Adjustment Instructions

Waterson hinges are easily adjustable and re-adjustable simply with two allen wrenches in just minutes.  Our instructions include two parts: How To Adjust and Adjustment Process. Follow our procedure to get the optimal closing experience.

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US AREA 
Set A3 ( SA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set B3 ( DS.HA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set C3 ( SB.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set D3 ( DS.HA.SB ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set A4 ( DS.SA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set B4 ( DS.HA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set C4 ( SB.SA.SA1.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set D4 ( DS.SB.HA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
US AREA 
Set A3 ( SA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set B3 ( DS.HA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set C3 ( SB.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set D3 ( DS.HA.SB ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set A4 ( DS.SA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set B4 ( DS.HA.SA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set C4 ( SB.SA.SA1.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download
Set D4 ( DS.SB.HA.SA1 ) – Waterson self-closing hinge adjustment manual Download

How To Adjust 

Please note that Waterson offers a variety of product codes including K51M, K51SWRH, K51P, K51L, and K51GG, among others. However, the adjustment process remains consistent and is categorized based on codes A, B, C, and D.

Below are clear instructions on how to adjust the following functions and features:

K51M-A3 (SA.SA.SA1)

K51M-B3 (DS.HA.SA1)

K51M-C3 (SB.SA.SA1)

K51M-D3 (DS.HA.SB)

H1 Tension Setting
H2 Swing Speed
H3 Latch Speed
H4 Hold- open
H5 Hydraulic power
H6 Hydraulic zone

H1 Tension

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H1 Tension

H2 Swing Speed

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H2 Swing Speed

H3 Latch Speed

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H3 Latch Speed

H4 Hold-open

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H4 Hold-open

H5 Hydraulic power

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H5 Hydraulic power

H6 Hydraulic zone

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H6 Hydraulic zone