fire type exit device difference

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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...
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...
The 376T trim activates and connects to the 33/3547A top rod. The 360T activate and mounts to the 33/3547A center case.
Device: Pushbar end caps, pushbar trim and center case cover. Trim: Lever assembly, trim plate assembly (trim plate and bushing sleeve).Bronze Finish Comparison
LR is the regular/ standard latch and PL is Pullman/ES (Electric Strike) latch for the Von Duprin 8827 exit device.
 ES (electric strike) latch is only used with the 8827 less bottom rod on a non fire rated exit device with a 6111 electric strike.
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
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...
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.
Use a normally closed fire alarm as the input to the power supply option board (PS873-2 or PS914-2RS), this will hold the latch retracted.  During a fire alarm, the contact will open, dropping...
Installation should be 6" from bottom of the door. See attached templates as reference.  T-5494 for HM Doors W-5494 for Wood Doors