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Choosing the right type of hinge

Butt hinges

Butt hinges

Butt hinges are basic general purpose hinges, mainly used for hanging standard doors in low use, domestic applications.

Graded hinges

Graded hinges

All our graded hinges are fire rated. Suitable for commercial applications, typically used on fire doors and heavier standard doors.

Self closing hinges

Self closing hinges

Self closing hinges are suitable for commercial applications on standard or fire doors up to 40kg where controlled door closing is not required.

Flush hinges

Flush hinges

Flush hinges can be used for hanging lightweight internal and cupboard doors.

Parliament hinges

Parliament hinges

Parliament hinges are used to hang double doors between two rooms where doors need to hinge 180° past the lining/casing.

Piano hinges

Piano hinges

Piano hinges are used internally, traditionally for cabinet work.

Tee hinges

Tee hinges

Tee hinges can be used internally and externally to hang standard doors, shed doors and gates. The hinge leaf should be ⅓ - ½ of the width of the door or gate.

Hooks and bands

Hooks and bands

Hooks and bands are used to hang large gates and garage doors.