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Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinges

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Installs in minutes – Lasts a lifetime

BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinges are as tough and practical as they are sleek and attractive.

Made of 6063-T6 aluminum, they are designed and built to last for the life of the building. “Form follows function” bearing channel is pleasing to the eye and applauded by architects.

Engineered with a minimum number of fasteners reduces installation time without sacrificing performance.

All models conform to ANSI/BHMA A156-26-1996, Grade 1 Standard. Out of the box has a 90-min fire rating for metal doors up to 4′ x 10′ (excluding model 668).

Hinges for 3-hour fire doors require fire studs. (FR). All have been tested and certified by UL to UL10C Standard.

Hinges

BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinge Series
BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinge Series
BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinge Series
BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinge Series
BEST Aluminum Continuous Geared Hinge Series

Features

AVAILABLITY

  • Full mortise, half mortise, half surface and full surface 
  • Heavy Weight and Standard Weight 
  • Limited lifetime warranty for the life of the building 

SELECTION

  • 660-681 Series 
  • 5 lengths – 79”, 83”, 85”, 95” and 119” 
  • Available with hospital tip cut or hospital tip cap options 

MADE-TO-ORDER OPTIONS INCLUDE

  • Concealed electric 
  • Concealed switch 
  • Electric power transfer 
  • Dutch door prep 
  • School option 


The BEST solutions for your industry

Where it Works

Learning & Higher Education

Protect fingers and minimize injuries. Despite time spent checking school doors, it only takes one to put students, staff and property at risk. New or retrofit with a quality and versatile BEST hinge that will last.

Government

New or retrofit with quality BEST hinges. Save time and money by retrofitting existing doors and frames. No need to start over when installing BEST series hinges.

Healthcare

There’s a hinge to suit virtually every application. BEST Hinges fit doors better and last longer. Available in many styles and models for high-traffic entryways.

Retail & Commercial

There’s a hinge to suit virtually every application. BEST Hinges fit doors better and last longer. Available many styles and models for high-traffic entryways.


Finishes

BEST FINISHES ALUMINUM US26: Aluminum
622: Black
690: Dark Bronze

UltraShield™ antimicrobial coating available


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