- Door slamming could cause possible life-long figure injuries.
The US National Safety Council reports that more than 300,000 door-related injuries requiring emergency room treatment take place each year. For example, fast-moving, slamming doors can catch an unsuspecting young person’s fingers causing possible life-long injuries. Incidents like these happen fairly often, but they can be easily preventable.
Waterson closer hinges are equipped with highly-effective speed control mechanisms, which ensure controlled closing and safe speeds. The Waterson hydraulic hybrid closer is designed with an innovative oil-controlled dynamic braking system. This guarantees safe closing speeds better than traditional spring hinges due to the combined oil braking and precise spring tension-setting mechanism.
As a result, we can prevent doors from slamming. Designed to meet strict ADA greater-than-five-seconds closing requirements, Waterson hinges are suitable for disabled individuals, as well as young children. Learn ADA
Waterson Closer Hinge Systems combine door closers, spring hinges, and an optional hold open feature into one attractive & unobtrusive component. Our closer hinges are easily adjustable 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 suitable for both interior and all-weather exterior openings.
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