do less bottom rod devices always require fire latches

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Installation should be 6" from bottom of the door. See attached templates as reference.  T-5494 for HM Doors W-5494 for Wood Doors
LR is the regular/ standard latch and PL is Pullman/ES (Electric Strike) latch for the Von Duprin 8827 exit device.
 ES (electric strike) latch is only used with the 8827 less bottom rod on a non fire rated exit device with a 6111 electric strike.
The 6111 electric strike can be used only on non rated openings less bottom rod with pullman top latch (use ES prefix when ordering device). Device back set will change to match the centerline of t...
Not for use in fire rated openings.
The Von Duprin 2227 or 2227-F  exit device is available less bottom rod.  Specify 2227-LBR or 2227F-LBR for fire.
Following parts are required to add the bottom rod and latch to the 98/9927-LBR device.  Bottom Rod: 050515 for 9827 and 050514 for 9927 (specify finish)  Bottom Latch Assembly: 05009...
This is available. If this is a fire rated opening you must use the Auxiliary Fire Latch Kit to maintain your Fire Rating.  If not fire rated simply omit the bottom rod but be aware that your...