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9848-F/9948-F Concealed Vertical Rod Fire Touch Bar Exit Device
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9848-F/9948-F concealed vertical rod device for use on pairs of doors up to 8´ x 10´(2438mm x 3048mm), UL listed for Fire Exit Hardware. Devices are ANSI A156.3 – 2001 Grade 1. The 9848-F device has a smooth mechanism case and the 9948-F device has a grooved case. The concealed vertical rod device is non-handed except when the following device option is used: SS (Signal Switch).

The 9848-F/9948-F devices are available in the following finishes: US3, US4, US10, US26, US26D, US28 and 313AN. US32D available with 98 Series only.

Specifications
  • Device Functions: Device ships EO/DT/NL. Field selectable. For TP,K,or L remove NL drive screw from device
  • Device Lengths: 3’: 2’4" to 3’ (711mm to 914 mm) Door Size; 4’: 2’10" to 4’ (864 mm to 1219 mm) Door Size
  • Strikes: Top - 338 – Unfinished, Bottom – 385A - Unfinished; Optional Strikes available 
  • Dogging Feature: No Mechanical Dogging, EL and QEL option available
  • Electric Options: LX Latchbolt Monitor Switch; RX Pushpad Monitor Switch; RX2 Double Pushpad Monitor Switch; EL Electric Latch Retraction; SS Signal Switch; CX Chexit Delayed Exit; ALK Alarm Exit Kit; E Electric Unlocking and Locking Trim; QEL Quiet Electric Latch Retraction
  • Mechanical Options: PN Pneumatic Latch Retraction; GBK Glass Bead Kit
  • Fasteners & Sex Bolts (SNB): Includes screw pack for 1-3/4" (44mm) – 2-1/4" (57mm) Thick Metal Doors. Optional 425 SNB available
  • Latch Bolt: Deadlocking Top Bolt, 3/4" (19mm) throw
    Deadlocking Bottom Bolt, 1-1/2" (38mm) throw
  • Device Centerline from Finished Floor: 39 5/8" (1006 mm) Standard, Adjustable from 35 5/8" (905mm) to 49 5/8" (1260mm)
  • Door Undercut: 1/4" (7mm) up to 3/4" (19mm)maximum
  • Center Case Dimensions: 8" x 2-3/4" x 2-3/8" (203mm x 70mm x 60mm)
  • Mechanism Case Dimensions: 2-1/4" x 2-1/4" (57mm x 57mm)
  • Top & Bottom Latch Case: 4-1/2" x 2 1/8" x 1-1/2" (114mm x 54mm x 38mm);
  • Vertical Rods: Round 2-piece adjustable rods; Top rod adjustable from 6’8" (2027mm) to 8’4"(2533mm); Bottom rod adjustable 35-5/8" (905 mm) to 49-5/8" (1260 mm); Extension rod kits available for doors over 8’4" (2533mm)
  • Projection: Pushbar Neutral – 3-13/16" (97 mm); Pushbar Depressed – 3-1/16" (78 mm)

Click on images to get product dimensions, finish swatches, and suiting information.

 

Standard Levers

 

Decorative Levers

98/99 Strike/Stile Information
Device Type Standard Single Door Standard Double Door Optional Single Door Optional Double Door
98/99 Strike Trim/Stile Strike w/ Mullion Trim/Stile Strike Trim/Stile Strike w/ Mullion Trim/Stile
299 990/996 696/697   990/996 696/697   990/996 696/697   990/996 696/697
4 1/2"  (114mm) 4 3/8"  (111mm) 299 x 4954 4 7/8"  (124mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) 1439 or 1410 3 13/16"  (97mm) 3 13/16"  (97mm) 299 x 5654 4 7/16"   (113mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
1408 x 5754 3 13/16"  (97mm) 3 13/16"  (97mm)
1606 4 1/16"  (103mm) 3 15/16"  (100mm) 1606 x 1654 4 3/8"  (112mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
98-F/99-F 299F 4 1/2"  (114mm) 4 3/8"  (111mm) 499F x 9954 4 7/8"  (124mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) 499F x 9854
KR9954
9875
9975
575 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) 575-2 576A-576B 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm)
9875-F
9975-F
575 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) 575-2 576A-576B 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm)
9857
9957
299 (Top)
299 (Middle)
304L/284-L (Bottom)
4 1/2"  (114mm) 4 3/8"  (111mm) 299 x 4954 4 7/8"  (124mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) 1439 or 1410 3 13/16"  (97mm) 3 13/16"  (97mm) 299 x 5654 4 7/16"  (113mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
1408 x 5754 3 13/16"  (97mm) 3 13/16"  (97mm)
1606 4 1/16"  (103mm) 3 15/16"  (100mm) 1606 x 1654 4 3/8"  (112mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
9857-F
9957-F
299 (Top)
299 (Middle)
304L/284-L (Bottom)
4 1/2"  (114mm) 4 3/8"  (111mm) 299F
499F x 9954
304L
4 7/8"  (124mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm)
  Strike Application Trim/Stile Optional Strike Application Trim/Stile
9827
9927
LATCH RETRACTION
299 (Top)
304L/248-L-4 (Bottom)
Single Door
Two Vertical Rod Devices
Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device
990/992
994/996
696/697 260U (Top)
385A (Bottom)
Single Door
Two Vertical Rod Devices
Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device
990/992
994/996
696/697
PL9827/PL9927
PULLMAN LATCH
299 (Top)
304L/248-L-4 (Bottom)
3 11/16"  (94mm)
3 11/16"  (94mm)
4 3/4"  (121mm)
3 5/8"  (92mm)
3 5/8"  (92mm)
4 3/4"  (121mm)
3 11/16"  (94mm)
3 11/16"  (94mm)
4 3/4"  (121mm)
3 5/8"  (92mm)
3 5/8"  (92mm)
4 3/4"  (121mm)
9827-F
9927-F
299 (Top)
304L (Bottom)
260U (Top)
385A (Bottom)
9847
9947
9848
9948
338 (Top)
385A (Bottom)
304L (Bottom)
9847-F
9947-F
9848-F
9948-F
338 (Top)
385A (Bottom)
Two Vertical Rods 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/8"  (105mm) 304L (Bottom) Two Vertical Rods 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/8"  (105mm)
Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm)
9847WDC
9947WDC
338 (Top)
385A (Bottom)
Single Door 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm) 304L  Single Door 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
Two Vertical Rod Devices 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm) Two Vertical Rod Devices 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)
Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm) Vertical Rod with Mortise Lock Device 4 3/4"  (121mm) 4 3/4"  (121mm)
9847WDC-F
9947WDC-F
338 (Top)
385A (Bottom)
Two Vertical Rod Devices 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm) 304L Two Vertical Rod Devices 4 1/4"  (108mm) 4 1/4"  (108mm)

Strikes for Rim Devices

  • 264
  • 299
  • 299F
  • 499F
  • 1408
  • 1439-Blade Stop
  • 1410-Integral Stop
  • 1606
  • 1609

Strikes for Vertical Rod Devices

  • 248L-4
  • 260U-Flush Transom Only
  • 299
  • 299F
  • 304L
  • 338
  • 385A
  • 283

Strikes for Mortise Devices

  • 575
  • 575-2
  • 576A
  • 576B

98/99 Dogging Options

 

CD Cylinder Dogging
Cylinder dogging is available on all 98/99™ Panic Exit devices to replace the standard hex key dogging. Unit requires a standard 1 1/4" (32mm) mortise cylinder with a straight cam(Schlage Cam B502-191 reference).

 

To Order, Specify:
Use prefix, CD, example CD99L

 

CDK Cylinder Dogging Kit*
For field conversion, a cylinder dogging conversion kit is available.

 

Order: 99CDK or 98CDK, specify finish.
*Cannot be added to fire exit hardware.

 

HDK Hex Key Dogging Kit*
For field conversion, a hex key dogging conversion kit is available.

 

Order: 99HDK or 98HDK, specify finish.
*Cannot be added to fire exit hardware.

 

LD Less Dogging
Less Dogging is available in all 98/99™ Panic Exit devices to remove the dogging option.

 

To Order, Specify:
Use prefix LD, example LD99L

 

Dog Keys

  • Dog Key (old style)
  • Dog Key (standard)

 

SD Special Center Case Dogging
Special cylinder dogging in the center case is available for Chexit, EL, ALK panic devices to allow for mechanical push/pull operation. With this option, the latchbolt is held retracted and pushbar is still operable. Specify handing—RHR or LHR.

 

SD requires 1 1/4" (32mm) mortise cylinder with a straight cam. (Schlage cam reference B502-191.)

 

Note: Available on Rim and Vertical Rod Panic Exit Devices only.

 

To Order, Specify:
Use prefix SD, example SD99L

 

Double Cylinder
Double cylinder features an inside key cylinder which locks or unlocks the outside trim and an outside key cylinder which retracts the latch bolt only (Night Latch Function). Available on rim or mortise lock device.

 

Rim requires two rim type cylinders. Mortise device requires 1 rim cylinder and 1 mortise cylinder 1 1/4" with a straight cam. (Schlage cam reference B502-191.)

 

Available functions are thumbpiece, knob or lever.

 

To Order, Specify:
1. Suffix-2 with device/trim number, example 99TP-2.
2. Handing required, LHR or RHR.

 

98/99 Electrical Options

 

RX Request to Exit
The RX (Request to Exit) feature is used to signal the use of an opening. This device is equipped with one internal SPDT switch which monitors the pushpad.

 

The device can be connected to a security console, or may be used as a single door alarm when used with a horn and power supply. A continuous current electric transfer must be used for transferring power from the frame to the door.

 

The RX switch option should not be used to control a load, but as a signalling switch (0.5 amps. resisitive maximum).

 

The RX switch is available in a low current (LC) switch. Most commonly used in computer operated monitoring systems.

 

To Order, Specify:
Standard – Use prefix RX, example RX99EO
Low Current – Use prefix RX-LC, example RX-LC98EO

 

RX2 Double Request to Exit
The RX2 feature uses two RX switches.

 

To Order, Specify:
Standard – Use prefix RX2, example RX299EO

 

LX Latchbolt Monitoring
The LX feature is used to signal the use of an opening. This device is equipped with one internal SPDT switch which monitors the latch bolt.

 

The device can be connected to a security console, or may be used as a single door alarm when used with a horn and power supply. A continuous current electric transfer must be used for transferring power from the frame to the door.

 

The LX switch option should not be used to control a load, but as a signalling switch (0.5 amps. resistive maximum).

 

The LX switch is available in a low current (LC) switch. Most commonly used in computer operated monitoring systems.

 

To Order, Specify:
Standard – Use prefix LX, example LX99EO
Low Current – Use prefix LX-LC, example LX-LC98EO

 

Electrical Rating for all Switches:
Standard – 2 Amp maximum @ 24VDC
Low Current (LC) - below 50 Milliamps @ 24VDC

 

Note: All Switches can be either factory or field installed

 

SS Signal Switch
Monitors pushpad and latch bolt
The SS feature is used to signal the unauthorized use of an opening. This device is equipped with two internal SPDT switches. One switch monitors both the pushpad and the latch bolt assembly, making the latch bolt tamper resistant, for positive security. An additional SPDT switch is connected to the 1 1/4" (32mm) mortise cylinder with straight cam for alarm “bypass.” (Schlage cam reference B502-191). The device can be connected to a security console, or may be used as a single door alarm when used with a horn and power supply. A continuous current electric transfer must be used for transferring power from the frame to the door.

 

Pushpad reads: “EMERGENCY EXIT ONLY – PUSH TO OPEN AND SOUND ALARM.” Pushpad is only available in US32D finish with red silk-screened lettering.

 

The SS mortise lock device is furnished with both the signal switch device and the SS7500 mortise lock. The SS7500 mortise lock has the versatility and advantages of the 7500 lock with the addition of signalling functions to monitor latch bolt operation and the trim locking function. The SS7500 mortise lock is supplied standard with the SS mortise lock device.

 

To Order, Specify:
1. Prefix SS, example SS99L.
2. Handing Required, LHR or RHR.

 

Electrical Ratings:
Up to 2.0 AMPS @ 24VDC

 

Popular SS Application
Unauthorized use of this opening will activate the local horn. The key switch permits inhibiting this system
for authorized entry.

 

CX The Chexit™
Designed for use on delayed exit applications, the Chexit system is ideal for controlled areas.

 

All controls, auxiliary locking, local alarm, and remote signalling are self-contained in the Chexit, providing safe, secure, easy to install and simple to operate door control and exit hardware.

 

Chexit controlled exit device for use on Panic or Fire Exit hardware applications.

 

This concept in delayed exit systems combines life safety with the needs of security and meets all requirements of NFPA 101 for “Special Locking Arrangement.”

 

The Chexit device includes a 6" x 20" decal for application on door.

 

“PUSH UNTIL ALARM SOUNDS. DOOR CAN BE OPENED IN 15 SECONDS”

 

Minimum width door opening:

  • 3' Device 34" opening
  • 4' Device 40" opening

 

Consult factory for other size requirements.

 

Solenoid Specifications:

  • Continuous Duty – 24VDC
  • Current Inrush – 16 amperes
  • Current Holding – .3 amperes

 

Requires PS914 Power Supply

 

Request to Exit Switch:
Built into the device to detect when someone attempts to exit. Pushing the push pad when the device is armed will cause this switch to start an irreversible alarm cycle.

 

Nuisance Alarm:
When a Chexit is located in a public area, it can be desireable to limit false alarms. If the Nuisance Delay options are set to off, the device will go into alarm as soon as the push pad is touched (when armed). Turning the Nuisance Delay on will require the push pad to be pressed for 1 second before the Chexit goes into alarm. If the Nuisance Audible and Nuisance Delay are both on, the alarm will sound as soon as the push pad is pressed, but the alarm sequence will stop unless the push pad is held for 1 second or more.

 

Remote Alarm:
A set of relay contacts are provided to give external alarm indication. These contacts close when the device is in an irreversible alarm condition. These contacts can be used to drive a horn, lamp, or other indicative device.

 

Key Switch:
The Key Switch provides the means to arm, disarm or reset the Chexit. The key can be removed in either the Arm or Disarm position.

 

Indicator Lamp:
The status of the Chexit can be determined by the indicator lamp. When the lamp is off, this indicates the device is disarmed and is functioning as a normal exit device (no delay). A continuously on lamp indicates the device has just been armed and as soon as the selectable rearm timer expires, the device will arm. A slow flashing lamp indicates the device is armed. A fast flashing indicator lamp indicates the device is in alarm.

 

Internal Horn:
Whenever the device is in alarm or the push pad is pressed the internal horn will sound. The volume level of this horn exceeds 85 db at 6 feet.

 

Door Position Input:
An external door position switch can be connected to the Chexit.

 

External Inhibit Input:
This optional input is provided to allow remote override of the Chexit in the armed condition. It also allows remote reset of the Chexit in an alarmed condition.

 

Fire Alarm Input:
This input disables the Chexit immediately upon a fire alarm.

 

Internal Auxiliary Lock:
The Auxiliary Lock is engaged when the Chexit is armed. The locking mechanism is specifically designed to hold securely even when the exit device is struck with forceful blows.

 

User Defineable Rearm Time:
The Rearm time is the amount of time after the device is activated before it arms. It is designed to give someone time to pass through the door before rearming oocurs. Timing can be changed by the user for any time between 2 and 28 seconds in two second increments. There is also an infinite rearm setting that requires the use of an external door position switch. In this setting the door remains in the rearm mode until the door is closed. This can be useful on jet way doors in an airport.

 

Factory Defineable Delay Time:
Most jurisdictions allow 15 seconds of delay before allowing egress. In those cases where 15 seconds is not appropriate, Von Duprin can set the Chexit for any delay time between 0 and 60 seconds on 2 second increments. For delays greater than 15 seconds a letter from the local authority is required.

 

Chexit Typical Application
Chexit Single Door with Options – The Chexit is used as an access control device. The card reader allows access. Also shown in this application is an external horn and door position switch. The auxiliary horn is used for increased volume in remote locations. Using a door position switch gives added security to the opening in case the door is not reclosed.

 

With the Chexit disarmed, the opening functions as a normal exit device. If card readers are required on both sides of the door, the normally closed contacts of the readers should be weird in series.

 

ALK Alarm Kit
The ALK battery alarm kit is a simple yet effective way to deter unauthorized use of an opening. While the exit device is still a means of egress, the ALK kit contains an internal horn. When the touch bar is depressed, the horn sounds to provide an audible means of signaling that the opening has been violated. The alarm kit can be armed or disarmed by key. The horn is rated at 85 decibel.

 

For Hardware Applications
The assembly includes both a 24VDC Input and External Inhibit. The External Inhibit provides remote arming and dis-arming.

 

The key switch uses a standard 1 1/4" (32mm) mortise cylinder with a straight cam (Schlage 20-001, B502-191 cam). The unit operates on one standard 9-volt alkaline battery. When the battery is weak, the horn will emit an intermittent low battery alert signal.

 

The alarm can be re-armed with a 1 1/2, 3 or 4 1/2 second time delay.

 

Alarm kits are available with a choice of two switch kits, RX or LX. RX monitors the touchpad and is furnished standard. LX optional latch bolt monitoring is recommended for use with surface vertical rod exit devices. Specify ALK-LX.

 

Note: For latch bolt monitoring on a 98/9975 with ALK, specify a SS7500 lock. LX switch not available for 98/9975 devices.

 

The ALK is available in two styles, 99ALK, grooved cover and 98ALK, smooth cover.

 

The ALK includes a 6" x 20" decal for application on door “EMERGENCY EXIT ONLY. ALARM WILL SOUND. ”SS push bar trim can be used instead of the door decal, specify SS push bar trim.

 

When the ALK is used, standard dogging is removed. If cylinder dogging is required there are two choices. Special center case dogging is available or for 3' or 4' doors the ALK can be moved to the hinge side of the device and standard cylinder dogging can be added.

 

To Order, Specify:
1. Standard, 98 ALK
2. Cylinder Dogging, CD98 ALK
3. Special Center Case Dogging, SD98 ALK

 

Minimum Door Opening Sizes on ALK Applications

Device 3' (914mm) Length 4' (1219mm) Length
98/98-F/99/99-F 2'10" (864mm) 3'4" (1016mm)
9875/9875-F/9975/9975-F 2'10" (864mm) 3'4" (1016mm)
9827/9827-F/9927/9927-F 2'10" (864mm) 3'4" (1016mm)
9857/9857-F/9957/9957-F 2'10" (864mm) 3'4" (1016mm)
9847/9847-F/9947/9947-F 2'9" (838mm) 3'3" (991mm)
9848/9848-F/9948/9948-F 2'9" (838mm) 3'3" (991mm)

 

E Electric Mortise Lock Device
The electric mortise lock device has all the versatility and advantages of the standard mortise lock device, plus the advantage of being electrically controlled by a remote switching device, an access control system or an automatic fire alarm system. The device features the E7500 mortise lock. The E7500 controls the locking of the outside trim. When unlocked, the door remains latched, preserving the fire rating of the door and making it particularly useful where codes permit locking but require unlocking during a fire emergency. The outside trim cylinder retracts the latch bolt for mechanical override, night latch function. Only available with TP, K or L functions.

 

The E7500 lock contains a SPDT signal to monitor the outside trim condition (locked or unlocked) and a second SPDT signal switch to monitor the latch bolt.

 

Standard Features:

  • Field reversible handing
  • 24 VDC continuous duty solenoid

 

Optional Features:

  • Fail safe (locked when energized, unlocked when de-energized or during power failure). Specify with suffix “FS”
  • Fail secure (unlocked when energized, locked when de-energized or during power failure). Specify with suffix “FSE”
  • 24 VAC (with SO option)
  • 12 VDC
  • 12 VAC (with SO option)

 

Note: Some Fire codes will require “Fail Safe” (FS) operation for stairwell doors.Be sure to specify the correct operation for your application.

 

Electrical Specifications:

  • Solenoid –– .60 AMPS @ 12VDC
    .30 AMPS @ 24VDC
  • Each switch –– Up to 2.0 AMPS @ 24VDC Maximum

 

The E option does not include the power transfer from door to frame, the power supply or the control operator. (Refer to EPT-10 and PS902 or PS914 power supply)

 

To Order, Specify:
1. Use prefix “E,” example E9975.
2. FS or FSE
3. Voltage and current.

 

Electric Mortise Lock Device
Adaptable for openings where continuous latching is required while the trim may be electrically locked or unlocked from a remote location—stairwells, exterior doors, etc.

 

Minimum System Requirements:

  • PS902
  • EPT-10

 

EL Electric Latch Retraction
The EL feature allows for the remote unlatching of exit devices. A control station operator can flip a switch to retract the latch bolt and immediately change an exit door to push-pull operation. A powerful, continuous duty solenoid retracts the latch bolt, either for momentary unlatching, or for extended periods of time. The EL feature is an alternative to manual dogging.

 

If manual hex-key dogging is required, specify HD-EL. If cylinder dogging is required, the standard cylinder dogging is not available, but special center case dogging is available, specify SD-EL. SD-EL is not available on the 9875 or 9975 devices.

 

EL devices are also useful with automatic door operators, and may be applied to fire-rated applications when under the control of an automatic fire alarm system.

 

UL approved for Class II circuit applications.

 

The EL option does not include the power transfer from door to frame, the power supply, or the control operator. Refer to EPT-2 power transfer and the PS914 power supply.

 

The PS914 with the 871-2 option card is the minimum option card required. Other option cards available for other functions, see PS914 power supply for additional information.

 

Solenoid Specifications:

  • Continuous Duty –– 24 VDC
  • Current Inrush –– 16 Amps
  • Current Holding –– 0.3 Amps

 

Solenoid Resistance:

  • grn-yel 1.2 – 2 OHMS
  • grn-org 106 – 150 OHMS

 

To Order, Specify:
Standard –– Use prefix EL, example EL99L.
Hex Key dogging –– Use prefix HD-EL, example HD-EL99L
Special Center Case Dogging –– Use prefix SD-EL, example
SD-EL99L

 

Popular EL Application
Power Supply PS914
Electric Power Transfer EPT-2 or EPT-10

 

Quiet Electrified Latch (QEL) Exit Device
The QEL option provides electronic control of an exit device and is ideally suited for environments where limited operational noise is desired. The QEL option allows for the electronic unlatching of exit devices for continuous push-pull operation and/or access control and can be activated through a building automation system, access control system or by a control system operator. The device always provides mechanical egress but can also be tied to an access system to unlatch when a credential is presented or may be held unlatched (dogged) for extended periods to provide free entry.
 
If manual dogging is also required, special center case dogging is available for 98/99 rim and vertical systems, specify SD-QEL.
 
QEL devices are also useful with automatic door operators, and may be applied to fire-rated applications when under the control of an automatic fire alarm system.
 
Specifications Compliance
• Devices are BHMA Certified to ANSI/BHMA A156.3 (2001) Grade 1 for Exit Devices
• Devices are UL and cUL Listed as “Panic Hardware” (UL 305) and as “Fire Exit Hardware” (UL 10C)
• The QEL Conversion Kit is UL Classified under “Accessories for Single-Point Locks and Latches and Fire Exit Hardware” (UL 10C)
 
System Components / Compatible Products
QEL is an option for 98/99 series (including XP), 94/95 Series and 33A/35A Series devices.
The PS 900 Series with the 900-2RS option card is the minimum option card requirement. Other option cards are available for various functions.
 
QEL Electrical Load
Voltage
24 VDC
Current
1.4 A Inrush (0.5 sec.)
0.14 A Holding
2.0 A Calibrate (3 sec. one time)

 

Power Supplies

 

PS902 Data Sheet

PS904 Data Sheet

PS906 Data Sheet

PS914 Data Sheet

 

EPT Electrical Power Transfer
Electric Power Transfer provides a means of transferring electrical power from a door frame to the edge of a swinging door. The units are completely concealed when the door is in the closed position, and are ideal for installations involving abuse or heavy traffic.

 

Two models are available; EPT-2, two 18 gauge wires and EPT-10, ten 24 gauge wires. The EPT-2 and EPT-10 are U/L listed as “miscellaneous door accessory”.

 

UL Listed for use on firedoors

 

Door applications:
up to 5" butt hinges – 180˚ swing,
5 1/2" butt hinges – 130˚ swing,
6" butt hinges – 110˚ swing,
3/4" butt offset pivots 180˚ swing.

 

Not for use with swing clear hinges or center-hung pivots.

 

Finishes
SP28 (sprayed aluminum)
SP313 (sprayed duranodic)

 

Dimensions

  • Housing: 9" x 1 1/4" x 1 5/8" (229mm x 32mm x 38mm)
  • EPT-2: Two 18 gauge wires, Up to 2 AMPS @ 24VDC, with a 16 AMPS Maximum Surge
  • EPT-10: Ten 24 gauge wires, Up to 1 AMPS @ 24VDC, with a 16 AMPS Maximum Surge
  • PNT-1: 5/32" Tubing

 

To order, specify:
1. EPT-2 ,EPT-10 or PNT-1.
2. Finish, SP28 or SP313.

 

98/99 Mechanical Options

 

XP Extra Performance
For increased security the XP98/99 Rim Exit Device has a static load force resistance of more than 2,000 pounds, twice that of standard exit devices. The two-piece latch bolt forms a 90° latch-to-strike contact. The “smart” latch changes shape when subjected to external forces. This design enables the exit door to withstand an external attack and remain secure. Additionally, the patented latch bolt design provides a greater, longer-lasting latch bolt to strike contact which is not easily affected by the twisting motion of a weakened frame, resulting in an opening that will remain strong.

 

With a door loaded to 250 pounds, XP98/99 requires less than 40 pounds of pressure to open, 25% less than the safety code requires.

 

XP98/99 is available for panic or fire exit hardware applications. Dimensions, finishes and trim options are equal to the standard rim exit device.

 

To order, specify: Use prefix XP, example XP99EO.

 

WS Surface Vertical Rod Exit Device
WS9827/9927 Surface Vertical Rod exit device designed, tested and certified to comply with ICC 500 Standard for the Design and Construction of Storm Shelters, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s publication FEMA 361- Design and Construction Guidance for Community Safe Rooms.

 

Dimensionally the device matches with the standard 98/99 surface vertical rod exit device, and is listed with Steelcraft Paladin™ doors for tornados, and Steelcraft H Series doors hurricane applications.

 

UL Listed – Panic hardware UL 305; and Fire exit hardware UL 10C; 3 hour pairs of doors double egress, 90 minutes swinging same direction. 8’0” x 8’0” (2438mm x 2438mm).

 

BHMA Grade 1, ANSI A156.3-2001g1

 

Windstorm ratings:
Door applications - 8’0” x 8’0” (2438mm x 2438mm) pairs swinging same direction and 4’0” x 8’0” (1219mm x 2438mm) single non-fire rated flush hollow metal.

 

Miami-Dade County/FBC compliance to TAS 201, TAS 202, TAS203 (NOA pending); design load rating +150/-150 PSF (245 MPH wind zone): Enhanced Hurricane Protection (EHPA) ASTM E1996, ANSI/ICC 500 (245 MPH wind zone).

 

UL-FEMA 361 certified 8’0” x 8’0” (2438mm x 2438mm) pairs swinging same direction and 4’0” x 8’0” (1219mm x 2438mm) single non-fire rated flush hollow metal.

 

UL-ANSI/ICC 500 certified for F5 tornado applications.

 

To order, specify:
WS prefix, example WS9927-F

 

LBR Less Bottom Rod
LBR option is available, using a spring loaded auxiliary latch bolt installed in the lower door edge. When exposed to heat the auxiliary latch bolt releases, keeping the doors in alignment and closed during a fire. UL listed 3 hours on hollow metal doors double egress, 90 minute swinging same direction, and 20 minutes wood doors (consult wood door manufacturer). Fits door stiles as narrow as 3 5/8".

 

LBR devices must be ordered in pairs or must be used in conjunction with an approved automatic or constant latching flush bolt.

 

PL Pullman Latch
When PL is specified the standard latches are replaced with pullman style latches. Pullman latches are always extended and are most commonly used in conjunction with electric strikes and LBR-less bottom rod application. Not available with Fire rated devices. Not recommended where security is of the utmost since latches do not deadlock.

 

Dummy Pushpad
The 330 dummy pushpad is designed as a companion unit for all 99 devices. The 350 dummy pushpad is a companion unit for all 98 devices. The pushpad is rigid or nonfunctioning. A push/pull operation can be accomplished by using 990DT, 996DT trim or any Ives Pull.

 

The 330/350 can be equipped with a functional pushpad and will accommodate an RX switch. Specify RX-330. May also be equipped with the RX2, double RX switch. Specify RX2-330

 

To order, specify:
1. 330 or 350.
2. Size 3' or 4' (914mm or 1219mm)
3. Finish, US3, US4, US10, US26, US26D, US28, 313AN & 315AN. US32D – 350 only.

 

SG Safety Glow
Self-illuminating touchpad defines the location of the exit door in dark or smoke-filled area. The Safety Glow coating is a special powder coat finish that glows brightly during low or no light conditions. This coating was developed to meet MEA standards where luminescent exit door markings are required in commercial facilities. There are no batteries or electronics, the coating is charged when exposed to light.

 

To order, specify: Suffix SG, EL 9927L-SG

 

Braille, Embossed and Knurled Touchpads
Braille touchpad embossed with the message “CAUTION STAIRWELL” in braille and raised letters provides assistance to persons with impaired vision. Letters are 1/2" (13mm) high and braille is #2, raised height is 3/32" (2mm). Other messages are available on special order, limited to 20 characters per line.

 

Embossed touchpad is embossed with the word “PUSH”. Knurled touchpad is to provide warning to persons with impaired vision.

 

Consult factory for availability.

 

PN Pneumatic Controlled Exit Devices
The PN feature provides remote latch bolt retraction
in hazardous areas where electrically operated devices would not be permitted. The pneumatic solenoid will retract the latch bolt for momentary or prolonged periods. PN exit devices are particularly suited for use with automatic door operators. The PN feature is available on both Panic and Fire Exit Hardware devices.

 

The PN feature includes a special actuating linkage that gives building owners the option of mechanically or pneumatically dogging the exit device. If manual hex-key dogging is required, specify HD-PN (Dogging the device, whether mechanically or pneumatically, makes the device function as a push/pull unit and reduces the wear on its moving parts.) If cylinder dogging is required, the standard cylinder dogging is not available, but special center case dogging is available, specify SD-PN. SD-PN is not available on the 9875 or 9975 devices.

 

When activated pneumatically, the latch bolt(s) of the exit device retract in 1/2 to 1 1/2 seconds. This pneumatic operation uses air pressure ranging from 50 to 100 pounds per square inch.

 

This product will function only when it is part of a pneumatic system (air compressor, air lines, pneumatic system, etc.). Contact LCN for correct control boxes

 

To Order, Specify:

  • Standard –– Use prefix PN, example PN99NL
  • Hex Key Dogging –– Use prefix HD-PN, example HD-PN99NL
  • Special Center Case Dogging (handing is required, specify RHR or LHR) –– Use prefix SD-PN, example SD-PN99NL

 

PNT Pneumatic Transfer
Pneumatic Controls
PNT-1 is available for pneumatic latch retraction exit devices. Appearance and dimensions are identical to EPT models.
(See page 51 of the Von Duprin catalog for additional information.)

 

98/99 Device Options & Accessories

 

RG-27 Vertical Rod and Latch Guard
Series RG-27 Vertical Rod and Latch Guards protect the bottom rods of exit devices from the damaging impacts of carts or gurneys passing through doors. (If bottom rods become damaged, the exit device will not function as intended and can jeopardize the ability to exit safely during an emergency.)

 

In addition to protecting the vertical rod, the guard provides a smooth, unobstructed surface so the door can be pushed open easily with the bumpers of a wheelchair. The latch guard portion is 10" high. The standard latch guard features a 45° ramp. The extended latch guard offers a continuous ramp in 3' or 4' widths.

 

All stainless steel construction in US32D finish. Latch guards can cover latches as large as 1 1/4"W x 10"H x 1 7/8" projection.

 

Models
RGO Rod guard only (Projection 1 3/16")
RG-27 Rod and latch guard
RG-27-3 3' (914mm) Rod Guard and Extended Latch Guard
RG-27-4 4' (1219mm) Rod Guard and Extended Latch Guard
LGO Latch guard only
LGO-3 3' (914mm) Extended latch guard only
LGO-4 4' (1219mm) Extended latch guard only
When using on wood fire doors, High Density Block is required

 

To Order, Specify:
1. Model number.
2. Handing (except on RGO).
3. Door material if other than Hollow Metal.
4. Optional sex bolt mounting available

 

997 Cover Plate Kit
For 98/99 rim device, kit contains inside and outside plates for hinge stile cutouts, an inside plate for the lock stile, and necessary screws. Plates are designed to cover cutouts required by most existing exit device installations. Specify finish.

 

#10WDA Cover Plate Kit (For 370 Series Controls)
For wood door applications, used to cover up door preparations for control, also prevents the control from boring into the wood door. Finished to match control.

 

998 Cover Plate Kit (For 994L Trim)
For use with 994 lever trim to cover existing 992 lever trim cut-out. Specify finish.

 

GBK Glass Bead Kit
Glass bead conversion kits are available for all 98/99™ Series devices for use on doors with raised glass beads. Each kit consists of 1/4" (6mm) shim sets. GBK for Surface Vertical Rod ships with 1/8" shims for rod guides.

 

To order, specify:
1. 99GBK
2. Device type (Rim, Mortise, Surface Vertical Rod, Concealed Vertical Rod)
3. Wood Door, when used with Concealed Vertical Rod
4. When used with 330/350 Dummy Pusher, order two hinge stile shims.

 

Cylinders
Cylinders are not furnished with device or trim and must be specified when ordering. Refer to trim pages for cylinder type.

 

Mortise — 3215 (Schlage 20-001, B502-191 cam)
Rim — 3216 (Schlage 20-022 cam)

 

Sex Bolts
Sex Bolts when ordered with devices may be furnished with screw lengths different than shown in Column B. Below, Column B indicates popular sizes. Sex Bolts ordered separately are not furnished with screws. If screws are required refer to chart below and order screws by description as a separate item. Other screw lengths may be used based on minimum and maximum allowable thread engagement, shown in column "C." Quantity required — refer to device section, quantities differ depending on outside trim.

 

425 sex bolts are required for 98/99 series fire rated devices when used on wood door applications. When wood doors are specified for these devices, sex bolts will be added to the device application unless SLM blocking package is specified.

 

825 sex bolts are required with 98-F/99-F rim devices on wood door applications using NL, TP, K and L outside trims. Two 825 sex bolts will be added to the device application unless SLM blocking package is specified.

 

To order, specify:
1. Model number
2. Quantity (2 per package)
3. Finish
4. Door thickness other than 1 3/4" (44mm)

 

Rim, Mortise, and Concealed Vertical Rod

Device Type Door Thickness Center Case Hinge Case
Sex Bolt C Thread Engagement Min. - Max. Sex Bolt C Thread Engagement Min. - Max.
No. A B Screw No. A B Screw
98, 9875, 9875-F, 9847, 9847-F, 99, 9975, 9975-F, 9947, 9947-F 1 3/4" (44mm) 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 1" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8" 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 1" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8"
2 1/4" (57mm) 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 1 1/2" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8" 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 1 1/2" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8"
98-F, 99-F 1 3/4" (44mm) 425
825A
1 9/16"
1 13/16"
10-24 x 1" PPHMS
10-24 x 3/4" PPHMS
9/32" – 5/8" 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 3/4" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8"
2 1/4" (44mm) 425
825B
1 9/16"
2 5/16"
10-24 x 1 1/2" PPHMS
10-24 x 3/4" PPHMS
9/32" – 5/8" 425 1 9/16" 10-24 x 1 1/4" PPHMS 9/32" – 5/8"

 

UL Listed Fire Exit Hardware Label and Opening Size

Exit Device Door Material Single Door Double Door
With 9954 Mullion With 9854 Mullion With KR9954 Mullion With KR9854 Mullion VR/VR Same Direction VR/Mortise Same Direction VR/VR Double Egress
98-F
99-F
Metal 3 Hour
4' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
9875-F
9975-F
Metal 3 Hour
4' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
9827-F
9927-F
Metal 90 Minute
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
9827LBR-F
9927LBR-F
Metal 90 Minute
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
9857-F
9957-F
Metal 3 Hour
4' x 8'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
3 Hour
8' x 8'
9847-F
9947-F
  90 Minute
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
9847LBR-F
9947LBR-F
Metal 90 Minute
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
9848-F
9948-F
Metal 90 Minute
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'
3 Hour
8' x 10'