Door Holders

The Vimpex range of electromagnetic door holders offers the installer the broadest choice of mounting styles, holding power and installation accessories critical for fire safety.

Made in the UK

Manufactured in the UK, using our many years of expertise, Vimpex deliver outstanding fire evacuation and building system alarm products for the global fire and security market.

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Products manufactured and distributed by Vimpex are built to exceptional standards and represent an impressive blend of robust reliability and smart aesthetics.


The majority of our products can be customised, adapted and created for OEM solutions. We can help make our products your own.


Our expertise and close partnership with global manufacturers means we offer excellent technical support for all our products.

Door Holders

Arguably the single most important fire safety mechanism, electromagnetic door holders guard against the lethal spread of toxic smoke and fumes - by far the greatest cause of death in fire situations.

Standard Door Holder
Standard Door Holders

Mounted onto a fixed surface, these door holders ensure retention of the fire door by means of a smart metallic keeper plate. Interfaced with the fire alarm system, the door holders are de-energised as soon as the fire is detected, thus releasing the door without the potentially harmful delay suffered by other types of devices.

  • Choice of holding power, 200-1000N
  • Various styles and mounting methods available including heavy duty, wall mounted and universal units
  • Metal enclosure means no heat fatigue
  • Available in 230 V ac and 24 V dc
  • Flush mounted versions and units with a greater holding force also available
  • Approved to EN 1155 and CE Marked
  • Manual release button
Universal Door Holder
Universal Door Holder

Available in two standard lengths - 200 or 300 mm, there is also a choice of two holding forces - 500 or 1000N.

  • Floor, ceiling or wall mounted
Heavy Duty Door Holder
Heavy Duty Door Holder

The Vimpex EN 1155 approved heavy duty range of door holders offers the installer a choice of mounting styles and holding power.

  • Two versions available: Wall mounted and floor mounted
  • Heavy Duty casting is vandal resistant
  • Two holding forces available - 200N and 500N
  • Designed for where accidental damage or vandalism is a problem
  • Ideal for schools, hospitals, warehouses and car parks
  • Approved to EN 1155 and CE Marked
Wireless Acoustic Door Holder
Wireless Acoustic Door Holder

This innovative wireless battery-powered magnetic Door Holder is triggered acoustically when the fire alarm sounders are activated. No external wiring is required and the unit is typically powered in excess of 12 months by 2 standard ‘C’ battery cells.

  • 200N Holding Force
  • Easily Installed and programmed
  • Learns the sound of the fire alarm
  • Battery life indication and low battery warning
  • Programmable for automatic release and re-hold for day/night
  • Approved to EN 1155 AND CE Marked under the CPR
  • Manual release button
Weatherproof Door Holder
Weatherproof Door Holder

The Vimpex EN 1155 approved weatherproof door holder offers the installer an excellent solution for harsh environments and outdoor use.

  • Robust steel construction - 1200N holding force
  • Sealed against water ingress (IP65)
  • Available in 230V ac and 24V do
  • Supplied with keeper plate
  • Terminated via IP66 connector (supplied)
Eco Door Holder
Eco Door Holder

The Vimpex EN 1155 approved Eco range of door holders offers the installer a choice of holding power and installation accessories.

  • Two holding forces available - 200N and 500N
  • Zero residual force
  • Available in 230V ac and 24V do
  • High quality and cost effective
  • Approved to EN 1155 and CE Marked
Acoustic Door Holder Extension Bracket
Door Holder Extension Bracket

The extension bracket enables the Agrippa Acoustic Door Holder (ACC0005) to be used when there is no convenient wall to mount the door holder to. Mounting on the nearest wall or ceiling, the bracket comes complete with suitable fixings for the Agrippa Acoustic Door Holder, and in three lengths to suit the specific location.

  • Sheet Steel Construction
  • Swivel bracket to allow mounting in any plane
  • Supplied with fixings to suit acoustic door holder
Fire Door Coordinator
Fire Door Coordinator

The Fire Door Coordinator ensures that a pair of self-closing fire doors with rebated meeting stiles or security astragals will always shut in the correct sequence, regardless of which door is opened first. This is particularly important for fire-rated doors and self-latching security doors as it maintains the door's seal.

  • Can support up to 120 kgs (weight of door)
  • Smart Silver Anodised Aluminium Finish
  • Fire Door Certified
  • UL, CE and ANSI Approvals
  • British Made
  • Smart and discreet product
  • Easy to fit and maintain
Dorgard SmartSound - Exclusive to Vimpex Sweden AB

Dorgard SmartSound is a wireless solution for legally holding open fire doors, closing them when a fire alarm sounds.

  • SmartSound technology means the doors units are not triggered by background noise.
  • Available in Black and White
  • Can hold the door at any angle
Freedor SmartSound - Exclusive to Vimpex Sweden AB

Freedor Smartsound is a unique wireless solution that allows fire doors to be held open in any position, automatically closing them when the fire alarm sounds. It makes heavy fire doors effortless to open, enabling easier access.

  • Wireless
  • Easy to open door
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Freedor has been tested to EN1634-1 on FD30 doorsets, exposed and unexposed faces