The Adams Rite EX76 Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device is designed to be an easy to install/adjust two-point locking, and latching exit device. The EX76 includes impact bumpers for noise reduction and a universal hardware kit for aluminum, hollow metal or wood doors.

Applications for the Admas Rite EX76 Concealed Vertical Rod exit Device include Schools and Universities, Hospitals and Senior Living buildings.


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: Hardware 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 installed or factory installed


To place an order for a Adams Rite EX76 Concealed Vertical Rod Exit Device or for a quote, contact your local IDN Branch.

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