Union launches the Powerload hinge range
Powerload hinge range
Union has launched a range of self-lubricating hinges specifically designed for door manufacturers and architectural ironmongers.
The Powerload range includes butt hinges, butt projection hinges and lift-off hinges.
Each model has a 180 degree angle of opening.
The stainless steel models have been tested to meet high levels of corrosion resistance.
The lift-off hinges are tested to grade 11 for EN 1935.
Butt and butt projection hinges are constructed to grade 13.
Each hinge has been performance tested to 200,000 cycles in accordance with EN 1935:2002.
Powerload hinges benefit from self lubricating carbon steel and phosphorous bronze bushes, eliminating the need for regular maintenance as metal to metal wear is reduced.
If the Powerload hinge is installed correctly it can be classed as maintenance-free.
Powerload hinges help to meet the requirements of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) where reducing friction is a consideration.
Each of the five Powerload hinge models has a congruent zig-zag fixing pattern, for a secure and durable fixing and spreading the load on timber door frames and stiles for consistent performance over time.
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