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Exidor 306 panic hardware – for when that escape door absolutely has to lock behind you

The Exidor 306 is a panic hardware push pad actuator unit with a cylinder mortice night latch case that will lock behind you everytime you leave or enter the building through the fire escape.  Each time a user tries to … Continue reading

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An outside access device which re-locks itself on closure of the fire escape door

The EXIDOR CL1 outside access device is a code entry lock which automatically locks when the door latches shut with the compatible EXIDOR panic hardware unit (296, 297, 501 etc).  The CL2 has the optional setting of “passage function” which … Continue reading

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Pictograms and fire door signage – available here!

All mandatory signs for fire check doors needs to be white writing on a circular blue background to be in accordance with BS5499-1:2002.  (This is not to be confused with fire escape doors and the associated green man running signs.)  Approved … Continue reading

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Briton Exit Hardware

  Briton have a comprehensive and versatile range of exit hardware that combines the functional needs of safety and security with aesthetic lines.  Briton exit hardware is the ideal choice for all panic and emergency applications including hospitals, schools, hotels, … Continue reading

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Is there panic hardware for INWARD opening doors?

Q: (from John) We have a fire exit door that opens inward and we require to fit a lock that can only work from inside the building, do they make such a thing? A: The Exidor 500 series can work on … Continue reading

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A fire escape door with a micro switch for an alarm?

Q: (from Simon) I am the caretaker of a school.  There is a door which must be a fire escape door in a wing of the school which is seldom used.  If it is opened in any non-fire related event, … Continue reading

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