• Single and double door applications
  • Specify NB-for less bottom rod 
  • Devices are ANSI A156.3 - Grade 1
  • UL Fire and Panic listed                                                                                                      Note: Any retrofit or other field modification to a fire rated opening can potentially impact the fire rating of the opening, and Sargent Manufacturing Company makes no representations or warranties concerning what such impact may be in any specific situation. When retrofitting any portion of an existing fire rated opening, or specifying and installing a new fire-rated opening, please consult with a code specialist or local code official (Authority Having Jurisdiction) to ensure compliance with all applicable codes and ratings.
  • UL Listed to ANSI 250.13 Severe Windstorm and listed on Florida Building Code Website. Approved for use in Dade County, Florida with Notice of Acceptance


  • Door Types: Metal 1-3/4"(44mm) minimum thickness. For doors over 1-3/4" to
    2-1/4 thick, specify thickness and order as 31- option 4-1/2" (114mm) minimum stile width
  • Door Widths:
    E Rail - 24" to 32" (61cm to 81cm) No cutting required for 32" door;
    F Rail - 33" to 36" (84cm to 91cm) No cutting required for 36" door
    J Rail - 37" to 42" (94cm to 107cm) No cutting required for 42" door;
    G Rail - 43" to 48" (110cm to 122cm) No cutting required for 48" door
  • Strike: 650 Top Strike & 606 Bottom Strike (Panic & Fire Rated)
  • Dogging Feature: Hex key dogging standard; Cylinder dogging available (16-)
  • Electric Options: AL-alarm, PL-SARGuide photoluminescent coated, BT-Beacon, TL-SARGuide illuminated Touchpad, 53-LX latchbolt monitor, 54-Outside lever monitoring, 55-Request-to-exit signal-Rail monitoring, 56-ELR remote latch retraction, 57-Delay egress & electromagnets, 58-Electric dogging, 59-Electroguard-Self contained delayed egress (NB-excluded) 
  • Mounting Fasteners: Supplied standard with wood and machine screws
  • Top bolt: Stainless Steel
  • Device Centerline from Finished Floor: 41” (1041 mm) for standard applications. 38" (965mm) for elementary schools and to meet local accessibility standards when a 100 series Auxiliary Control is used
  • Center Case Dimensions: 8-3/8" (213mm) x 2-5/8" (67mm)
  • Projection: Pushbar Neutral – 3" (76 mm); Pushbar Depressed – 2-1/8" (54 mm)
  • Door opening/height: Must be specified- 120" (3048mm) Max. door opening


Ideally suited for

  • Pairs of Hollow Metal doors
  • Cross-corridor pairs of doors
  • Double egress applications

 Schools  Healthcare  Commercial 

Note: MD8600 & 12-MD8600 cab be used as NB- Device by simply not installing bottom rod/bolt. Note: 12-NB Applications require thermal pin. Thermal pin supplied when ordered as 12-NB Device. *Options may vary between the MD8600 & NB-MD8600. Please see catalog Options for full details.

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