The fire-rated concealed electric strike solution for mortise locksets
The 8500 series is a fire rated, compact, high performance electric strike featuring a unique concealed design for use with mortise locksets without a deadbolt. Designed for fast, convenient installation, the 8500 installs with little or no modification to the frame. Simply remove the existing strike plate, remove the dust box and install. Its strength is derived from a unique keeper pin locking design, enabling the 8500 to exceed Grade-1 ratings. This unique electric strike complies with NFPA 80-07 guidelines for retrofit into fire-rated frames. The 8500 accommodates mortise latchbolts up to 3/4" throw.
Faceplate OptionsThe 8500 faceplate options kits combine two different faceplate pocket styles with three different deadlatch profiles for compatibility with a wide variety of mortise locksets. HES 8500 faceplate option kits are lock specific. There are two faceplates included in each kit: a standard faceplate and a faceplate with a wider pocket to address less-than-ideal sagging door conditions.
*Manufactured after 2005.
01. HES 8500 Series Overview
(.pdf, 184 kB)
02. HES 8500 Sell Sheet
(.pdf, 1.2 MB)
03. HES 8500 Install Instructions
(.pdf, 16.8 MB)
04. HES 8500 NFPA-80 Compliance
(.pdf, 517 kB)
Published 17 Nov 2008
630 is the standard finish. Please call us for current leadtimes on all others.
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