panic rated v fire rated exit hardware

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No, dogging cannot be added to a fire-rated mechanical exit device. Fire rated devices can be only electronically dogged and drop during fire activation.
AFL stands for "Auxiliary Fire Latch" on fire rated exit devices.
The 4170 cover plate can be used to cover the 86 & 161 prepped doors.
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...
Yes.  A fire rating was approved in 2016.Please see the 33A/35A catalog here for more information:http://us.allegion.com/content/dam/allegion-us-2/web-documents-2/Catalog/Von_Duprin_33A.35A_Se...
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
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, 8875-F or...