a lot of grief!
Anyway, let’s say the customer
has a Sargent 8888 or a Detex
Advantex on their door. Shoot,
let’s say they have an import
knock-off of a Jackson 1085 on
the door. It would obviously be
much more economical to electrify the hardware by installing an
electric strike than it would be to
replace the whole shebang!
Somewhere along the line,
you’re going to come across a
requirement where the hardware
has to not only be electrified, but
has to be configured for de-
layed egress as well. What does
“delayed egress” mean? Delayed
egress simply means that when
the push bar is depressed, the
device does not immediately
release the lock.
The lock will stay latched for
up to 15 seconds while an alarm
sounds and/or a “Door Open”
In retail occupancies, the de-
layed egress device is installed
to help prevent someone from
grabbing merchandise off a shelf
and scooting out the emergency
exit door. In hospitals, they are
used for similar reasons; espe-
cially in nursery areas to help
insure the safety of newborns.
In extended care facilities they
are used to ensure that the staff
15. DK- 26 CPU unit
hung on the wall.
sensor bar that
release the lock simply by touching the bar.
There are no moving parts
in this bar which means little
chance of mechanical failure.
17. Von Duprin electrified panic
device on a single door. The
device itself is electrified and
requires wiring to be run through
the door and pass from the door
via a Von Duprin EP2 Electric