Industrial Magnetics, Inc. Develops New Arm-Pull for Hands-free Door Opening

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Industrial Magnetics, Inc. has developed a new, hands-free door opener to help prevent the spread of germs and bacteria by allowing users to pull open a door using their forearm, wrist or elbow.

New Arm-Pull, hands-free door opener

New Arm-Pull, hands-free door opener

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, Industrial Magnetics, Inc.(IMI) has developed the Arm-Pull, a hands-free door opener that allows users to open swing-style doors without using their hands or fingertips.

The new Arm-Pull attaches to latch-less, swing-style doors and allows people to pull the door open using their forearm, wrist or elbow when entering or exiting a room.

Perfect for public restrooms, retail stores, office buildings, and shop floors, the product can be used on metal or wood doors using the magnetic or through-hole mounting options. The product is constructed from heavy duty, stainless-steel as a one piece, laser-cut and precision formed unit for durability and performance.

The company has also devised a way for the Arm-Pull to work on latching doors with lever-style handles by incorporating their "J-Hook" magnetic assembly. The J-hook product holds the door handle in the open position, converting the door into a "latch-less" style that can now be used in conjunction with the Arm-Pull.

The Arm-Pull builds on the success of the company's previously released door opener, the Foot-Pull, which attaches to the bottom of a door and allows people to use the sole of their shoe to pull the door inward.

For a video, images, and additional information on these products, please visit the Arm-Pull / Foot-Pull Door Opener webpage, or contact an IMI product specialist at 800.662.4638.

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