The 3000FR series fire rated panic exit bar meets high quality and listed safety standards, and is durable and reliable. This model 3000FR Series by Sentry Safety Hardware meets the UL listed safety standards, which means that samples of the complete product have been tested against nationally recognized safety standards and have been found to be free from certain risk of fire, electric shock, and other similar hazards.
Similarly, the 3000FR Series by Sentry Safety Hardware meets the ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 Panic Exit Hardware high quality standards. This means that this model meets precisely defined criteria concerning performance characteristics, physical properties, test values, safety criteria, etc. Product grades are defined according to performance in each ANSI/BHMA standard, with Grade 1 being the highest grade. So, not only does this series meet high safety standards, it also meets high quality standards, ensuring that the device will function properly time after time.
This panic bar is intended for use in conjunction with fire door, fire doors are kept shut during fires to prevent the spread of smoke or fire between buildings. The 3000FR series meets a 3 hour fire resistance test to assure its performance in a variety of situations.
The 3000FR Series comes with an exterior cylinder for releasing the panic bar from the outside. The keys are keyed unique. The key release from the outside is just a momentary release. The turn of the key does not dog the door, the panic bar is spring loaded and returns to the locked state when the key is removed.