Rutherford Controls, Inc. | RCI

The Rutherford Controls, Inc. (RCI) 8380 GateMag™ Electromagnetic Lock works as a weather-resistant, access control solution for perimeter security solutions. The 8380 GateMag™ is sturdily built for rugged outdoor use and comes with a Remote Lock Status (RLS) allowing the magnet’s security state to be monitored from a remote location.

Applications include perimeter sliding/swinging gates, fences and storage areas for Hospitals, Industrial Facilities, Multi-Family Housing and Property Management sites.

RCI 8380 GateMag Electromagnetic Lock


  • Stainless steel housing
  • Low energy consumption
  • Field selectable voltage – 12/24V DC
  • MOV surge protection
  • 6-1/2’ (1.9 meters) wire cable
  • Conduit fitting inside diameter 1/2
  • Conduit fitting outside diameter 3/4
  • No residual magnetism
  • Built-in Remote Lock Status (RLS)
  • Weather-resistant
  • Versatile face or bottom mounting
  • Throughbolt mounting
  • Up to 1500lbf (680kgf) holding force
  • UL Listed Auxilliary Lock for use on fire doors rated up to 1.5


Housing Dimensions 1-3/4” D x 2-1/2” W x 8-7/8” L (45mm x 63mm x 225mm)
Armature Plate Dimensions 5/8” D x 2-3/8” W x 7-7/16” L (16mm x 61mm x 190mm)
Voltage Field selectable 12/24V DC; Tolerance ±10%
Power/Current Requirements Max 0.48A at 12V DC; Max 0.24A at 24V DC
Holding Force Up to 1,500 lbs.
Output Contacts Remote Lock Status (RLS) reed contacts are rated at Max 0.20A @ 12V DC 0.12A @ 24V DC
Wiring Requirements 2 wires – power input; 2 wires – contact output
Operating Temperature -10 to 60° C; 14 to 140° F
Certification UL Listed (Canada & US), CSFM

To place an order for a RCI 8380 GateMag™ Electromagnetic Lock, or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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