The 55 and 88 Series are exit device crossbars with a classic design. The 55 and 88 Series have the same functionality with different dimensions and design elements; the 55 Series is a narrow stile device and the 88 Series is a wide stile device. The 55 Series is commonly used in retro-inspired architecture and historical buildings. The 88 Series is a standard device for applications where a crossbar is preferred. Both series are ANSI/BHMA A156.3, 2008 Grade 1 certified and UL rated.
Several surface-mounted vertical applications
Several rim applications
Available in 3’ and 4’ lengths that are field sizeable for single and double door applications
The 55 and 88 Series certifications and specifications are specific to each configuration. See the 55 and 88 Series catalogs for more details.
ANSI/BHMA A156.3, 2008 Grade 1 certified
ANSI/UL 10C (fire rated only)
CAN/ULC-S104 (fire rated only)
All 55 and 88 Series devices can be ordered as being fire rated by adding “–F” as a suffix.
27: surface-mounted vertical rods
47: concealed vertical rods
75: mortise locks
Many trims and configurations are available for the 55 and 88 Series. See the 55 and 88 Series catalogs for a complete list.
Classroom: the key locks and unlocks the lever or knob
Dummy: the rigid mechanical trim for pull operation
Exit only: no outside trim
Passage: the lever or knob is always active
Storeroom: the key retracts the latchbolt and the lever or knob is rigid
990: for pull trim, 5 functions come standard:
Dummy trim (DT)
Exit only (EO)
There is a wide variety of levers and finishes available. Refer to the 55 and 88 Series catalogs for complete information.
The 55 and 88 Series can be customized with several mechanical, electronic and finish options to meet any facility needs.
E8875: allows the device to pair with an access control system, fire alarm system or remote switching station
RX: a switch is placed in the exit device to monitor an opening; when the push bar is depressed, a signal is sent to a monitoring device
KN: knurling on crossbars provide a tactile warning to indicate doors that lead to hazardous areas; ex: stairs, loading platforms, boiler rooms, etc.
From mullions to power transfers and strikes, the 55 and 88 Series offer many accessories to meet evolving needs of any facility. Refer to the 55 and 88 Series catalogs for a complete list.