what is electric retraction on an exit device

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The Von Duprin EL option can be added to any existing 33A/35A, 98/99 series exit devices. 
No, Von Duprin exit alarm ALK and electric latch retraction QEL or EL are installed in the same location and can't be ordered together with the same device.
Yes, fire rated exit devices can have electric latch retraction.  However, the devices must be tied into a fire alarm system to remove power from the units so the doors will be latched in the ...
The E996L-FSE trim is needed if the application requires fail-secure operation from the trim side of the opening. When power is out on Chexit device, E996L-FSE trim will remain locked to ...
- AD Series and CO series products require that the Night Latch (NL) screw is installed in the exit device.  Be sure this screw is installed- Exit hardware and strike must be properly mounted ...
VISIT US.ALLEGION.COM/EL-SUPPORT FOR TROUBLESHOOTING VIDEO, DOWNLOADABLE GUIDE, AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS(For best viewing, use Chrome or Firefox browser.)ALLEGION EL SOLENOID ELECTRI...
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.