RCI Electric Strikes now UL Listed for 1500lbs!

July 2010 -  Rutherford Controls is pleased to announce that the RCI 6 Series "All-in-One" and 0162 Surface Mounted Electric Rim Strike have now been UL tested and listed to 1500 lbs static strength.

'We have always tested our 6 Series and our 0162 Rim Strike to 1500 lbs of static strength but saw the value in listing these products with Underwriters Laboratories to their highest quality rating. Now the quality of our 0162 and 6 Series cannot be disputed', says Bob Lafrance, VP of Marketing & Sales for RCI.

The assurance of performance, quality and security provided to people and property is at the forefront of everything we do here at Rutherford Controls', states Vicky Rutherford, President of Rutherford Controls Int'l Corp.


0162 Rim Strike: Easy solution, robust security, guaranteed satisfaction.
Compatible with the vast majority of Exit Devices, the 0162 Surface mounted Rim Strike is ideal for any type of frame. The rugged, stainless steel construction and conventional keeper design offer added security and reliability. Standard features and benefits include; dual voltage for additional flexibility in the field, plug-in wire connectors for a fast and easy installation and up to ¼" horizontal adjustment, for mis-aligned doors and frames.

Best of all, this Rim Strike is entirely surface mounted and installs flush against the frame. No cutting means installers get it done faster and easier.

The 0162 is UL1034 Listed under Burglary-resistant Electric Door Strikes and carries the highest rating for strength and durability: Dynamic - 70 ft-lbs, , Static - 1500 lbs, Endurance - 250,000 cycles.

The 0162 has also been factory cycle tested to over 4,000,000 cycles of operation.

RCI's "All-in-One" 6 Series: These electric strikes combine several requested key features.

Standard features include a multi-voltage single solenoid, selectable lock mode (no tools necessary), horizontal adjustment, and plug-in wire connectors.

The L65 Low Profile version accepts 1/2" or 5/8" latch projection (perfect for narrow stile aluminum frames). The S65 Standard version is ideal when you require 3/4" latch projection.

Not only will installations be faster and easier, distributors and installers can cut their strike inventory significantly, because one strike does it all!

The 6 Series UL1034 Listed under Burglary-resistant Electric Door Strikes and carries the highest rating for strength and durability: Dynamic - 70 ft-lbs, Static - 1500 lbs, Endurance - 250,000 cycles.

It has also been factory cycle tested to over 1,000,000 cycles of operation.

Known today as RCI, Rutherford Controls Int'l Corp. is a global, solution based organization that provides the architectural hardware, locksmith, and security markets with the best in electric locks, door hardware and access control products. In or Out… We Make it Easy!

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If you would like more information on this product or to schedule an interview, please contact Sales at  1-800-265-6630 or Sales@rutherfordcontrols.com