Electromagnetic shear locks vs maglocks

Are Electromagnetic shear locks more secure than maglocks?

Asked by Elly on 9th Feb 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"The choice between maglocks and electromagnetic shear locks depends on the specific needs of the access control system. Maglocks may be more suitable for securing heavy doors that require a high holding force, while electromagnetic shear locks may be a better choice for applications that require a higher level of security and resilience to certain types of attacks."
Answered on 17th Feb 2023 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"The primary difference between electric strike locks (door strike) and magnetic locks (maglocks) is their power requirement. Maglocks are fail-safe, while electric strikes are generally fail-secure. In other words: Magnetic locks require power to lock the door, whereas electric locks require power to unlock the door."
Answered on 9th Feb 2023 - Member since Sep 2020 - report
"Electric strike bolt is the most secure with or without power it will remain locked"
Answered on 16th Feb 2023 - Member since Nov 2018 - report
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