Testing von duprin panic hardware solenoid

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The best way to test the Von Duprin EL solenoid is with an ohm meter. You must test both coils to make sure the solenoid is good. The coil has three wires; green, yellow, and orange. The green...
Panic devices are not designed for exterior application. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish and may void&n...
Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
Make sure the proper power supply (PS873 or PS914) and proper gauge and run wire is used for Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid driven. Related Solution: What wire&n...
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...
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The resistance readings for a Falcon 24 or 25 Series EL solenoid should read;Green to Yellow = Pull Coil, should measure between 1 and 2 ohms of resistance. Green to Orange = Hold Coil, s...