When are Panic Devices required?

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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...
The Von Duprin Pneumatic PN98/99 series exit devices feature provides remote latch bolt retraction in hazardous areas where electrically operated devices would not be permitted.
The Von Duprin Pneumatic or "PN" device was designed for Intrinsically Safe Class 1, Division 1 applications.The device does not have a specific listing or certification pertaining to hazardous loc...
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
We can build 33/3527A/F, 33/3547A/F, 98/9927/F, and 98/9947/F exit devices for 2 feet wide doors.
Most Panic devices are not designed for exterior applications. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish an...