Lawrence Hardware

8530S (Smooth)/ 8730S (Grooved)

Narrow Surface Vertical Rod Exit Devices (SVR)

Narrow Panic Rated SVR Exit Devices

The Lawrence Hardware 8500/8700 Series has a full line of heavy duty narrow stile Panic and Fire Rated Exit hardware. This series is the perfect choice for safety, security, durability and modern appearance.


  • UL/cUL Listed:  Listing for Panic Exit Hardware and 3 Hour rating for Fire Exit Hardware
  • ANSI/BHMA Certified: Devices are A156.3 Grade 1.


  • 8530S (smooth)/8730S (grooved) Narrow SVR Exit Devices are used primarily for double door applications on glass aluminum doors.
  • 8530F (smooth)/8730F (grooved) Narrow Fire Rated SVR Exit Devices are used for appearance reasons on listed fire labeled double doors up to 8’ x 8’ (2438mm x 2438mm)


  • Lawrence Hardware Exit Devices are available in the following architectural finishes:  US3, US4, US10, US10B, US19, US26, US26D and US32D.


Device Lengths

  • Short (36”) actual end to end length 33-1/2” (850mm)
  • Long (48”) actual end to end length 45-1/2” (1137mm)

Door Widths

  • Short (36”) for 29” to 36” (736mm to 914mm) door size
  • Long (48’) for 33” to 48” (838mm to 1219mm) door size

Minimum Stile Width

  • 2-19/32” (66mm)

Latch Bolt

  • Top latch - 5/8” (16mm) throw.  
  • Bottom latch - 5/8” (16mm) throw.  Held in retracted position during door swing


  • Top - 812 (panic), 822 (fire)
  • Bottom - 815 (panic) , 825 (fire)


  • Panic Device - Hex Key Dogging (RD) standard
  • Fire Exit device - No Dogging (ND)

Dogging Options

  • Cylinder Dogging  (CD)
  • Less Dogging (LD)


  • Panic Device - Machine screws furnished standard for HMD and SNB furnished for top and bottom latches
  • Optional (SNB) can be ordered separately for device
  • Fire Exit Device - Sex nuts and bolts (SNB) supplied standard

Mounting Height

  • Standard device centreline from finished floor is 40” (1016mm)

Door Opening Height

  • Available for Standard door height of 7’ or 8’

Vertical Rods

  • 1/2” (13mm) diameter tubular with rod guides. Top rod has two pieces 
  • for accommodating 7’ or 8’ doors.
  • Bottom rod is one piece with a length of 31-1/4” (794mm)


  • Push bar Neutral 3-1/16” (78mm).  Push bar Depressed 2-19/32” (66mm)


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Lawrence Hardware
676 Petrolia Road, Toronto, ON M3J 2V2
Business Hours

Mon - Thur: 8:30am to 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am to 1:00pm

Mon - Thur: 7:00am to 4:00 pm
Fri: 7:00am to 1:00pm
Shipping & pickup can be arranged based on these hours.

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