- These architectural hinges are recommended for the heavier doors found on custom homes and as an upgrade for residential grade hinges. Architectural hinges are thicker and of much higher quality than residential grade hinges.
- Ball bearing hinges are recommended for heavier doors, doors over 2" thick, doors over 40" wide or doors which use a door closer.
- Ball bearings, raceways, and pin are also made from stainless steel.
|Finish Name||Satin Stainless Steel|
|Material||Stainless Steel (304)|
|Mounting Hardware Included||Yes|
|Mounting Hardware Type||Matching stainless steel screws|
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Q Mark Christian • 01/19/2018, 3:11:09 PM What is the weight rating of the 5" model of this hinge? I'm hanging a 250 lb 7' wide gate.
A 01/22/2018, 6:44:35 PM While the manufacturer of this hinge doesn't provide specific weight ratings on their hinges, they do offer guidelines. For the 5" x 5" hinge, they recommend up to 175 lb and 48" wide. So, with that in mind, it seems that this hinge would likely be a too light duty for your application. My first thought would be to use a Heavy Duty J Bolt Hinge, which you can see here: https://www.hardwaresource.com/heavy-duty-j-bolt-hinge.html These are very heavy duty hinges that are often used on heavy and wide gates. Do note that each gate installation can vary greatly, so it's possible that this may not be the best hinge for you. If you would like more recommendations, feel free to send us an email at email@example.com with further details (such as photos of the gate or architectural drawings) and we would be happy to assist further!