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British-made Royde and Tucker H102 Hi-Load hinges

The H102 hinge is a three knuckle, fixed pin butt hinge.  The bearing arrangement in Royde and Tucker H102 Hi-Load hinges accounts for both vertical and lateral loads, as well as spreading the load over as wide a surface area … Continue reading

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Is there a way of determining the position the hinges need to go on a door?

Hinge positioning is determined by the size, weight and construction of the door and its intended use.  The top and bottom hinges are easy – around 250mm from the top and bottom of the door.  The most common position for … Continue reading

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A fire door test at Lorient

Members of the Institute of Architectural Ironmongers were treated to a fire test at Lorient UK‘s headquarters in Newton Abbot today.  The furnace was fitted with two miniature hinged 30 minute fire doors (FD30s) each with reinforced vision panels.  The … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

We would like to wish you a happy & prosperous New Year for 2014. Before we get back into the daily rhythm of informational web posting, I thought I would share the lyrics of this lovely song with you (imagine … Continue reading

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25 year maintenance-free guaranteed hinges

ROYDE & TUCKER HI-LOAD hinges are designed for medium and high frequency use doors. In accordance with BS 4787, three hinges per door leaf should be fitted. HI-LOAD hinges are guaranteed against wear for a period of 25 years, provided … Continue reading

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Handing lift off hinges

Taken from Royde & Tucker‘s literature, this useful illustration is helpful for deciding which hand hinges are required:-

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How many hinges are needed on a door: some have three, some have two, why?

Usually at least 3 hinges need to be fitted on a door.  Light weight internal domestic doors may be fitted with only 2 hinges.  Doors with a security function need to have at least 3 hinges, as this makes them … Continue reading

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In a building in an exposed coastal location, what would be the best hinges for external doors?

The best material to use is a hinge made of brass plated with polished chrome.  Brass is a highly corrosion-resistant material, which is why it’s used a lot in boats.  However, it does tarnish and the surface of raw brass … Continue reading

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I am trying to find H086 – 85 x 76 x 3mm lift off hinges. Our doors are 35mm, would these hinges be suitable for that?

The H086 Royde & Tucker hinges are available from us in BZP (Bright Zinc Plate) and also a wide range of other finishes.  35mm is the minimum door thickness which these hinges will suit.  They are handed left or right.

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What finishes do Royde and Tucker H107 Hi-load lift off hinges come in?

The finishes available are bright zinc plate, satin zinc plate, electro brass plate, powder coated, polished chrome, antique bronze, simulated brushed stainless, satin stainless steel and mirror polished stainless steel.

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