less top rod


The top rod is required for proper operation.  The top latch controls both the top & bottom rods and without the top latch/rod the bottom latch would release when pushpad or trim was used but then ...
Most likely need to length the top rod so latch can engage it's internal latch retention state. See 2390 Instructions for adjusting rod lengths.
The following items may cause the exit devices top latch from being held in the retracted position. 1. The top or bottom rods are out of adjustment. 2. The top latch hold back...
Following exit devices 2227/F, 33/3527A/F, 33/3547A/48A/F, 98/9927/F and 98/9947/48/F have similar rod adjustment procedures. All top latches control the bottom latch assemblies. When do...
 8827 vertical rod device is available for 7 or 8 feet tall door standard. 12", 24", 36" and 48" extension rod kits are available for taller doors (8 feet max on fire rated openings). We do no...
The old style Von Duprin 3327 top latch and rod is longer available.  The part number for old 3327 top latch was 105339.
As of August 3rd, 2011 this is no longer an option.
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 8827L-LBR panic only, not fire rated can be ordered LBR.
The 8827 cannot be ordered Less Bottom Rod, but can be installed without the bottom rod.  The device was never tested without the bottom rod, that is why it cannot be ordered LBR.