The hinge system for commercial flush doors with swing-clear requirements in health care facilities


Safety, efficiency and practicality – these play a crucial role in planning healthcare buildings. Whether it is a nursing home, hospital or a rehabilitation clinic: The requirements regarding functionality, quality and design are higher today than ever before.


A New Reality

SIMONSWERK recognizes the value in maximizing the clearance of an opening in specific applications. When the door is opened to a 90° angle, the VARIANT Care hinge system provides a swing clear opening without the obstruction of the door. This facilitates the smooth moving of beds, wheel chairs and equipment and optimizes logistics within hospital corridors.


The VARIANT Care hinge system is especially suitable for flush doors in health care facilities. Recommended for use with hollow metal frames and wood doors, the VARIANT Care hinge also features maintenance-free slide bearings and a UL listing for 180 minute fire door. In addition, this hinge system offers a three-way adjustability feature.


  • For hollow metal frame installations with wood or hollow metal doors
  • Easily adjustable in three dimensions
  • Load capacities of up to 100 kg (220 lbs.)
  • UL listed for 180 minute fire door


Product overview VARIANT Care


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For non-rebated heavy-duty doors in the construction industry for nursing and healthcare buildings

 Product characteristics

  • Unrestricted passage throughout frame rebate
  • For timber, steel and aluminium frames
  • For doors 40–70 mm thick

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