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The Von Duprin Chexit device will not automatically rearm itself after a fire alarm clears.  After a Fire Alarm has triggered the Von Duprin Chexit device, the device must be manually reset&nb...
Fire alarm contact would tie right into the Von Duprin Chexit device not to the PS914 power supply. There is no requirement to install the fire alarm board.
The Chexit device has a different base plate and center case than the ALK.  The Chexit device would need to be replaced with an ALK device.
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
There is not a fire rated version of the Von Duprin 33A/35A rim device.  Only the vertical rod devices (33/3527A-F, 33/3547A-F, 33/3548A-F) can be fire rated.
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,...
Yes, as an option, Steelcraft doors are available with factory prepared for the 98/9949 Concealed Vertical Cable Exit Device. L, B, CE, T and CE-Series doors are available factory prepared Door...
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...