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The use of Panic Hardware and/or Fire Exit Hardware is required by the International Building Code (IBC) and NFPA 101 – The Life Safety Code, depending on which code and which edition of the code i...
Panic Hardware and Fire Exit Hardware are two different types of exit devices, and the proper selection is determined by code requirements. Panic Hardware is an exit device which is tested for u...
The most obvious difference (in the device) is the lack of mechanical dogging on a Fire Rated Device.  There are some internal parts that may be different and the method it is secured to the d...
FEH, F, Exit Device (rim panic, mortise panic, vertical rod panic, panic device)
The Special Von Duprin 2' door device as of 02-07-14 is now shipped with UL Panic Hardware label or UL Fire Exit Hardware label.  The 2’ devices are most commonly used in 5...
Falcon 25 series is a ANSI/BHMA A156.3 Standard for Grade 1 device.
Falcon F-25 series is the UL Rated Fire Exit Hardware device is a ANSI/BHMA A156.3 Standard for Grade 1 device.
A copy of the BHMA Directory Listing can be viewed in the online Certified Directory on the BHMA web site. BHMA
All 3 hour fire rated pairs of doors do require an astragal when used without a removable hardware mullion. Pairs of doors with removable hardware mullions are treated and listed as 2 single doors...