Hinge Technical Information from JET PRESS

This Technical Information refers to the Pheonix Hinge pages

hinge diagram

Hinge Leaf Thickness
The hinge material thickness should be selected first as this establishes the range of continuous hinge most suitable for your application.

Hinge Pin Diameter
For each hinge leaf thickness there is a limited range of pin options between twice and five times the hinge leaf thickness.

Hinge Open Width
The overall open width of the hinge when the leaves are opened out flat i.e. to 180 degrees.

Hinge Knuckle Length
The length of the individual knuckles or joints.

Fixing Hole Information
Un-drilled hinges are referred to as ‘no hole.’

Hole Diameter not-countersunk
Referred to as ‘plain holes’.

Screw Size
Given when holes are countersunk and referred to as ‘CSK.’

Continuous Hinge Tolerances
Some variations to the normal size must be expected. The hole centres stated represent the approximate centres for any pair of holes. Pre-drilling door or frame for a complete length of continuous hinge using multiples of the centres shown is not recommended.

Continuous Hinge Selection
The brief introduction to each continuous hinge range on the following pages provides a useful guide to selecting the correct weight of continuous hinge for a particular application.

Material/Finish Codes - Metal
Finish Description
ALNAT Aluminium, Natural
BRCHR Brass, Chrome
BRNAT Brass, Natura
BRP0L Brass, Bright Polished
MSBRA Mild Steel, Brass
MSBR0 Mild Steel, Bronze
MSCHR Mild Steel, Chrome
MSNAT Mild Steel, Natural
MSNI Mild Steel, Nickel
MSZNP Mild Steel, Zinc
SSBRA Stainless Steel, Simulated Polished Brass
SSBRI Stainless Steel, Bright Polished
SSBR0 Stainless Steel, Simulated Antique Bronze
SSNAT Stainless Steel, Self Colour
SSSAT Stainless Steel, Satin Polished
SSWHI Stainless Steel, White Powder Coated

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Drawings and images are for reference only and should not be used for product specification. For new applications we recommend that you carry out assembly tests using samples supplied by us.