For access-controlled doors, especially those with maglocks, 'Request to Exit', or 'RTE' devices are required to override electrified locks to guarantee free egress.
Inside we examine these key RTE factors:
- The Common RTE Devices: REX and Push Buttons
- Why Exit Devices Have Crucial RTE Importance
- Less Common RTE like Pressure Pads and Combo Devices
- Which Codes Cite Mandatory RTE Use
- Why Fire Pulls Are Not RTE, But Why They Function The Same