For architects and builders, adhering to ADA compliance is a pivotal aspect of commercial design and construction. Products that seamlessly integrate functional design with adherence to ADA standards are essential for ensuring accessibility and safety in commercial environments.

ADA and ICC A117.1 compliant Waterson Hinge

ADA Compliance Certification

Commitment to ADA compliance is not just a business requirement; it’s a cornerstone of the development process. Through rigorous testing, including the use of door pressure gauges, Waterson ensures that our door hinge products meet ADA force and speed requirements. This meticulous approach guarantees that commercial buildings equipped with Waterson hinges adhere to ADA requirements for doors, providing ease of access and enhanced all-age user experience.

Comply with the Standards

Waterson swing clear self-closing hinges offer ADA recessed door clearance, exceptional durability, ADA door opening force with 5lbs, and a sleek design with multiple finish options. These innovative features combine to provide outstanding functionality and aesthetic appeal, making them perfect for high-end commercial businesses.

The testing process for ADA compliance is thorough and detailed. Each product is tested for its low force and speed adjustment, ensuring it meets the stringent ADA standards. Hinges designed for ADA compliance typically offer a controlled closing force, preventing doors from slamming shut and making them easier to use for individuals with disabilities.

Waterson ADA Compliant Heavy Duty Self Closing Hinges

Waterson Closer Hinges combine an overhead closer and hinge into one attractive component with optional hold-open and door stop features. Waterson hinges are ideal for commercial openings, gates, and glass doors. These closer hinges are easily installed and adjusted to comply with ADA & ICC A117.1 requirements for opening force and to assure quiet, secure closing. Made with stainless steel, Waterson closer hinges meet NFPA 80 and are UL 3-hour fire-rated, as well as being suitable for both interior and all-weather exterior openings. See all our features.

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Please note that Waterson Closer Hinges start from a size of 4″x4″. If you’re in need of smaller self-closing hinges, we’d recommend checking out some other resources! Also, we only provide single acting closer hinges. Thank you.

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