Jackson Exit Device - Frequent Questions
Posted by Joe L on 01 September 2011 03:25 PM
Jackson 1085 Exit Device Questions:
Why is my top bolt crashing against the header? Why is my bottom bolt dragging?
Please review the pdf for technical notes associated with the Jackson 30-1084 strike package.
When I push down on the bar it doesn't pull the bolts enough to open the door.
Please check the nylon sleeve on the case and rod assembly which sets against the gold lift member. (Part 51 on the parts breakdown)
If the nylon sleeve is missing or damaged, it might be time to replace the case and rod assembly. The nylon sleeve is not a replaceable item.
The exit device doesn't lock automatically when the door shuts.
There could be a variety of reasons, but these are very common:
Also make sure your trip bracket is adjusted properly.
Occasionally, the bottom bolt receptacle will fill with dirt - clean and check regularly.
Jackson 1095 Exit Device Questions:
What is door handing? LHR and RHR?
LHR = Left Hand Reverse
RHR = Right Hand Reverse
1095 rim device is handed - see chart above to determine proper handing for your application.
1085 concealed vertical rod is a non-handed device.
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