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  For Product Shipped Prior to August 2012 using the old (black) potted module: a.       0-100 ft 14 gauge wire b.      0-200 ft 12...
 
Yes, glass light can be used or prepped in conjunction with the Von Duprin 94/95 Series INPACT device however there are dimensional limitations between the glass light and the InPact door preparati...
Glass lights available: Standard Glass Lights - The N4, N5 & V lite can be used at standard locations with out any modification. Glass Light Options - Other glass lights are available but ...
MPD; FEH
VRPD; FEH
RPD; Panic Exit
 The tailpiece of the rim cylinder can be inserted into the Von Duprin 98/99 rim device either vertical or horizontal.
The Von Duprin 372L & 370L/BE series trims are discontinued and there are no replacement for them.  The new 33A/35A series exit devices use 360L trim. 370/BE trims were used with old style 33/35...
Remote undogging (RU) using ENGAGE software via Wi-Fi is available for scheduled lock-up events only without the need of an ENGAGE Gateway. Note, this solution is not available for real time lock...
If the RU/RM is powered up without the dogging module connected, it will report and function as an RM.  If connecting dogging module after power up, then will need to power-cycle de...
The conversion kit does not contain a new mechanism case cover plate.  If a cover plate is desired you would need the Fire or Less Dogging Cover Plate for EL conversion kit and panic cover plate fo...
This configuration is not possible as the anti-pick plate of a "DL" or "F" device center case interferes with the LM/DM switch mounted also on the center case. 
The release delay time for the Chexit is programmed into the Chexit module and cannot be changed in the field. The ability to change the delay time is restricted by the UL listing of the devi...
The Von Duprin 9947 metal door device can be converted to the 9947WDC wood door device by purchasing conversion kit number 050134-XX. This conversion kit is only for the panic version only. Fire ...
You cannot lock the push side of the exit device as a panic device by design must allow exit.  Any attempt to block an exit is forbidden by code.
The motorized M996L trim does operate slightly quieter than its solenoid-based E996L predecessor. You will no longer hear the "click" of the solenoid, as the motor has smooth start and stop o...
Yes,  M996L trim works with Von Duprin delayed egress  devices. (Chexit,  DE5300,  RCM). If your M996L is not operating in Fail Secure mode as expected,  please follo...
Followings are the steps to convert the Von Duprin 88TP to 88L device. Need to replace the back plate on the 88 exit device, part number 050103. Order a 373L trim and specify handing. Recomme...
The lever may be in the break away position. The 996L has a break away design.  If the lever has been forced down to a 6 o’clock position, it needs to be firmly pulled up to a horizontal pos...
A E996 conversion kit is required to convert the 996L/L-BE trim to E996L/L-BE electric trim. 050672-00 is the electric conversion kit for 996L rim or vertical rod exit device. 050673-00 is the ...
Yes, Von Duprin 996L lever handle can be replaced with a new one . Attached installation instructions shown how to replace the existing lever handle on 994/996L trim for rim and vertical rod device...
Steelcraft Paladin PW-Series doors and FP-Series frames meet FEMA Tornado Resistant requirements and have been designed and tested to meet the requirements of FEMA 361 guidelines and ANSI ICC500....
4754, 4854 and the 9854 are electrified mullions and handed as noted below: 4754 is not handed: Prepared for two 4263 monitor strikes. Use with all Von Duprin rim panic devices 4854 is han...
The Von Duprin 98/99EO exit devices will accept any of the exterior trims that we offer for 98/99 exit devices without any extra parts. 996L, 996L-NL, 996L-DT, 996L-BE, 990NL, 990DT, and 110NL a...
A 1 1/4" mortise with straight cam similar to the Schlage B502-191 is needed when using Von Duprin 9975 mortise device with 996L-M trim.
To convert the Von Duprin 9975NL(Night Latch or Storeroom) to 9975L (Classroom) exit function follow these steps (Note: the mortise lock is shipped as Night Latch from the factory): Turn the NL ...
To convert the Von Duprin 9975L to 9975NL exit function follow these steps (Note: the mortise lock is shipped as Night Latch from the factory): Turn the NL screw on 7500 mortise lock counter clo...
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...
A 3' exit device can not be modified to a 4' exit device. You will need to replace the device with a 4' one.
The UL fire label is only applied to the device center case cover at the factory when the device is built.  This label can not be sold or replaced with a new one.
The standard Falcon 25V vertical rod cannot be cut to fit on a 2 feet door opening.This device requires 2' 7 1/8" minimum door opening. Falcon offers a device that can be used on a 2 feet door...
The hex dogging key size for all Falcon-Monarch exit devices is 7/32".
The 2390 is only available in two sizes, a  21"(overall 24.125" w/ endcaps) and a 24"(Overall 27.125" w/endcaps) unlike the older 1390 which could have been ordered to size. You woul...
Chexit devices shipped after 8-24-2015 with motor driven: The Chexit device will use a 1 1/4" mortise cylinder with straight cam. Schlage cylinder 20-001-114 recommended. CAUTION: The length of t...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015:The CX device will need a 1 1/4" mortise cylinder with a straight cam per page 2 of the installation instructions. A 996L-M for a 1 3/4...
Since most wire transfer devices such as an EPT or electric hinges cannot provide large gauge wires, we take the small gauge wire into account when determining the overall wire size for the device....
For Product Shipped Prior to August 2012 using the old (black) potted module:a.       0-100 ft 14 gauge wireb.      0-200 ft 12 gauge wire&nbs...
The maximum number of stacked glass bead kits is two for panic devices, and one for fire rated devices. State door thickness when ordering devices with glass bead kits. Adding 1/2" of shims t...
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...
We don't recommend to use the old style hex dogging kit into the new 98/99 exit device but it would fit as long as the device is not fire rated.
Falcon (19. 24, 25, and XX) parts manuals for Exits are downloadable on the 
The Von Duprin Pneumatic PN98/99 series exit devices feature provides remote latch bolt retraction in hazardous areas where electrically operated devices would not be permitted.
The Von Duprin Pneumatic or "PN" device was designed for Intrinsically Safe Class 1, Division 1 applications.The device does not have a specific listing or certification pertaining to hazardous loc...
We can build 33/3527A/F, 33/3547A/F, 98/9927/F, and 98/9947/F exit devices for 2 feet wide doors. Please note:  therse are all vertical rod type devices. Because options within the e...
The Von Duprin 2227 or 2227-F  exit device is available less bottom rod.  Specify 2227-LBR or 2227F-LBR for fire.
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...
All Von Duprin exit devices (22, 33/35A ,55 ,88 ,95 and 98/99) use 5/32" dogging key. There are two part numbers available: 090005 is the package of 2 and 090085 is the package of 10.
Von Duprin now offers an 8827 LBR panic device as of October 7, 2019. This device uses the top rod assembly and soffit latch setup of the fire rated 8827-F device, but has dogging, a UL Panic Har...
Von Duprin offers a PL8827 LBR device with a pullman style top latch and Less Bottom Rod for use with electric strikes, but is not UL labeled nor ANSI/BHMA certified.
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...
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...
The 4170 cover plate can be used to cover the 86 & 161 prepped doors.
No, per the UL Compliance group, the concealed rod devices are only tested with the 338 strike with metal frames. This applies to panic and fire applications.  The 283 strike may only be used ...
Yes.    Required   Series 94 or 95 Fire or Panic 3FT/4FT or 2 ft 6 in / 2 ft 10 in Finish    Optional LX switch &nbs...
EL is Electric latch retraction and retract the latch bolt into the exit device center case.  E references the electric unlocking of the Pull Side trim for a Panic Device.   With the E function, th...
Application is based on how the door will be used.   Please contact Product Support at 877-671-7011 to discuss your application and select the correct device for your opening.
The backset of the device may be too large and the latchbolt of the standard 24-R is "walking" into the center case caused by the back/forth motion of the door. Verify the device backset ...
If device backset is correct, replacing the device center case & center case cover with a F-24-R to add deadlocking to the latchbolt would resolve the issue. Parts to the F-24R center case...
If device backset is correct, replacing the device center case & center case cover with a F-24-R to add deadlocking to the latchbolt.  Parts to the F-24R center case & cover can b...
The backset for a 98/99 rim PANIC device with 1609 strike is 2 3/8" from center of the opening to center line of the device. See template
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...
 EL devices are wired to the Senior Swing, using the P10 (761465) cable.  Connect the "GRAY" wire to the SC terminal on the 900-2RS card in the Von Duprin Power Supply and the "VIOLET" wire to the ...
Exit Device
Von Duprin 6300 electric strike will operate with 88 rim but not 88F fire rated exit devices.
Panic Device, Crashbar
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...
Following parts are required to add the bottom rod and latch to the 98/9927-LBR/LBR-F device.  Bottom Rod: 050515 for 9827 and 050514 for 9927 (specify finish)  Bottom Latc...
The new 33A/35A center case will not work with the old 33/35 series exit devices.   It is never intended to use parts to convert a device from one Series to another Series as this w...
The "904H" is a UL Panic label that is placed on the centercase of the Falcon/Monarch Panic device.
The old MPB842 power supply will power up to two EL electric panic bars but will not power the QEL devices.  A defective potted module inside the electric panic bar or defective power supply coul...
Permits egress on in-swinging exterior doors in case of an emergency
No, the Von Duprin 22 device and 230L trim is only provided for door thickness up to 2 1/4".  
As previously announced, Von Duprin 230L trim used with the 22 series device has been redesigned with modifications to the lever assembly. -      Complete Marketing ...
For most exit devices, please refer to the specific device series catalog for minimum door opening width the device can be cut down to fit.   Be aware that some device options, frame...
Chexit devices shipped prior to 8-24-2015 with solenoid - the solenoid pulls and drops, the alarm sounds, there is a solid LED or no LED light after the rearm t...
A non-fire rated QEL, QEL+, and QELA exit device can be converted to HD by removing the motor and adding the Hex Dogging Replacement kit 050709, and the HD conversion kit, 050114 for 33...
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.  In order to get a product with the UL fire label, a new device must be purchased. This is a UL requirement.
The 8200 can not supply the power needed on an EL dev ice. The EL device requires a Von Duprin PS914-2RS or PS914-4RL power supply or the older Von Duprin PS873-2 or PS873-4TD models.
Electrical hinges or a power transfer units are the most commonly used practices to run electric power to locks and/or strikes. Electric Hinges: Most electric hinges will fit into...
Vertical Rod latch that secures a panic device to the top frame
RIM Panic Reinforcement, Rim Reinf, Internal Reinforced for surface Rim Panic Device; Exit Device Reinforcement
996L trim is a standard Classroom Function lever set for the 98/99 panic devices.  The 996L-NL trim is a rigid lever for the 98/99 device where the key will retract the latch on the panic device bu...
Raceway availability: Optional factory installed raceways are available in doors but are not available in frames. Preparation Info: Steelcraft installs a flexible 1/2" ID steel conduit through the...