51 Series Narrow Stile Surface Vertical Rod Exit Device – Top Rod Only

The 51 Series surface vertical rod exit device is super-heavy-duty panic and fire exit hardware for use on all types of double doors without a mullion. All 51 Series Top Rod Only exit devices are supplied with a rod cover. The patented mounting plate and strike locator system ensures the easiest and most accurate installation of panic hardware available. Also available weatherized.


  • Tough and durable design for years of trouble-free service in high-use, high-abuse environments
  • Stainless steel deadlocking top latch bolt
  • All exposed surfaces are finished over stainless steel with PVD, an environmentally-friendly finishing process
  • Tested beyond 1,000,000 cycles – Twice the cycling required for Grade 1 UL testing
  • Outside trims are easily changed or re-keyed without removing device from door
  • Heavy duty angled end cap deflects damage away from device