Armlock 281 - Direct-Pull Magnet


The Adams Rite Door magnet range are surface mounted direct pull magnets that are used as part of an access control system for electric locking applications.



  • Suitable for use on aluminium,timber and steel doors
  • Compact case size and clean aesthetics
  • Magnetic holding force of at least 510kg (1120 lbs)
  • Has a security pin feature to help prevent unauthorised removal of the magnet from the door frame fixing plate 
  • Offers durability and low maintenance
  • Available as a double magnet model
  • User selectable dual voltage - 12 or 24vDC
  • CE marked to EMC Directive
  • Monitoring available (Hall Effect)
  • Built in voltage spike suppressor 
  • Guarantee 3 years



'L' and 'Z' Brackets ~ 4591M & 999M Monitored Paddle Handle & Exit Device Switching Accessories ~ RiteKey Keypad ~ Push-to-Exit Button ~ Power Supply Unit


Single Magnet: 40mm x 266mm x 73mm.
Double Magnet: 40mm x 532mm x 73mm.
Armature: 16mm x 160mm x 61mm. (2 no. for double magnet)
Nominal Holding Force: 510kg (1120lbs).
Supply Voltage: 12 or 24vDC (±15%).
Nominal Current: 480mA @ 12vDC, 240mA @ 24vDC. Dual coil. Built-in voltage spike suppressor.
Monitoring: Relay dry contact with LED.
Door Gap: Maximum 3mm (1⁄8").
Positioning: Outward opening - surface mounted to door frame header. Inward opening - door frame header using 'L' & 'Z' brackets
Magnet Housing: Brushed satin aluminium.
Note: To achieve immediate release, it is important that the release switch breaks the circuit on the positive supply to the magnet.