The Yale 7000 Series: Great Engineering That Just Got Even Better

Photoluminescent technology is not new and it is probably one of the most widely used forms of egress marking. Now it is available on Yale exit devices.

Many readers are already aware of the Yale 7000 series exit devices, but you probably are not aware of all of the options it offers, and most definitely you are not aware of the newest feature: photoluminescence. Being able to quickly find the exit and get out of the building safely during an...

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Currently Yale is only offering the exit device touchpad cover with PL technology. Other products may be available in the future and Yale will review any specific requirements.

Orders are accepted with a four-week lead time.

Yale 7000 Series

The PL feature is "Icing On The Cake," while the Yale 7000 Series is a main frame for a complete range of electronic security and door control options. The 7000 Series meets (and for example as is the case with the PL feature, exceeds) virtually all life safety codes and fire safety requirements

The exhaustive Yale 7000 feature set also provides a broad pallet of options which enable integration with security, access control, building management and life safety systems.

These features are conveniently available for view and explained in great detail in the YALE 7000 SERIES CATALOG, available on line in PDF format.

This 48-page document lists all the various functions applications, accessories, facts & figures; options sample specifications and ordering information. The locksmith can specify any Yale 7100 or 7200 series exit device including electrified options, trim, cylinders and strikes to suit virtually any mechanical or electronic exit device application.

The last page of the manual directs the locksmith to yet another portal: which offers even more information for the locksmith trying to "get a proposal out the door." Additional resources include catalogs, parts manuals, Templates, specifications, Installation Instructions, order status & tracking, product availability, and email notification of template changes.

Typical Mechanical Versions Of The Yale 7000

  • Rim Exit Device
  • Surface Vertical Rod
  • Concealed Vertical Rod
  • Mortise Exit Device
  • Rim SquareBolt Device

Electrified Hardware Option Descriptions

ALARM OPTION: Alarm Kit permits arming the unit with key, and provides for a variety of audible signals.

TOUCHBAR MONITOR: Provides indication of the pushpad being depressed

SECUREX (DELAYED EGRESS): Provides additional security and safety to delay egress form controlled openings. Options are available to tailor unit to either NFPA or BOCA code.

ELECTRIC DOGGING: Provides continuous latch retraction and pushpad dogging simultaneously. When power is applied to the device, depressing the pushpad will retract the latchbolt and continuously hold down the pushpad in the unlock position for push/pull operation.

TRIM MONITOR: Provides indication of the trim being operated from the outside.

LATCH RETRACTION: Allows the latchbolt to be retracted electrically for momentary or maintained periods of time form a remote location.

BOLT MONITOR: Provides indication on the position of the latchbolt, also may be used to monitor the latchbolt.

To speed installation, system reliability and ease of field service, Yale electrified exit devices and trims are equipped with ElectroLynx connectors. These "plug & play" connectors link power from the incoming source to electrified locking products, including hinges, locks, exit devices, magnetic holders and strikes.

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