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

The 51xW Series weatherized surface vertical rod exit device is super-heavy-duty panic and fire exit hardware for use on all types of narrow stile double doors without a mullion. All 51xW 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. In addition to listing as UL panic and fire exit hardware device, this device conforms to UL1034-34 Temperature Section 34, UL1034-54 Dust Section 54, MIL-STD 810F, Method 506.4 (driving rain test); and MIL-STD 810F, Method 509.4 (salt fog test).


  • Tough and durable design for years of trouble-free service in high-use, high-abuse or inclement weather environments
  • Stainless steel deadlocking top latch bolt
  • All exposed surfaces are finished over stainless steel with PVD, an environmentally-friendly finishing process
  • Assembled using components resistant to temperature, dust, driving rain and salt fog
  • 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