The 98/99 Series and 33A/35A Series devices are heavy-duty push pads. All series devices have the same functionality, but have different dimensions. The 98/99 Series is wide stile, while the 33A/35A Series is narrow stile. Architectural design elements differ slightly as well.
The 98 Series and 35A Series devices have a smooth mechanism case, while the 99 Series and 33A Series have a grooved mechanism case. The 98/99 and 33A/35A Series have all been certified to the highest industry standards and are used in schools, hospitals and government buildings.
With the 98/99 and 33A/35A Series, the devices can be retrofitted to keep up with evolving technology with various retrofit kits. Refer to the 98/99 Series and 33A/35A Series catalogs for more information.
Retrofitting an existing device
CDSI/HDSI: security dogging indicators provide at-a-glance verification of the panic device status
QEL: electronic latch retraction with limited operational noise
Electronic switches: can be used as part of an access control system or in a standalone application
Request to exit (RX)
Latchbolt monitoring (LX)
Upgrading to a new device
AX: an accessible device that is certified to meet the 5 lb. force requirements for the 2010 American Disabilities Act (ADA) (Chapters 404.2.7 and 30934) and 2013 California Building Code (Chapter 11B-309.4)
CX: CHEXIT meets NFPA and IBC requirements for delayed egress; a standard device keeps doors secure for 15 seconds after a request to exit while a nuisance alarm sounds
XP: patented 2-piece latchbolt design, available for 98/99 Series panic and fire applications
From mullions to powers transfers and strikes, the 98/99 Series and 33A/35A Series offer a range of accessories to meet the evolving needs of any facility. Refer to the 98/99 Series and 33A/35A Series catalogs for more information.