EMB Electromechanical Bar

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The Electromechanical Exit Bar (EMB) is designed for use on magnetically locked, non-fire-rated doors - or as an initiate device for a delayed egress timer. Pushing the bar activates internal switches which release the lock. Optional waterproof switches are available which allows the EMB to function in outdoor applications. Meets "no special tools or knowledge" code requirements.

Product Features

  • Low profile design requires only 1/4" movement for activation
  • Three standard lengths: 36", 42" or 48"
  • Can be field cut to accommodate non-standard openings up to 48"
  • Uses same mounting pattern as the TSB-3 and DSB
  • Retrofits to most competitors mounting patterns
  • Activates a DPDT 5 Amp rated output when pushed which will allow free egress or initiate the delay on an exit delay timer
  • Four individual switches ensure reliable, redundant operation
  • All metal construction
  • 16 ft. [4.8m] 22AWG 6 conductor cable and armored door cord included
  • UL Listing
  • MagnaCare® lifetime replacement, no fault warranty

Specification Data

  • Operating Temperature: -4 to +185F [-20 to +85C]
  • Shipping Weight: 7 to 9 lbs. depending on length


Part # Description
EMB-BK EMB - 36", Black Anodized
EMB-BK-42 EMB - 42", Black Anodized
EMB-BK-48 EMB - 48", Black Anodized
EMB-CL EMB - 36", Clear Anodized
EMB-CL-42 EMB - 42", Clear Anodized
EMB-CL-48 EMB - 48", Clear Anodized
WEMB-BK EMB - 36", Black Anodized, Weather-resistant
WEMB-BK-42 EMB - 42", Black Anodized, Weather-resistant
WEMB-BK-48 EMB - 48", Black Anodized, Weather-resistant
WEMB-CL EMB - 36", Clear Anodized, Weather-resistant
WEMB-CL-42 EMB - 42", Clear Anodized, Weather-resistant
WEMB-CL-48 EMB - 48", Clear Anodized, Weather-resistant
TCP-BK Touch Bar Cover Plates - Set of 2, Black Anodized
TCP-CL Touch Bar Cover Plates - Set of 2, Clear Anodized


Order any Electromechanical Bar listed with waterproof switches by adding the letter "W" to the front of the part number Example: WEMB-CL-42. Order any EMB listed as a dummy bar only (no electronics, no releasing function) by adding the letter "D" to the front of the part number Example: DEMB-CL-42.

TCP covers unwanted mounting holes from previously installed exit bars, strengthens the mounting area and provides a clean look.

EMB-TDM allows through-bolting of EMB on doors greater than 1-3/4" thick.

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