Rockwood PDU8500 Storefront Panic Device

Safeguard your store while emanating flawless design with the Rockwood Storefront Panic Device. Incorporating a patent pending flat security latch, the PDU8500 will ensure your doors remain locked and secure when your business is closed. With a selection of cylinder, pull, and finish choices, no concessions are needed.


  • Top latching panic device with flat security latch 
  • Engraved latch lines
  • Dampener in actuator assembly
  • Engraved push area with boundary grooves
  • Adjustable stops on strikes include set screws
  • Keyed and non-keyed options
  • Dogging feature
  • Post mount design with six standard exterior pull choices


  • Provides additional strike engagement tha inhibits doors from popping open
  • Ensures proper installation and alignment with the strike
  • Supresses bounce in the door
  • Enhances visibility and tactility for a quick and easy exit
  • Minimizes movement of stops and secures them in place
  • Matches existing key system if required
  • Depresses and holds device into place, adding convenience during operating hours
  • Suites with Rockwood architectural pulls and accessories

Part Number: PDU8500


  • Stainless Steel


  • Keyed
  • Passage - dogging standard (specify no dogging if not required)



  • Grip diameter: 1 1/4"
  • Vertical (crash bar to top of tube): 28 1/2" min
  • Horizontal: 15 3/4" min; 48" max
  • Projection: 2 5/8" Panic Side; 3 1/4" Mating Pull Side

Door Specifications:

  • For aluminum doors 1 3/8" to 2 1/2" thick standard


Stile Requirements:

  • Medium Stile Width: 3 1/2" and less than 5"
  • Backset: 2 1/4"
  • Wide Stile Width: 5" and greater
  • Backset: 4 1/8"



Application Types:

  • Aluminum Storefront



  • Right Hand Reverse (Swing 3)
  • Left Hand Reverse (Swing 4)



  • Single Manual
  • Double Manual
  • Single Electric (Folger Adam Series); Fail Safe/Fail Secure
  • Double Electric (Folger Adam Series); Fail Safe/Fail Secure


Patents, Approvals and Listings:

  • ANSI/BHMA A156.3-2014, Grade 1 Certified (32 and 32D finishes only)
  • UL305 CAN/ULC-S132-07
  • ADA Compliant
  • Patents Pending


  • This device is not fire-rated
  • Does not meet California Building Code (2013) Sec. 11B-309.4



Cylinder Options:

Description Code
Mortise Cylinder 01
7-pin SFIC Housing w/ Construction Core 02
Special Order (Keyed alike) 03
Customer Supplied Cylinder 04
Dummy Cylinder Housing 05
Non-Keyed Function (Blank Escutcheon Plate provided) 06
7 Pin SFIC Housing with Yale Core  09


Finish Options:




Extra Dark Bronze, Equivalent 314E - 613e
Black Suede Powder Coat BSP -
White Suede Powder Coat WSP -
 Polished Stainless Steel US32  629  629
Satin Stainless Steel US32D 630 630
Polished MicroShield Coated Stainless Steel US32MS ---  
Satin MicroShield Coated Stainless Steel US32DMS ---  
Split Finish - Satin Stainless Steel Device (US32D/630) and Bright Stainless Steel Push Area (US32/629) US32D/US32 630/629  

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