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Hinges & Friction Stays

Friction Hinges 13mm Stack Height

A broken friction stay is often indicated by a small gap in the corners of the hinge side of the sash which causes the window to let in draught and outside noise. Another failure is caused by the plastic friction block seizing and eventually snapping, you are then left unable to close the sash tightly. Replacement friction hinges are available for UPVC, Aluminium and in some cases wooden windows. All hinges are manufactured form high quality 430 grade stainless steel and as with all friction stays incorporates an adjustable slider to suite both loading and environmental conditions. Friction stays are available in 12" and 16" side hung and top hung from 8" up to 24" and in both 13mm and 17mm stack height to suite different variations of window profile. All friction hinges are sold in pairs

Egress and Easy Clean Friction Hinge

The egress easy clean friction stay combines both emergency escape with an easy clean facility The egress friction hinge opens to an angle of up to 90 degree and allows the sash to travel over to the corner of the opening to allow for an easy exit in an emergency. The easy clean function is worked by pressing the release button built within the hinge and then sliding the sash over to allow for easy cleaning, the sash resets automatically when the sash is closed in the normal way. They are manufactured in 430 grade stainless steel and offer improved performance and weather sealing due to the nylon reduced friction end cap. They are only suitable for side hung window sashes. Available in 12" &16" lengths 13mm stack height and 18mm wide.


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