Universal system replaces all lockout modules
Pittsburgh, Pa. (October 19, 2010) –Automatic swinging doors commonly experience problems when air pressure inside the building or manual opening and closing by pedestrians affect the doors’ normal operation. To eliminate these problems, BEA introduces the new Enhanced Door Position System (EDPS).
The EDPS can be installed on any new or retrofit swing door system, and works on AC, DC, PWM, pneumatic and hydraulic operators. The EDPS’ sensor uses an advanced MEMS (Micro-electro mechanical systems) gyroscope to accurately determine the door’s position. This solves the issues commonly caused by stack pressure, manual push operation or foreign objects preventing the door from reaching a fully closed state.
The system features automatic inhibiting of the swing side door mounting sensors, removing the need for a mechanical limit switch. If the door is manually pushed or does not fully close, the EDPS will distinguish this change from normal operation and ignore the door, eliminating the need for a re-learn of the overhead presence. Throughout this process, automatic operation remains functional.
All of BEA’s activation and safety sensors plug directly into the EDPS hub using quick disconnects. The hub uses a basic two button and display routine for easy programming, and features ten programmable operation modes and eight troubleshooting functions to simplify installation and door servicing.