While companies like PBB Alrex are well-established hinge suppliers, a side-by-side comparison with Waterson Closer Hinges indicates several eye-opening points.  If you want to understand more about our analysis, please fill out the form below.  Our sales team will contact you in person.

waterson hinges vs pbb alrex

 

Waterson hinges vs PBB Alrex

FACTORS WATERSON PBB ALREX
Fire Rated UL certified Intertek certified
Weight Capacity Up to 260lbs (3 hinges) Up to 150lbs (3 hinges)
Stainless Steel Grades 304, 316 marine 304
Closing Mechanism Mechanical, hydraulic hybrid Hydraulic
Adjustability Can disable closing force Cannot disable closing force
Size Availability 4×4, 4.5×4.5, 5×5, 6×6 4.5×4.5
Finish Choices US32D, US19, US10B, US4 US32D, US19
Origin Made in Taiwan Made in China
Function Type Swing clear, full mortise, full surface, half surface, glass, and gate Full mortise
Customization Size, template, material, logo, engraved details, etc. N/A
Installation Non-handed Handed
Speed Control * Visual numerical panel for price Spring adjustable
Exterior Use Available N/A
AVG Price (150 lbs Set) ** $307 $306

* The numerical panel provides precise tension setting and extended product life by averaging hinge settings.
** Based on 4.5″ hinge with black finish and hold open. Up to 150 lbs (Waterson) and 115 lbs (PBB Alrex)

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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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