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Industrial Magnetics Inc. hands-free door opener

New Arm-Pull Provides Hands-Free Door Opening

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 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.

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 its "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 then be used in conjunction with the arm-pull.

The arm-pull builds on 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.

Industrial Magnetics Inc., Boyne City, MI 800-662-4638 www.magnetics.com

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