Select Hinge SL57 HD 83" Clear Full Surface Hinge


The SL5783CLH Full Surface Geared Continuous Hinge is part of Select Hinges

Delivery: The Select Hinge SL57 HD 83" Clear Full Surface Hinge is factory-ordered, please allow 8-10 business days' lead time.




Select Hinges SL57 HD 83" Clear Full Surface Hinge

Fits narrow (7/8") frame face. Tamper resistant, removable door leaf cover. 1/16" door inset. Standard barrel nuts accommodate 1-3/8" to 1-3/4" doors. Long barrel nuts available for 2" to 2-1/4" doors.

All SL57 geared continuous hinges are BHMA Grade 1 certified.

The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) gives its highly-coveted acceptance seal to the ligature-resistant SL57 topped with the new metal TIPIT®LM.

Behavioral health and hospital facility managers charged with eliminating ligature and self-harm risks for their patients have a new solution for their entryways. SELECT is thrilled to announce that the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYS-OMH) Patient Safety Standards Guidelines and the Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) Behavioral Health Design Guide have recently accepted the SELECT SL57 aluminum full surface geared continuous hinge topped with the new, patented metal TIPIT LM. This ligature-resistant combination may be used when renovating or building new facilities to meet The Joint Commission's accreditation and certification standards.

The SELECT SL57 is the only full surface geared continuous hinge to receive NYS-OMH's highly-coveted acceptance seal. The NYS-OMH recommends the SL57 for all inswinging and outswinging doors in inpatient units. It specifies that the SL57 must be used with a SELECT metal TIPIT to eliminate the ligature point at the top of the hinge.

The new TIPIT LM is made of durable aluminum and securely fastens to the door frame header with tamper-resistant Torx® security screws. The angle cut TIPIT LM leaves no exposed edges and can top most SELECT or other brands of geared continuous hinges. It is exclusively available through SELECT distributors. If you need to reduce ligature and safety risks in a new or existing entryway, don't wait for a Joint Commission inspection to go into fast-compliance action mode. Consider installing the SL57 with the new TIPIT LM. Paired together, they are the easiest way to make facilities safer for decades.

Material: Extruded 6063 T6 aluminum alloy with self-lubricating polyester thrust bearings.
Lengths: 83", 85", 95", and 120" lengths standard for nominal door heights.
Finish: All SL57 hinges are stocked clear and Dark Bronze anodized aluminum.
Load Frequency Ratings: For 1-3/8" - 1-3/4" door standard; long barrel nuts available for 2" - 2-1/4" doors. 48" max. door width in 16 gauge hollow metal (min.) or 1/8" aluminum (min.).
Standard Duty (SD) - Tested per BHMA standards for medium-frequency doors up to 200 lb. without frame or door reinforcement.
Heavy Duty (HD) - Tested per BHMA standards. Up to 200 lb. doors (high-frequency) and up to 400 lb. doors (medium-frequency) without frame or door enforcement; up to 600 lb. doors (low-frequency) with the use of Rivnuts in the frame.
BHMA Certification: SL57SD and SL57HD geared continuous hinges conform to BHMA Standard ANSI/BHMA A156.26-2006 Grade 1.

SL57 Hinge Screw Count


SELECT Advantages

Pair-Matched Hinge Leaves
Manufactured together, machined together and anodized together, making SELECT hinges fit your doors better and last longer. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Lifetime Lubrication
Eliminates the need for periodic maintenance. Quiet performance. Fights gear cap wear. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Anodized After Machining
Delivers superior wear, durability and life. Inhibits corrosion. Few hinge makers follow SELECT's lead in using this superior manufacturing process.

Meets Leed Requirements
Made from recycled aluminum. Reduces environmental impact and qualifies for LEED points. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Patented 3-Hr. Fire Rating
Most SELECT hinges are fired rated for 90 minutes. 3-Hr. fire rating, optional at extra cost, approved for positive/negative pressure. No fire pins or studs required. Patented design innovation. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Consistent Templating
Hole pattern is identical on both Standard and Heavy Duty models, so SELECT hinges line up precisely for easier and faster installation. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Coated Fasteners
Provide additional corrosion protection with either self-drilling, threat-forming (SDTF) or threat-forming (TF) screws. An exclusive SELECT benefit.

Special Orders: For pricing on any SELECT Hinges not on this page please contact Taylor via e-mail ( or call 1-800-676-7670.



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