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  Hinge Metals & Finishes

Cross Reference of Stanley’s Hinge Designs | Factors Determining Proper Hinge Selection | Application | Hinge Height | Hinge Width | Frequency of Door Operation | Average Door Weights | Fasteners & Hinge Handing | Hinge Metals & Finishes | Stanley Finish Symbols and ANSI/BHMA Finish Numbers | Complete ANSI/BHMA Numbers for Materials and Finishes | Architectural Hardware Finish Board (AHFB-18) | Hinge Type & Design Selection Chart | Pin Design & Security Options | Raised Barrel, Wide Throw Hinges, & Hinge Swaging | Electric Hinges | Detention Hinges | Pivot Reinforced Hinges & Shock Arrestor | Slip-In Hinges for Aluminum Doors & Frames | Swing Clear Hinges | Decorative Hinges | Hospital Emergency Rescue Hardware | Hinge Tips | Hinges For Fire Doors | ANSI/BHMA Butts & Hinges Standard & Stanley Equivalent Numbers


Hinge Metals

  • Base Metals obtainable
    • Steel
    • Brass
    • Bronze
    • Stainless steel

  • On interior doors or in non-corrosive environment use:
    1) Steel – painted or plated

  • On interior labeled doors use:
    1) Steel – painted or plated
    2) Stainless steel

  • On interior doors in a corrosive environment use:
    1) Stainless steel
    2) Brass or bronze
  • On exterior doors use:
    1) Stainless steel
    2) Brass or bronze

Hinge Finishes

  • Steel Hinges
    • Prime coated for painting
      • Phosphated then prime coated or painted
      • Phosphating allows for a strong bond between the base metal and paint
      • Ample paint clearance is provided between the barrel and the inner edges of the leaves
    • Polished or Plated
      • The steel is first polished, then plated in desired finish
    • Steel hinges – Chromium plated
      • Chromium plating is applied over a plating of nickel
      • This method conforms strictly to requirements listed in ANSI/BHMA standard A156.18
      • Chromium does not tarnish. The nickel underneath the chromium affords considerable rust protection but for absolute assurance against rusting, choose a non-ferrous base metal
    • Rust-Resisting "K" Base
      • A “K” prefix to the class number of plated steel hinges (except chromium) indicates a coating of copper in addition to the final finish
      • On prime coated and painted hinges, “K” prefix indicates a zinc undercoat that is applied prior to painting
      • When ordering this extra rust-resisting base, insert the letter “K” as a prefix to the class number and suffix the
        final finish symbol i.e., CBK1900R(USP) FBBK179(US10)
      • Rust – resisting base affords additional protection to a ferrous substrate. It should not be regarded as rust
        proof, but rust resistant. For absolute assurance against red rust, non-ferrous base metal should be
    • Brass or Bronze Hinges
      • Polished and finished
      • Cannot rust
      • Pins are made of stainless steel
      • For brass or bronze hinges, finished other than natural we reserve the option to use either brass or bronze
    • Stainless Steel Hinges
      • Furnished in bright or satin finishes
      • Tips and pins are stainless steel
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