Change lever on fire exit device

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To convert the Von Duprin 98/99 Rim or Vertical (Rod or Cable) Exit Device with functional lever (996L-R/V) to act like a rigid lever (996L-NL-R/V) with key over ride follow these steps: R...
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...
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...
A standard exit device can't be modified to a fire rated exit device.  A new device must be purchased.
Fire rated exit devices can't be modified to different model per UL requirements.
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...
The Von Duprin 994L series trims were square on top and bottom.  They were discontinued in July 2010.
- AD Series and CO series products require that the Night Latch (NL) screw is installed in the exit device.  Be sure this screw is installed- Exit hardware and strike must be properly mounted ...
The Von Duprin Guard-X exit device is not fire rated because the deadbolt is not spring loaded. Therefore, there would be no positive latching as required on a fire rated opening. 
Cylinder dogging (CD) and an RX switch can be ordered together with 33/35 or 98/99 series.
This can be done ONLY with non fire rated exit devices.
Fire Device, Crashbar
9875-F Series,9975-F Series , 5575-F, 8875-F
Von Duprin does not offer any of the danmark lever designs by Schlage.
Frascio is a company that provides decorative lever sets for many of Allegion products.  More information can be found on their web site at WWW.frasciointernational.com.
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.
Installation should be 6" from bottom of the door. See attached templates as reference.  T-5494 for HM Doors W-5494 for Wood Doors
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,...
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 5 pound force requirement is in reference to the maximum force to swing the door, not the maximum force allowed to unlatch the exit device.  Maximum allowed force to retract the Von D...
While they are both mortise locks they are not interchangeable.  You would NOT be able to use a L9000 with a VD panic device. You would NOT be able to use a VD 7500 with Schlage lev...