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Sep 26 2012

WW: Vertical (Not Vertical Rod) Panics

Category: Doors & Frames,Egress,Panic HardwareLori @ 1:03 pm Comments (7)

I couldn’t have said it better myself…“Mullion?  Who needs a mullion when you can just turn the exit devices 90 degrees?”  From Chris Steward of Steward Steel, by way of Jim Phillips of SBS Associates.


7 Responses to “WW: Vertical (Not Vertical Rod) Panics”

  1. Andy Lindenberg says:

    As soon as you think you’ve seen it all……….. Installers are so creative! Nothing surprises me anymore.

  2. Justin Ritter says:

    It doesn’t extend half the height of the doors, so I say these are not compliant 😉

  3. DoorGuyBryan says:

    These appear to be the same devices used for the alarmed exits in Walmarts, made in Arkansas, probably another of the Walton family companies. Creative thinking on the installers part, I just don’t see them passing any sort of code.

  4. Chad Jenkins says:

    Thanks for the laugh!

  5. Cda says:

    If they would only cover half the door set up would meet code

  6. Ted Lambert says:

    This is really funny. As a installation and repair door company we see this kind of innovation all the time. Visit our site at Ted

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