At Waterson, we are committed to providing consistent quality across all of our hinge products. To that end, we strictly adhere to ANSI standards by crafting all of our hinges with stainless steel to ensure corrosion resistance, as well as...
Exceptional Heavy Duty Gate Closer Hinges
More and more project managers are reaching out to us every day with requests for heavy-duty hinge functionality. Many of these high-frequency commercial retail locations need a durable solution that is also ADA compliant. Interior gates are generally lightweight, however, they need to withstand the daily rigors of frequent operation, as well as the possibility of unorthodox use; employees and customers in cash wrap areas might sit or lean on gates creating excessive load.
Client’s Interior Study Gate Requirement:
- ADA compliance
- Door spec 29"x36", 16lbs but require 180~200lbs loading capacity
- 2 hinges on each door.
Waterson Heavy-Duty Gate CloserWaterson Closer Hinges combine an overhead closer and hinge into one attractive component with optional hold open and door stop features. Waterson hinges are ideal for commercial openings, gates, and glass doors. These closer hinges are easily installed and adjusted to comply with ADA & ICC A117.1 requirements for opening force and to assure quiet, secure closing. Made with stainless steel, Waterson closer hinges meet NFPA 80 and are UL 3-hour fire-rated, as well as being suitable for both interior and all-weather exterior openings. See all our features.
“I need the hydraulic damper function, but I don’t need self-closing. I can’t find this solution in the market. Can Waterson help?” Donovan Teo, Hardware Distributor. Traditional closer hinges generally include both hydraulic damper and self-closing functions, which can be...
The Sheraton Hotel in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia recently conducted a rather extensive renovation In order to upgrade its restrooms to comply with ADA requirements. As part of this renovation, the hotel contacted Waterson for our self-closing solution. They were looking...