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Architectural-grade continuous hinges


SELECT Products aluminum geared continuous door hinges are a secure and long-term solution for high-traffic commercial door openings. SELECT geared hinges, designed for new construction or retrofit applications, reduce maintenance costs while outperforming traditional hinges in schools, offices, airports, storefronts, hotels and public and industrial buildings.

  • Tested to last five decades – Independent lab tests prove SELECT geared continuous hinges withstand 25 million open/close cycles more than 60 years of high-traffic use. That means long life that reduces maintenance costs and hassles. See how.
  • Covered by the only Continuous Warranty – SELECT offers the only Continuous Warranty the warranty that never ends for the hinge that never quits that covers any geared hinge failure under normal use. Durability and worry-free performance ... guaranteed in writing.
  • Certified by the U.S. Department of State – After brutal testing that included high-powered rifle fire and assault with sledgehammers, wedges and other tools, a SELECT geared hinge was awarded the U.S. State Department's highest-level certification. See article.
  • See geared hinge drawings and architectural specifications.


For those situations requiring stainless steel, SELECT Products also offers stainless steel pin & barrel continuous door hinges.

  • Matches, contrasts or accents – Complement your building's design with reliable durability.
  • Resists corrosion – Stainless steel stands strong and beautiful in corrosive environments.
  • Guaranteed – Warranted to be free of material and workmanship defects for 25 years.

See pin & barrel hinge drawings and architectural specifications.

Pin & barrel continuous hinges are 3-hour fire rated, while geared hinges are 90-minute fire rated, with optional 3-hour fire rating. Whichever hinge you choose, you'll get friendly, knowledgeable service and fast shipping with our industry-leading Geared to Ship in 48 Hours promise.