Continuous Barrel Hinges FAQ's
Please see below for the frequently asked questions about the Continuous Barrel Hinges. For specification information or more information on the Continuous Hinges, please see the website.
Q: What are continuous barrel hinges?
A: A continuous barrel hinge is a single hinge that goes the full length of the door. Continuous barrel hinges are designed to withstand the most-punishing day-to-day-use. The continuous barrel hinges line is comprised of the 640, 650 and 650HD Series.
Q: What hinge types are continuous barrel hinges offered in?
A: Continuous barrel hinges are available in full mortise, half mortise and full surface. In addition, heavy weight and standard weight versions are available.
Q: What differentiates continuous barrel heavy weight hinges from continuous barrel standard weight hinges?
A: The heavy weight hinges are manufactured using a thicker gauge metal.
Q: What is the common continuous barrel hinge application?
A: The continuous barrel hinge line consists of standard commercial grade door hinges. This makes them an ideal fit for wood and metal doors, medium to heavy weight doors and medium to high frequency usage applications. In addition, steel and stainless steel hinges are available. Steel hinges are a good fit for interior applications whereas stainless steel hinges are ideal for exterior or corrosive environments.
Q: What hinge tips are offered for continuous barrel hinges?
A: Continuous barrel hinges can be ordered with hospital tips.
Q: What hinge options are available for continuous barrel hinges?
A: Many made-to-order hinge options are available including: concealed electric, concealed switch, electric power transfer, Dutch door prep, raised barrel, security stud, shims and automatic door prep.
Q: What lengths are continuous barrel hinges available to order in?
A: Continuous barrel hinges come in four standard lengths: 79”, 83”, 95” and 119”. In addition, they can be cut to any particular length upon request.
Q: What screws are included with continuous barrel hinge orders?
A: Both self-tapping and wood screws are included in continuous barrel hinge orders. Machine screws are available to order separately.
Q: Do you have to specify handing when ordering continuous barrel hinges?
A: The handing varies based upon application.
Q: What finishes are offered for continuous barrel hinges?
A: Continuous barrel hinges are available in USP & 32D finishes.
Q: What is the lead time for continuous barrel hinges?
A: The average lead time for stock continuous barrel hinges is 2 to 3 days from order receipt. Please consult the factory for lead times on made-to-order requests.
Q: What warranty do continuous barrel hinges have?
A: Continuous barrel hinges have a limited lifetime mechanical warranty for the life of the building and a 1 year electrical warranty.