I'm building a small safe with an electronic strike (i.e., latch). When a
the strike releases. I want the door to pop open, and using a spring is
awkward. I thought a simple electromagnet might work. Can somebody suggest a
Cheap strong electromagnets seem to be of the U-shaped variety. Can I use
of these and a permanent magnet to repel each other? (I can't use two
permanent magnets because the pre-load on the strike can be enough to
prevent it from opening.)
Thanks for any help.