Adams Rite 8500 - Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device for Metal Door
The 8500 Series Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device is designed for hollow metal applications that require a life-safety exit device with concealed vertical rods for two-point locking.
This panic exit device is designed for use in applications with single doors or pairs of doors.
UL 305 Panic Hardware
CAN/ULC S104 fire door conformant
NFPA 252 fire door conformant
ANSI/BHMA A156.3-2008 Grade 1
ANSI/BHMA A156.3-2014 Grade 2
Push bar made of extruded aluminum, cladded or anodized in a variety of finishes.
The 8500 panic exit device is non-handed.
Push bar Length
Standard sizes: dimensioned for 30" [762.0 mm], 36" [914.4 mm], 42" [1,066.8 mm], and 48" [1,219.2 mm] openings.
Standard width bars can be field cut to the next smallest opening width.
Standard model adjusts from 30" [762 mm] to 44" [1117.6 mm].
Suits 1-3/4" [44.5 mm] standard, up to 2-1/4" [57.2 mm].
Standard configuration suitable for doors up to 66" [1,676.4 mm] above the selected bar height. For doors over 66" [1,676.4 mm] above bar height, up to 10' [3.05 m] use 3655 Tall Door Kit available separately.
Minimum 3-1/2" [88.9 mm]. Door construction may require additional stile width to meet fire ratings and provide adequate strength.
Doors with stile walls other than 1/8" [3.2 mm] require modification.
2-5/8" [66.7 mm] when fully projected, 1-5/8" [41.3 mm] when dogged.
Standard dogging with hex key or with cylinder not available on fire-rated exit devices. Electric dogging option available only.
The Adams Rite 8500 panic exit device comes with standard self-tapping screws and machine screws. Optional Sex Bolt Kits 26-0584 (two required per device) available separately.
Accepts any standard 1" [25.4 mm] length, 1-5/32" [29.4 mm] diameter mortise cylinder with MS® cam such as the 4036 Mortise Cylinder. Accommodates cylinder lengths from 1" [25.4 mm] to 1-1/4" [31.8 mm]. Available separately.
Cylinder x Fixed Pull Functions
For entry trim function 03 (Night latch - key releases latch) select any standard 1" [25.4 mm] length, 1-5/32" [29.4 mm] diameter mortise cylinder with MS® cam such as the 4036 Mortise Cylinder.
If key entry operation is required, any standard mortise cylinder with MS® cam can be installed through an 8650 Cylinder Escutcheon. 8650 Cylinder Escutcheon Kit available separately.
Entry Trim Functions
For entry trim function 08 (key locks/unlocks lever) or function 09 (key releases lever) select any standard 1" [25.4 mm] length, 1-5/32" [29.4 mm] diameter mortise cylinder with MS® cam such as the 4036 Mortise Cylinder. Accommodates cylinder lengths from 1" [25.4 mm] to 1-1/4" [31.8 mm]. Available separately.
Bolts and Strikes
The patented top latching mechanism utilizes a rotating top bolt which deadlatches around the header strike, interlocking the door to the frame. Supplied with standard header strike. Adjustable protected steel rods. The hexagonal, hardened steel bottom bolt is shielded in a cast housing for strength and stability.
Split finish available upon request
12 lbs [5.44 kg]
Electrification Options Motorized Latch Retraction, Electric Latch Retraction (LR), Electric Dogging, Alarm Monitoring, Cylinder Dogging, Matching End Caps