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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...
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 4170 cover plate can be used to cover the 86 & 161 prepped doors.
Von Duprin now offers an 8827 LBR panic device as of October 7, 2019. This device uses the top rod assembly and soffit latch setup of the fire rated 8827-F device, but has dogging, a UL Panic Har...
Von Duprin offers a PL8827 LBR device with a pullman style top latch and Less Bottom Rod for use with electric strikes, but is not UL labeled nor ANSI/BHMA certified.
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