Specifying Electric Hinges

Electric hinges are preferred over door cords because they are less exposed to vandalism


Electric hinges are used when a locking device is mounted on a moving door and power and signals must be brought off the door to the controller and house wiring. Examples of such locking devices include an electrified lockset or electrically actuated trim, electric latch retraction device or a...


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A full lifetime warranty is offered on the wires on standard 5 knuckle models. Marray will repair the wires on your hinge without question for the life of the product. Choose size (height x weight), finish and weight. These are ideal for Von Duprin EL Devices where high current is needed for the solenoid and a second low amp pair is needed for the bar switch. They are UL Listed for 8 amp surge at 100,000 cycles and tested by UL with the Von Duprin EL99 Device and the PS873 Power Booster.

Marray Enterprises, Inc. has been an after market modification expert since 1995. A move to Nevada in late 2003 caused the company to incorporate under the new name of Marray, Inc.

In the past several years, through exhaustive research and analysis, Marray has shifted and grown from being not only a modifier of fine hardware, but also to being a first source manufacturer of quality hardware. Such unique products as their DOR-COR™ drilling fixture, and narrow stile electrified panic rim bars, are letting them lead the industry in price, availability, and on time delivery of top quality, unique, products.

Marray has already gained a reputation for stocking a wide variety of modified products, finishes, and material. Their web page has information on the different products and services available.

For additional customer support, Marray lists a toll free number on all products and packages.

Certifications

Marray manufactured hinges are listed with Underwriters' Laboratories of the United States. (Control No. 73WJ), All of their hinges are also UL listed 10B Fire Rated Hardware.

Marray modified electrically controlled single point locks and latch are listed with Underwriters' Laboratories by the original locking hardware manufacturer, and are under label service for the Marray modification (Control No. 90WJ) Marray Rim Panic devices are listed with Underwriters' Laboratories under Control No. 24RK.

Marray's DOR-COR™ drill fixture has been tested by ITS/Warnock Hersey for use on 20 minute fire rated wood and particle board doors.

Marray has applied for and been granted four unique patents on the way it builds electrified hinges. Their electric through wire hinges so impressed the patent examiner that their request went through as written without challenge. Their DOR_COR™ drill fixture is the first of its kind available.

Marray's straight line drill pattern for hole placement allows them to repair their hinges should the wires become damaged or torn. (Murray will do this for free — for life).

Their two wire hinge can handle 16 amps of surge current for 5 seconds. This is 1600 percent over any other standard hinge on the market. Each hinge and every modified panic bar or lock comes with proper templating.

For more information on Marray hinges, contact your local locksmith distributor or Marray Enterprises Inc., 52 Laxalt Drive, Mound House, NV 89706. Telephone: 8-00-500-1449. Web site: www.marray.com.

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