What is an Exit Device

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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...
- AD Series and CO series products require that the Night Latch (NL) screw is installed in the exit device.  Be sure this screw is installed- Exit hardware and strike must be properly mounted ...
AFL stands for "Auxiliary Fire Latch" on fire rated exit devices.
ANSI grade one cycle test is 500,000, grade two is 250,000 and grade three is 100,000.
The new 33A/35A center case will not work with the old 33/35 series exit devices.   It is never intended to use parts to convert a device from one Series to another Series as this w...
The spring in the hinge case or end case assembly lifts the crossbar and both lever arms.  If broken, the crossbar and lever arms will drop down. The weight of the crossbar and levers will automati...