panic exit device


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panic exit device

[¦pan·ik ¦eg·zit di‚vīs]
(engineering)
A locking device installed on an exit door to release the latch when the crash bar is pushed. Also known as fire-exit bolt; panic hardware.

panic exit device, fire-exit bolt, panic bolt, panic hardware

panic exit device
A door locking device used on exit doors; the door latch releases when a bar, across the inside of the door, is pushed.