Parliament hinges perform the same function as Broad Butt hinges but have a reduced shaped knuckle area which gives the hinge a more traditional apperance. This reduction in knuckle has the adverse effect of flexing if heavy or oversized doors are hung on them, in these cases the Broad Butt hinge should be used.
Parliament hinges are used when standard size hinges are unable to swing the door leaf clear of an obtrusion such as thick architraves , brickwork or when the door frame is set back from the exterior cladding.
Please note that the knuckle of the hinge does not always need to project past the obtrusion for the door to swing clear as the door leaf is fixed at the end of the hinge leaf.
All our brass hinges are manufactured from brass extrusion, this ensures conformity in size, they are then polished and coated with a protective clear lacquer.
Our range of brass hinges also include different surface finishes such as Bronze, Satin Chrome and Satin Nickel which compliment other leading brands of hardware in NZ.
Special finishes are available on request.