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METAL CONCEALED VERTICAL ROD EXIT DEVICES.  For use in institutions, schools, universities,commercial buildings where heavy duty reliable operation is a requirement.

  • ANSI A156.3, GRADE 1 heavy duty exit device in surface vertical rod and rim designs.
  • Retrofits Von Duprin 99 & 98 Series using 7700 Escutcheon trim
  • Rail assemblies are heavy duty extruded aluminum body with stainless steel push pad and end caps are made of brass, bronze or stainless steel. Rail travels in direction of the door swing.
  • Trims are thru bolted for additional security.
  • Conforms & Meets ADA Regulations.
  • UL Listed for Panic and ULC10C, UBC 7-2-1997 codes.
  • UL Listed for Fire Exit Hardware. 3 hours.
  • (A) label rating on pairs of doors up to 8’0″ x 8’0″ swinging in same or opposite directions.
  • Uncompromising security and safety in single and double fire exit doors.
  • Chassis mounted unit construction. Rim and vertical rod devices are non-handed and easily reversible.
  • Available in many different functions. Lever and escutcheon trims are grade 1 construction with clutch on rose trims. Escutcheon trims are rigid and covers 161 cut out.


  • LBR (Optional) -No bottom strike. Free access for wheel chairs, stretchers and carts which eliminates tripping and potential disfiguration of floors due to dragging of bottom bolts.
  • For Doors: Metal. 1 3/4″ (44.5mm) minimum thickness 4 1/2″ (114mm) minimum stile width.
  • Chassis: Nonferrous alloy (Panic Grade), steel (Fire Grade).
  • Chassis Cover: Non-ferrous plated material.
  • Mounting: Furnished standard with machine screws.
  • End Cap: Brass, Bronze or Stainless Steel construction.
  • Hand: Handed. Easily field reversible. Specify at time of order LHR, RHR for convenience.
  • ANSI Standard: A156.3, Grade 1.
  • Strikes: 260 top and 265 bottom.
  • Top and Bottom Bolts: Stainless Steel . Top and bottom bolt travel 7/16″ (11mm) Projection adjustable up to 1″ (25mm).
  • Fire Exit Hardware: FMCVR7700 Series for fire exit hardware for all types of 8’ x 8’ Double doors for up to 3 hour fire labeled installations, conforms to standards UL10C and UBC 7-2-1997 codes.
  • Rail Height: Specify door opening and mounting height of center line of rail when ordering a Vertical Rod Exit Device 41″ from floor.
  • Trim: See Trim Designs section.
  • Electric Functions: (ELR) Electrical Latch Retraction and RX & LX Signal Switch available.
  • Alarm: Prefix “NALRM” before PART#
  • Dogging Feature: Cylinder dogging available for non rated applications.


Suggested Architect’s Specifications

  • All exit devices shall be of touch bar design with smooth operation and be operative over ⅔ of the door’s clear opening width
  • All exit devices must be listed under “Panic Hardware” in the Accident Equipment List of Underwriters’ Laboratories, Inc. Where labeled doors are used as exits, they must be equipped with labeled Fire Exit Hardware and UL10C, UBC 7-2-1997 codes
  • All springs shall be of Stainless Steel throughout
  • All exit devices shall be of chassis mounted unit construction. All exit devices shall be ANSI A156.3, Grade 1


  • Free Wheeling Clutch Mechanism
  • Grade 1, thrubolted design.
  • Non-handed design. Easily field reversible.
  • Hardened steel heavy duty tailpiece available for fire and non-fire rated rim and concealed vertical rod exit devices.

Door Thickness

  • Standard 1-3/4″

Escutcheon Dimensions

2-5/16″ width x 8-1/2″ length. Lever length: 4-3/4″. Fits and covers 2-1/8″ 161 cutout.

    • CVRESC7700 or ICCVRESC7700 or ICSCCVRESC7700
      • Clutch Entrance.
      • Key locks or unlocks escutcheon trim.
      • Operates as classroom function.
      • ANSI Function – 63
    • CVRESC7705 or ICCVRESC7705 or ICSCCVRESC7705
      • Clutch Storeroom.
      • Key unlocks lever, lever retracts latchbolt, otherwise always locked.
      • ANSI Function – 04
    • CVRESC7730
      • Trim always operable and free.
      • ANSI Function – 62
    • CVRESC7740
      • Dummy Escutcheon trim.
      • ANSI Function – 10


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