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Select Hinges SL53HD Geared Half Surface Continuous Hinge

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Select # SL-53HD Geared Half Surface Continuous Hinges

»  The perfect solution for renovation (retrofit) or new construction.

»  Tamper-resistant, removable door leaf cover.

»  Mounts on door face and rabbet of frame.

»  Narrow frame leaf. 

»  3/32" door inset. 



Reduce maintenance costs and hassles. Independent lab tests on an FRP door prove SELECT hinges withstand 25 million cycles — more than 50 years of high-traffic use. Pair-Matched™ hinge leaves, lifetime lubrication and anodizing after machining deliver the longest life of any continuous hinge.


WARRANTY:   Because SELECT geared continuous hinges have proven themselves in independent testing, we offer the industry's only Continuous Warranty. It covers any failure of our aluminum geared continuous hinges — with no expiration date — as long as they are properly installed. Durability and worry-free performance … guaranteed in writing. The warranty that never ends for the hinge that never quits.



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MATERIAL:  Extruded 6063 T6 aluminum alloy with self-lubricating polyester thrust bearings.


LENGTHS:   83", 85", 95" and 120" lengths standard for nominal door heights. 83" is stock at MDI Supply.  Call for pricing on all other lengths.




Tested per BHMA standards for medium frequency applications. For doors 48" wide (max.) in 16 gauge hollow metal (min.) or 1/8" aluminum (min.) weighing up to 200 pounds without frame or door reinforcement.



Tested per BHMA standards for high frequency or heavy, medium-frequency applications. For doors 48" wide (max.) in 16 gauge hollow metal (min.) or 1/8" aluminum (min.) weighing up to 450 pounds without frame or door reinforcement; up to 600 pounds with the use of Rivnuts in the frame and door.



Low to medium frequency applications.  For door 48" wide (max.) weighing up to 1,000 pounds and most lead lined doors. Rivnuts are recommended in the frame and door on extremely high, extremely heavy or unusually wide doors.



All SL53HD hinges are stocked in 204R1 Clear (.4–.7mil) AA-M12C22A31 and 215 R1 Dark Bronze (.7 mil and thicker) AA-M12C22A44 anodized aluminum. Custom anodized or painted finishes are available. Product painted or anodized in the field voids the SELECT hinge warranty.



Conventional overhead surface, concealed sliding arm overhead or floor closers may be used with SELECT hinges. Pivot-type floor closers (with a fixed, conflicting center pivot) must be replaced.