continuous hinge

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continuous hinge, piano hinge

A hinge having the same length as the moving part to which it is applied.
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Isleworth, United Kingdom, April 10, 2014 --( The latest of FDB's Knowledge Base downloadable documents covers specification of continuous hinges taking into consideration the 6 main factors - beginning with material and ending with “open” or “close” style.
To secure the top, bottom and middle of the doors, a commercial three-point locking system is included, along with continuous hinges for durability.
Doors are mounted on continuous hinges and sealed with a seamless poured-in-place gasket.
Continuous hinges, sometimes referred to as piano hinges, are the preferred option in behavioral health units because their continuous, top-to-bottom design allows for normal door operation yet prevents looping or attachment of ligatures.
SELECT geared continuous hinges are made from up to 100% recycled aluminum content.
They wear super tough staked continuous hinges, sturdy trouble free latches, and the corners are heli-arc welded for extra rigidity.

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