Exit Device Basics

Exit devices are known by different names including the crash bar, panic bar, panic device, panic hardware, fire exit bolt, push bar and cross bar.


K2 exit devices are tested and certified to exceed 1,000,000 cycles, which is above the requirements for Grade 1 certification. They come with a lifetime mechanical and 3 year finish warranty. The finish warranty excludes 613, oil rubbed bronze finish.

Exit devices have been available for about 100 years, with continuous improvements and increased capabilities.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or:

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