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Estate 180 Series Antique Brass 180° Glass-to-Glass Hinge

EST180
180 Estate Hinge . . . . ( 26 max )
  • Designed for 3/8" or 1/2" glass
  • Solid Brass Construction
  • Self-Centering when within 15°of closed Position
  • Swing 90° in and 90° out
  • Three Year Warranty
  • The Estate Series of professional frameless shower door hinges is capable to accommodate 3/8 to 1/2 inch (10 to 12 millimeter) tempered safety glass. An assortment of 4 styles, including Wall Mount and Glass-to-Glass types, gives layout flexibility and enables the developer/installer to produce custom enclosures constrained only by their imagination. These beautifully finished solid brass solid Estate Hinges make it possible to mount 3/8 to 1/2 inch (10 to 12 millimeter) heavy shower doors without any surrounding frames, so the doorway has a nearly "suspended" appearance. The Estates heavy-duty stainless steel springs let the door to swing 90° in and 90° out. A friction cam permits the door to be firmly maintained in any position, besides when within 15° of the closed position, where it is tapered to help in centering the door.

Weight & Width*
3/8" (10 mm ) Glass**
1/2" ( 12 mm ) Glass***
2 Hinges (Max Door Width)

28  in.

26  in.

2 Hinges ( Max Door Weight)

80  lbs.

80  lbs.

3 Hinges (Max Door Width )

34  in.

30  in.

3 Hinges (Max Door Weight )

120  lbs.

120  lbs.

* NOTE: Do not exceed either maximum weight or width when choosing proper quantity of hinges.

** 3/8" glass weighs 4.78 lbs. per sq.ft.

*** 1/2" glass weighs 6.36 lbs. per sq.ft.

Glass Cutout:

The cutout for the hinge allows some adjustment in door position after installation. The positioning of the cutout is subjective, but tempering facilities have minimum distances from the end of the glass to the notch. It is important that the hinge is centered in the cutout for the initial installation to have maxium adjustiability.

 

EST180 Cutout

Maintenance Guidelines:

• Our hinges are greased at the factory for quiet and trouble-free operation. If there is any squeaking that occurs after installation, put a drop of "3 in 1 Oil" (also known as "household oil") on the white nylon washer that the hinge body pivots on. This washer is the component that acts as a buffer, so the body of the hinge doesn't pivot directly on the brass center block. This solution doesn't require the disassembly of the hinge.
Note: Do not use spray lubricant on these hinges. If the hinge has been disassembled, upon re-assembly, use white lithium grease to lubricate the interior mechanism.

Never use an abrasive cleaner on the hardware. Many of the components are coated with a clear lacquer that will be irreparably damaged if subjected to harsh, abrasive chemicals. Advise your customer that drying the hardware with a clean, soft towel on a daily basis is the best way to maintain the hardware. If mineral deposits build-up, mix a couple of drops of a mild liquid soap (such as Ivory or a similar product) into a cup of warm water. Using a soft, non-abrasive cloth, clean the hardware. Rinse thoroughly with clean, warm water and dry.