New Geared Hinges Add Functional Versatility to Access Solutions

Sept. 9, 2020
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New continuous geared hinges from dormakaba’s BEST brand provide additional security options, enhanced performance and expanded functional versatility. The BEST Continuous Geared Hinge line now includes 15 profiles for a true hospital tip solution, including a removable or replaceable quick connection and several solutions for 2-inch thick doors and doors or frames that have a frame inset of three-thirty-seconds of an inch.

BEST Continuous Geared Hinges are available in full mortise, half mortise and half surface. Heavyweight and standard-weight versions are available. These hinges are made of 6063-T6 aluminum, easy to install and designed to last for the life of the building. The hinges also feature heavy-duty bearings. The exact number of bearings varies depending on product length ordered.

All models conform to the ANSI/BHMA A156-26-1996, Grade 1 Standard. All have been tested and certified by Underwriter Laboratories to the UL10C Standard.

Additional features include:

  • Maximum durability by being lubricated with polytetrafluoroethylene.
  • Reduced installation time without sacrificing performance with a minimum number of precision engineered fasteners.
  • Lower labor costs with custom lengths and easy access panel and removable electrical access section.
  • Available in anodized clear, dark bronze and black finishes.
  • Lead lined options.
  • Fire studs.

BEST Continuous Geared Hinges formerly were available through Stanley. For more information, visit

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