The back service door often use to streamline goods delivery, effectively easing traffic and congestion within commercial environments. It facilitates orderly access for employees and delivery personnel by segregating entry points, thus improving workflow and safety. Therefore, choosing suitable commercial back door hinges is essential for the seamless functionality of this service entrance.

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Commercial Back Door Concerns

Common materials for commercial back doors are usually robust steel or metal to suit industrial operations. However, steel doors are heavy, which limits the choice of durable hinges. These doors, although not as frequently accessed as front doors, endure more industrial wear and tear. Ensuring they operate efficiently with minimal maintenance is challenging. Additionally, they must comply with industrial building codes.

Heavy Duty Hinges for Commercial Steel Doors

For environments demanding security and durability, Waterson’s commercial steel door hinges are a superior choice. Designed specifically for commercial settings, these stainless steel hinges combine exceptional strength with compliance to critical safety standards. Here’s why Waterson stand out:

  • Durability: Surpasses 1,000,000 cycles in durability tests.
  • Weight Capacity: Capable of supporting over 260 lbs with a set of three hinges.
  • Hinge Code Application: Meets California Building Code 2016 (1126A.4.2 Spring hinges), ADA 404.2.8.2 standards, and even more!
  • Energy-efficient: Incorporate a buffering feature that slows down the door’s closing speed as it approaches the closed position
  • Hold-Open: Doors stay open at 90 degrees and automatically close when pushed below 80 degrees.
  • Unrestricted Opening: Maintains the door’s full opening range without limitations.

However, kindly note that this feature does not apply to fire-rated doors.

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Waterson Heavy Duty Commercial Steel Door Hinges

Waterson Closer Hinge combine an overhead closer and hinge into one attractive component with optional hold-open and door stop features. These 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 one of the best door hinges 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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