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Need A Panic Bar Or A Vertical Rod Panic Bar?

Panic bars and vertical rod panic bars are two different types of emergency exit hardware that are commonly used in buildings to provide quick and easy egress during an emergency. These devices allow people escape quickly from a building without having to fiddle with locks or keys. Simply press against the bar and the door will open.

Panic bars, also known as push bars or crash bars, are typically installed on the inside of a door and consist of a metal bar that is mounted horizontally along the length of the door. The bar is mounted on the door so that it can be easily pushed down by anyone trying to escape the building. This releases the latch mechanism along the edge of the door, allowing the door to open even if it is locked.

Vertical rod panic bars, on the other hand, are designed to latch at the top and bottom of the door. These devices have a vertical metal rod that is mounted on the door and extends from the panic bar to the top of the doorframe and to the floor. Vertical rod panic bars are commonly used on double doors where the panic bar cannot latch into the frame along the edge.

Panic bars, whether or not they have vertical rods, have a large number of applications. They can be used on both interior and exterior doors. They can be used in offices, hospitals, schools, businesses, warehouses… the list goes on.

From Cal Royal to Sargent, Adams Rite to Von Duprin, the experts of Wholesale Locks know panic bar hardware inside and out. If you need help figuring out which type of hardware you need, feel free to call the experts at 1-800-508-6889. We are the easy button of door hardware.

Posted in New By Chris Jabas

Chris Jabas