difference between mortise and rim panic hardware

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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...
Most Panic devices are not designed for exterior applications. As with any mechanical device, exposure to the elements may affect the operation and life of the device and/or finish an...
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 used to offer a E99 rim device where there was a solenoid to lock or unlock the lever or thumbpiece trim on the back side of the center case of the 98/99 device.  When we created the E996L trim ...
RPD; Panic Exit
Von Duprin 6300 electric strike will operate with 88 rim but not 88F fire rated exit devices.
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The 93 style lever was discontinued in the third quarter of 2009. If replacing the 93 lever the closest design is the 03 lever.  
The differences in the levers are: The 93 used a conical bushing as the diameter was smaller than the 03 lever and was manufactured from bar stock The 03 uses a straight bushing and is cast Le...