6.1 Proper use
• The profile system of the emergency exit/panic door must be suitable for use with our products.
Before selecting and installing one of our products, pay careful attention to the information provided
by the profile manufacturer or the owner of the system.
• The locking part may only be installed in vertically plumb emergency exit or panic doors in stationary
• The locking part may only be installed in doors that have been assembled in a technically sound
manner. Door seals and warping must not result in excessive operating values that would impede the
escape function of the lock.
• The door design must permit use of the locking part. It is therefore mandatory that you check the
– When used in a fire-rated or smoke-rated door, the locking part is suitable for the door according to
– For 2-sash panic doors with a door closer, especially fire-rated and smoke-rated doors, a closing
sequence regulator according to EN 1158 and a catch flap are installed to ensure the correct
– For 2-sash panic doors with a rebated central joint and escape door locks fitted on both sashes, it
must be possible to open either sash with its own locking part and to open both sashes when both
locking parts are operated together.
• Most emergency exit doors and panic doors are installed on the building exterior and open outwards;
there are few exceptions. Undertake proper building measures, such as erecting a canopy, to ensure
that the locking part is not permanently exposed to the weather so that the function of the locking part
is not impaired.
• The locking part may not be installed:
– In swing doors
– In doors of rooms/buildings directly on the coast
– In doors of rooms/buildings with aggressive atmospheres (e.g. moist spaces, swimming halls, cattle
The locking part must not be installed in doors made from Accoya wood.
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