Markar FM3500 Edge Mount Security Hinge
Markar hinges have been setting the standard for the industry since 1969. They were the first manufacturer of a continuous pin and barrel hinge line that now includes over 75 standard models for a wide variety of applications.
The strongest hinges are found in the 3500 series. These are manufactured of heavy duty 12 gauge stainless steel with a hospital tip as a standard feature. Each hinge in the series is intended for heavy traffic areas and can withstand frequent use and high abuse. It is suitable for correctional facilities and other high-security locations. And edge mount, two full surface security hinges and a hinge guard are available in the series.
The 600 series is made of heavy-duty 14 gauge 316 stainless steel and supports up to 600 lbs. It is available in an edge mount.
The 300 series is made from heavy-duty 14 gauge 304 stainless steel and also supports up to 600 lbs. This series has the widest variety of hinges available, including styles with Markar’s Adjust-A-Screw feature.
The hinges range from an edge mount to swing clear hinge guards for square edge doors. Markar developed this variety of hinges in response to customer feedback, so it would be surprising if you could not locate the hinge for your standard application in this series.
The 200 series is designed for high traffic interior doors. The series is manufactured of carbon steel and comes in a gray powder coat primer.
Hinges in the 200 series are edge mounts, full surface 1/8” inset and full surface flush mount, and a half surface hinge.
The 100 series is extruded aluminum and is the only series not fire rated. They are available in the same models as the 200 series, in addition to a half mortise hinge.
Material to be 12 gauge (.105) stainless steel
Beginning in 1969, Markar hardware has been leading the way in the design and manufacture of architectural grade adjustable continuous hinges and edge guards. Having designed the world's first adjustable continuous edge guard, Markar has been continuing their tradition of innovating design by incorporating customer feedback and intensive research to provide the highest-quality products that can take a beating.
Markar hinge and guard durability are unrivaled in the industry. Most Markar hardware is both fire and hurricane rated to varying degrees. The quality built into every Markar hinge guarantees the product will last years to come - regardless of weather, fire or high traffic situations.
Markar hardware is proud to offer their products in a multitude of colors and finishes to suit your need. In fact, if you can’t find what you are looking for, Markar offers custom powder coating and special anodized finishes that will satisfy even the select edge guard customers. All finishes are both US Standard & BHMA Finishes, providing a true color with minimal fading.
With over 75 unique continuous hinge models under their belt, you can bet that Markar takes their products seriously. And, in a continuing effort to stand by their products, Markar has developed a range of excellent service and support options. No matter if you are a buyer, installer, or end user Markar’s support system has what you need to get the job done right.
ANSI/BHMA Standard A156.26
1.1 This Standard establishes requirements for architectural continuous hinges used in building construction. Cycle, finish, abuse, overload, vertical wear, and strength tests are included. 1.2 Tests described in this Standard are performed under laboratory conditions. In actual usage, results vary because of installation, maintenance, and environmental conditions.
3500 Series Stainless Steel Security Hinges
Ideal for use in heavy traffic areas and designed to withstand high abuse and frequent use, the 3500 series is perfectly suited for correctional facilities and other high-security locations. Examples include prison doors, gates, extremely tall doors and heavy doors up to 900 lbs.
The 3500 series is fabricated with heavy-duty 12 gauge stainless steel and a hospital tip is a standard feature.
Classified in accordance with UBC standard 7-2 for positive pressure
20 minutes – wood doors
90 minutes – hollow metal and composite core wood fire doors
3 hours – hollow metal doors mounted singly
Continuous hinges shall be full height piano-type hinge providing full height door support.
Supports weights up to 900 lbs. 4'0" maximum door width
.187" diameter stainless steel pin (rod)
Each knuckle 2", including nylon bearing at each separation for a quiet, smooth, self-lubricating operation
Optional Finish: US32 Bright Stainless Steel (629),
Scratch-Resistant Powder Coated Paint.
All hinges shall be furnished with manufacturer’s recommended hardware pack per specific model application
Must be able to carry UL label for fire rated doors and frames up to 3 hours
Symmetrically templated hole pattern