what exit device should be used on an exterior gate

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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 and may ...
Water and electricity do not mix.  Von Duprin electrified devices can NOT be used in an exterior environment.
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,...
55 and 88 are both crossbar exit devices.  55 Series is used on narrow stile applications, 88 is for wider stile applications. See attached tables for 55 and 88 series minimum stile requirement...
The AD or CO - 993 is NOT compatible with a Von Duprin 98/99 Concealed Vertical Rod exit device on wood doors.
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...