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