The 98/99 Series devices are wide stile heavy-duty push pads. Architectural design elements differ between the 98 and the 99.
The 98 Series device has a smooth mechanism case, while the 99 Series has a grooved mechanism case. The 98/99 Series have all been certified to the highest industry standards and are used in schools, hospitals and government buildings.
With the 98/99 Series, the devices can be retrofitted to keep up with evolving technology with various retrofit kits. Refer to the 98/99 Series catalog 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