If the handle or push bar of a panic exit lock is activated from the inside, the lock must open with immediate effect. Not only the latch bolt, but the dead bolts too must be retracted. This panic function has 3 variants which can be configured on the same lock.
- A panic function, operated only from the inside for doors with an escape function which is only used for this purpose. For example, for panic doors in office buildings, care homes, secondary access doors in schools and hotels, etc.
- A panic function with a handle on the inside and outside, intended for buildings which are accessible to a larger public. The handle on the inside has a panic function, the handle on the outside can be activated mechanically. For example, for escape doors in industrial office buildings.
- A panic function for buildings which are accessible to a specific group of people. The handle on the inside has a panic function, the handle on the outside can only be operated with a key. For example, access doors to central heating systems, lift installations, underground car parks, storage areas.