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How to Install Double Acting Spring Hinges

Double acting spring hinges permit doors to open in either direction and automatically return to the closed position. They are available in sizes to accommodate a wide range of door sizes and weights. For help selecting the proper size double acting spring hinge for your doors size and weight see: Bommer Double Acting Hinge Selection Charts.

Guide lines for Double Acting Spring Hinge Locations on Doors.

It is advisable to use three hinges on each door. The center hinge should be installed as close as possible to the top hinge for maximum support.

double acting hinge location on door

Installing Double Acting Spring Hinges on Double Doors.

Even if the hinges you are installing are non-adjustable tension, you should reverse the hinges on one door for proper operation.

install double acting hinge on double doors

Download Installation Instructions for Bommer Double Acting Spring Hinges:
Bommer 3023 Series Installation (PDF)
Bommer 3024 Series Installation (PDF)
Bommer 3029 Series Installation (PDF)
Bommer 3044 Series Installation (PDF)

Also see: How to Adjust Spring Hinges, How to Adjust Spring Pivots and Bommer Double Acting Hinge Selection Charts.



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