EX76 Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device


Materials: Active pushbar and back bar made of extruded aluminum. Matching metal angled end caps.

Handing: Device is non-handed.

Door Thickness: Suits 1-3/4" standard, up to 2-3/4" door thickness. Thick door kit required when used with cylinder in doors over 1-3/4".

Door Height:

  • Standard unit adjustable to maximum 96" door height with device mounted at 34" centerline above finished floor, up to 62" above the selected bar height.
  • Tall door kit required when used in doors taller than 96". Maximum door height 120".
  • Bolt projection easily adjustable. Projection will change 1/8" for every 3 full rotations of the bolt, to a maximum of 5/8" throw.

Stile Width: Minimum 2-1/2" stile. Fits narrow, medium and wide stile aluminum doors.

Stile Wall: Suitable for doors with up to 3/16" stile wall thickness.

Bar Height: Standard model adjusts from 34" to 44" above finished floor.

Projection: 2-1/2" when fully projected, 1-3/4" when dogged.

Dogging: Standard dogging with 3/16” hex key.

Fasteners: Device mounted using standard type ‘F’ self-tapping screws and machine screws. Hardware is not visible from back when installed. Adhesive templates for mounting included.

End Caps: Mounting end cap with 1/4" overlap for cut coverage.

Universal Hardware Kit: Hardeware kit is suitable for aluminum, hollow metal, and wood door applications.


  • Header strike made of hardened steel.
  • When properly adjusted to 1/8” door gap the supplied curved strike functions to consistently engage the bolt, which enhances the reliability of the door latching function.


  • Select any standard 1" to 1-1/4" [25.4 mm to 31.8 mm] length, 1-5/32" [29.4 mm] diameter mortise cylinder with MS® cam such as the 4036 Mortise Cylinder. Available separately. Cylinders with MS® cams can be readily obtained from most cylinder manufacturers. See CYLINDERS section for cylinder information.
  • If key entry operation is required, any standard mortise cylinder with MS® cam may be installed using an EX76- Escutcheon, available separately.

Trim: Compatible with Adams Rite 3080 Series Entry Trim and 3090 Series Entry Trim. See TRIM section for cylinder information.

Noise Reduction:

  • Impact bumpers to reduce noise from the initial device activation
  • Return control to dampen the sound and control the device returning to its resting state
  • Horizontal and vertical guides decrease the scraping sound of the active push bar on the static back bar


Finishes: Pushbar and back bar available in choice of 313 Dark bronze anodized, 335 Black anodized, 628 Clear anodized. Metallic end caps finished to match exit device.

Alarm*: Alarmed exit device with field selectable power source; battery operated or hard wired.

Monitor*: Dual signal switch. 

* Options are field installable or factory installed

Device Length: 

Exit Device Length Standard Door Opening Width Active Pushbard Length (as measured with end caps) Back Bar Length
Regular (R) 30" – 36" [762 mm – 914.4 mm] 24" [609.6 mm] 32-1/8" [816 mm]
Mid-legth (M) 30" – 42" [762 mm – 1,066.8 mm] 24" [609.6 mm] 38-1/8" [968.4 mm]
Long (L) 42" – 48" [1,066.8 mm – 1,219.2 mm] 30" [762 mm] 44-1/8" [1120.8 mm]

*Device may be field cut to fit opening width between standard lengths by cutting the back bar and filler plate

How To Order:

EX76 Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device: Specify quantity and the following information. Order related products separately. 

Model Length Finishes Device Options
EX76 R 628 A
  R Regular (36") 313 Dark Bronze Anodized (blank) Standard, no options
M Mid-length (42") 335 Blank Anodized A Alarmed
L Long (48") 628 Clear Anodized M Monitoring