Jackson has been around for 50 years and has always specialized in concealed door closers for storefront doors. The earliest model of Jackson panic device was the 885, which was a concealed vertical rod, narrow stile panic device. They have been replaced by the Jackson 1085, which came out in the mid 1970’s.
If you are looking to update, replace or repair your commercial doors with Jackson exit devices, we have the expertise to help you.
Most Jackson Panic devices ship within 24 to 48 hours of an order placement. Special sizes, finishes and some Jackson exit device parts are factory orders that may take up to 3 weeks. All in stock Jackson replacement parts ship out within 24 hours.
Jackson 885 Series – The Jackson 885 was introduced in the 1960’s for use in aluminum framed glass storefront doors. They were discontinued in the 1970’s, but we still run into them today. There is not an exact replacement for this Jackson panic device, and it is usually less expensive to replace the door and frame instead of trying to retrofit a newer device in its place.
Jackson 1085 Series – Introduced in the 1970’s, this is a concealed vertical rod, cross bar style Jackson exit device. The 1085 usually ships in about 24 hours, and we stock all of the replacement hardware. We ship this Jackson exit device with a 4 foot cross bar that is easily trimmed to size in the field. This device is non-handed and comes in three finishes. Call or email for a breakdown of parts.
Jackson 1095 Series – The 1095 series Jackson exit device was also introduced in the 1970’s. This device is a cross bar style, rim device, meaning it has a latch bolt that sticks out of the active housing and latches on the rim of the doorframe. We ship this device with a 4 foot cross bar that is easily trimmed to size in the field. This Jackson exit device also ships in 24 hours, is handed and comes in three finishes. Call or email for a breakdown of parts.
Jackson 1285 Series – The Jackson 1285 is a concealed vertical rod device for narrow stile doors. The 1285 series uses the same concealed rods as the 1085 Jackson exit device above, but is a touch bar style device. If you have a 1085 and would like to convert it to a touch bar style device, this would be the exit device to use.
Jackson 1295 Series – The 1295 is the rim equivalent of the Jackson 1285 series. It is designed for narrow stile single storefront doors. This Jackson panic device ships in 24-48 hours and we offer them in two finishes. We require the door width and handing to order these panic devices.
Jackson 2085 Series – The Jackson 2085 is a concealed vertical rod device that has been around since the 1980’s. This device is more heavy duty than the ones above, but is not as common. We would need to know the color, hand and door width when ordering this Jackson panic device.
Jackson 2095 Series – The Jackson 2095 rim exit device, and has the exact appearance as the Jackson 2085. When ordering this device, we would need to know the color, door width and hand of the door.
For over 50 years Jackson has been manufacturing high-quality hardware for the aluminum and tempered glass industry. Their overhead concealed 20-330 door closer, 885, 1085 and 1095 Jackson exit devices, and pivots were industry leaders when they were introduced in the late 1960’s. Today they are owned by C.R. Laurence Company, Inc.