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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...
We can build 33/3527A/F, 33/3547A/F, 98/9927/F, and 98/9947/F exit devices for 2 feet wide doors.
Panic devices are not design 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&nbs...
Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
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 maximum door width that pivots have been tested is a 4' wide door.  Any door greater than 4' would shorten the life of the pivots. There is no maximum door height, for offset pivots the ru...
The 571 strike is used on the in-active door leaf of a pair or on the 19-V door leaf when both doors are active per template.
Yes, for Panic devices only by ordering the top rod kit part #050574, bottom rod kit part #050575, and screw pack #090061. Fire Rated devices can NOT be converted and would require a compl...
The 4170 cover plate can be used to cover the 86 & 161 prepped doors.
The Special Von Duprin 2' door device as of 02-07-14 is now shipped with UL Panic Hardware label or UL Fire Exit Hardware label.  The 2’ devices are most commonly used in 5...