These 8″ uPVC Window Hinge hinges are designed to stay in an open position by means of friction and are common on top-hung and side-hung windows of uPVC or aluminum.
Features & Benefits
Enhanced weather sealing – enclosed end caps, asymmetric location system, and profiled vent are all help
Long life expectancy – uses Thermoplastic components and tested to 30,000 cycles
Smooth operation – patented lipped slider
Easy friction adjustment – without metal-to-metal contact
Friction screw misuse eliminated – robust cam friction device
Common symptoms of failing friction hinges
* Difficulty opening and closing the window?
* Window not closing tightly into the frame?
* Draughts through the closed window despite gaskets in place?
* Window fails to stay in position when partially open?
If you experience any of the above then you should consider repairing or replacing the hinges, before the situation gets worse and also becomes a security risk.