panic device with el

RELATED FAQS

Question
Answer
The old MPB842 power supply will power up to two EL electric panic bars but will not power the QEL devices.  A defective potted module inside the electric panic bar or defective power supply coul...
The Von Duprin 2227 or 2227-F  exit device is available less bottom rod.  Specify 2227-LBR or 2227F-LBR for fire.
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.
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...
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
Yes, the current conversion kits will fit the old style/obsoleted 35 or 35 series vertical rod exit devices. 
The 8200 can not supply the power needed on an EL dev ice. The EL device requires a Von Duprin PS914-2RS or PS914-4RL power supply or the older Von Duprin PS873-2 or PS873-4TD models.
The conversion kit does not contain a new mechanism case cover plate.  If a cover plate is desired you would need the Fire or Less Dogging Cover Plate for EL conversion kit and panic cover plate fo...