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PREVENTING SUICIDE

If this hinge looks uninteresting, that is an achievement not a criticism. Royde & Tucker has developed it as its HILOAD anti-ligature hinge to preclude self-harm by preventing a ligature being put over the knuckle, or between the door and doorframe. It has a chamfered edge and a security faceplate through the hinge leaf using Resistorx screws.

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