
BEA’s Delayed Egress Maglock is a code compliant electromagnetic lock for single outward swinging perimeter doors. A built-in sensor detects when pressure is applied to the door. The system sounds an alarm and will unlock after a predetermined period of pressure on the door. The lock has a holding force tolerance of up to 1200 lbs.
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Universal sensor reduces service calls
Pittsburgh, Pa. (January 27, 2012) – BEA’s Enhanced Door Position System (EDPS) uses advanced gyroscope technology to reduce the problems normally associated with automatic swinging doors.
BEA’s EDPS system for automatic swinging doors.
The EDPS is universal to all swing doors, new or retrofit. Its MEMS (micro-electro mechanical systems) gyroscope distinguishes irregular operation caused by stack pressure, manual push operation or objects blocking the door from fully closing. The EDPS ignores these deviations from normal operation, eliminating the need for service calls to recalibrate the sensor.
The system works on AC, DC, PWM, pneumatic and hydraulic operators. The EDPS hub uses a basic two button and display routine for easy programming, and features ten programmable operation modes and eight troubleshooting functions to simply installation and maintenance.
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Sensor features wider activation zone for mounting heights between 6.5 and 11.5 feet
Pittsburgh, Pa. (January 26, 2012) – BEA’s new IS40XL sensor for automatic industrial doors uses active infrared and microwave technologies cooperatively to provide accurate presence and motion detection on new or existing doors. The overhead mounted sensor replaces labor-intensive induction loops and is intended for use on shorter doors.
BEA’s IS40XL sensor for industrial automatic doors.
The IS40XL (extra low mounting) is designed to achieve a wider activation zone for mounting heights between 6.5 and 11.5 feet. It also offers a shallower activation zone depth, often times critical for smaller doors or confined spaces. The sensor is immune to subtle door vibrations and environmental conditions, allowing for safe and efficient operation.
The XL is the newest addition to BEA’s IS40 series of industrial automatic door sensors. The standard IS40 can be mounted on doors from 8 to 16 feet high, and uses up to 40 spots of infrared in order to provide presence detection. The IS40P is designed for applications requiring only presence detection. It comes equipped with nine pre-programmed pattern configurations and various learn time settings for maximum compatibility. All IS40 versions have been developed within NEMA 4 rated enclosures.
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Three models available to fit most door frames with little or no cutting
Pittsburgh, Pa. (December 6, 2011) – BEA’s new line of electric strikes for secure doors improves user control over granting access permissions. The Rim Exit, No Cut and Universal Cylindrical strikes are designed to work in a wide variety of applications, allowing remote operation of the door’s locking latch.
The Rim Exit, No Cut and Universal Cylindrical electric strikes from BEA Inc.
Electric strikes replace the traditional fixed strike faceplate on a secure door. Depending on the application, electric strikes can be set to a “fail locked” or “fail unlocked” configuration, so that activating the strike will either unlock or lock the door.
The Rim Exit surface mounted electric strike eliminates door frame cutting and is compatible with most doors using major rim exit devices. The No Cut Cylindrical Strike fits perfectly into a standard ANSI door frame, and works with all cylindrical lock brands with a ½” latch projection. BEA’s Universal Cylindrical Strike is an all-in-one kit that includes the three most commonly used modular face plates for hollow metal, aluminum and wooden door frame types.
BEA’s electric strikes are designed to promote even load distribution in the event of a forced entry. Each model is UL/ULC listed for up to 1500 lbs of static strength and includes a reinforced housing to eliminate twisting in case of imperfect door frames. BEA’s electric strikes are operated using 12-24V AC/DC for maximum compatibility.
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Detector increases security by eliminating false detections
Pittsburgh, Pa. (November 7, 2011) – The BEA R2e-100 (Request To Exit) security door detector is designed for access control applications where a high level of protection is required. The detector mounts above a secure door, allowing authorized personnel to exit as needed while ensuring the door remains locked at all other times.
The BEA R2e-100 detector provides security for access control applications.
The R2e-100 uses active focused infrared detection to provide a known detection area, unaffected by thermal changes. The detection area stops at the door hardware, making it impossible to gain entry by sliding objects underneath the door from the other side. The detector uses parallel traffic rejection to eliminate false detections and any resulting attempts to gain entry by unauthorized personnel.
The R2e-100 is customizable to fit users’ needs, with an adjustable relay hold time between zero and 60 seconds, and multiple relocking modes for any timed or door position conditions. The detector has three auxiliary inputs for a push button or other request to exit device, a card reader or other request to enter device, and a door position switch.
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Low profile sensor ideal for healthcare facilities and universities
Pittsburgh, Pa. (September 7, 2011) – BEA’s new LPR-36 is a low profile, door activation push plate designed to provide easy access to people with disabilities and those using mobility products or carrying medical equipment. The push plate mounts directly on any flat wall surface, providing one-touch activation anywhere on its 36” x 6” surface. The impact resistant design allows for activation in situations where human touch is not achievable.
BEA’s LPR-36 push plate activation sensor.
The LPR-36 can be hard-wired or configured for wireless operation with a factory installed wireless transmitter. It features easy installation with only two mounting screws that can be accessed without removing the face plate. The LPR-36 can be installed over single and double gang boxes, and on commercial bollards where necessary. It is constructed from weather resistant stainless steel and is clear powder coated to eliminate finger prints. The push plate exceeds requirements of California Building Code Section 1117B.6, and Ontario, Canada Building Code Sections A-18.104.22.168 (17) and A-22.214.171.124.
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Single and double loop detectors compatible with most industrial door and gate applications
Pittsburgh, Pa. (August 24, 2011) – BEA’s Matrix single and double digital induction loop detector provides vehicle access control and safety for doors and gates in industrial applications. The detector has advanced settings that allow users to customize detection fields and time of activation to best fit their needs.
BEA’s Matrix single and double digital inductive loop sensors.
The Matrix detector activates and/ or holds open a gate as soon as a vehicle enters or remains in its field of detection. The double loop model is also capable of operating a second, independent loop, so that an additional function can be performed with the same detector. An integrated potentiometer allows for fine tuning of sensitivity and presence time, which can be selected in increments from one minute to infinity. The Matrix has four frequency settings to ensure no crosstalk occurs between adjacent loops.
In the event of a loss of power, the Matrix will remember and revert to its most recent settings. The detector automatically adjusts to outside temperatures, so operation is unaffected by weather conditions.
The Matrix is available in multiple models, and single and double channel modes to accommodate nearly any application. The detector features compact housing with a standard 11-pin industrial connection, and uses power supply configurations of 110 VAC or 12-24 V AC/DC.
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New Delayed Egress electromagnetic lock features up to 1200 lbs of holding force
Pittsburgh, Pa. (July 14, 2011) – BEA’s new Delayed Egress Maglock offers a code compliant, all-in-one locking system for single outward swinging perimeter doors. The electromagnetic lock provides security for applications requiring loss prevention, life safety and traffic control.
The new Delayed Egress Maglock from BEA.
The Delayed Egress Maglock’s built-in sensor detects when pressure is applied to a door, featuring up to 1200 lbs of holding force. The system will sound an alarm and unlock after a predetermined period of pressure on the door, with a short nuisance delay to eliminate accidental triggering.
The cost-effective sensor is easy to install and field selectable to meet a variety of building codes. It includes a key switch for reset and override, and an external sounder alarm. The system uses dry contact relay switching for local and/ or remote alarm monitoring. A built-in security condition sensor and highly visible red/ green light panel indicates when the door is unlocked or closed and bonded.
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