Hinges or butts are available in many different forms including pin, fixed pin, washered, double washered, phospher bronze washered, lift off, ball bearing, projection, parliament, soss, HI-LOAD, spring hinges and many others.
Hinges are the most critical part of door hardware. They support the door and allow it to move, the very minimum a door needs to do! The most expensive door is nothing more than a block of wood if it can not open. Correctly specified and adjusted hinges will allow your door to function correctly with years of maintainance free use. Important considerations for specifing the correct hinges include the width of the door, it's height, it's weight and whether the door is to be fitted with a door closer. All these factor increase the load on the hinges and can contribute to its adjusted door weight.
Royde & tuckers British made HI-LOAD hinges are at the very cutting edge of hinge technology and performance. All HI-LOAD hinges are made in the UK at Royde & Tucker's manufacturing plant in Hitchin. These hinges are used in areas where a high performance long lasting hinge is an advantage such as schools, government building, public building, hospitals, military bases and nuclear installations. All these places expect a lifetime of heavy use with little or no maintainance.
Doorstuff is located in Teignmouth, Devon.