ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware and Adams Rite Release New Electric Strike for Starwheel and Interlocking Rim Exit Devices

PHOENIX, Ariz. November 28, 2018 — ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware and ASSA ABLOY Group brand Adams Rite today announced the release of the HES 9800 and Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike. The HES 9800/Adams Rite 7800 Series is a low-profile, surface mounted electric strike designed specifically to work with the Adams Rite 8800 & 8700 Series Narrow Stile Rim Exit Devices and the EX88 Interlocking Rim Exit Device.

As the only electric strike compatible with the unique Adams Rite Starwheel and Interlocking latching mechanism, the new HES 9800/Adams Rite 7800 easily electrifies openings on aluminum storefronts, commercial perimeter doors and high-occupancy commercial facilities, and provides an electrification option for the Adams Rite EX88.“As one product offered by both legacy brands, the HES 9800/Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike extends ASSA ABLOY’s commitment to provide more electric strike solutions for more applications,” explained Matt Branson, Product Manager, ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware. “Customers loyal to either HES or Adams Rite can use the HES 9800 or Adams Rite 7800 as a cost-effective way to upgrade an opening from mechanical to electrical. With no need for door modification, a dedicated power supply or wire transfers, there is less labor time spent installing the hardware.”

HES 9800 Electric Strike

HES products lead the access control industry with electric strikes for any type of lockset application. The HES 9800 Electric Strike expands the HES 9000 Family of surface mounted electric strikes to offer a new option to easily electrify a retrofit project that utilizes Adams Rite Starwheel or Interlocking rim exit devices

Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike

Adams Rite is the Aluminum Hardware Authority, specializing in door and door hardware solutions for narrow stile aluminum applications. The Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike is designed to offer an electrification option for narrow stile aluminum applications that require a life-safety rim exit device. The Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike adds a no-cut surface mounted electric strike to the product portfolio, providing loyal Adams Rite customers with a cost-effective solution to electrify the Adams Rite EX88 Exit Device.

Features and Benefits

The HES 9800/Adams Rite 7800 exceeds Grade 1 standards for strength and performance. All functions are performed within the ½” thick strike body, which is protected by a sleek stainless steel cover to conceal the mounting screws and provide the most aesthetic appearance. The HES 9800/Adams Rite 7800 is dual voltage, field selectable for fail secure or fail safe operation, and comes with one 1/16” and one 1/8” spacer plate to accommodate varying door gaps.For more information on the HES 9800 Electric Strike, visit assaabloyesh.com.

For more information on the Adams Rite 7800 Electric Strike, visit adamsrite.com.

About ASSA ABLOY ELECTRONIC SECURITY HARDWARE

HES and Securitron, the world’s premier suppliers of electric strikes, electromagnetic locks and access control components, united as ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware in 2018. Based in Phoenix, Arizona, ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware brings together the innovation, strength and service of HES with the durability, quality and no-fault warranty of Securitron. Founded 40 years ago, HES and Securitron established global reputations by developing innovative electric strikes and electromagnetic locks. For product and service information, visit www.assaabloyesh.com.

ABOUT Adams Rite

Over 115 years old, Adams Rite Manufacturing Co., an ASSA ABLOY Group company, designs, manufactures and markets door and door hardware products to the commercial, industrial and institutional building construction industry and is recognized as one of the leading suppliers in its area of specialization. Adams Rite develops products that are designed to complement the clean lines of modern doors, while at the same time meeting safety and access codes. Visit their website at www.adamsrite.com.

ABOUT ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY is the global leader in door opening solutions, dedicated to satisfying end-user demands for security, safety and convenience. For more information visit https://www.assaabloy.com/en/com/

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