can electric strikes be used with vertical rod devices

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Yes, the current conversion kits will fit the old style/obsoleted 35 or 35 series vertical rod exit devices.
You should use the LX switch with the Von Duprin surface vertical rod exit device because the rods are exposed and are vulnerable to attack. IE, the top rod can be grasped and forced down to retrac...
The 5547 device can be ordered with an ES prefix to work in conjunction with an electric strike. This requires LBR and can only be done on non-fire rated applications. To convert an existing ...
An Astragal is an applied molding attached most commonly to the meeting edge of doors to: Protection against weather conditions Minimize the passage of light between the doors Retard the passa...
The NL key override will not open the door while Chexit rim or vertical rod device is in the arm mode.
The 6111 electric strike can be used only on non rated openings less bottom rod with pullman top latch (use ES prefix when ordering device). Device back set will change to match the centerline of t...
Not for use in fire rated openings.
For non fire rated doors only the 1609 strike would be used on the inactive leaf that is flush/surface bolted or with a *surface or concealed vertical rod device on other door leaf.
The Von Duprin 1609 cannot be used on a pair of fire rated doors. We recommend using the Von Duprin fire rated mortise exit device in lieu of the rim device such as the Von Duprin 5575-F,...