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Hager 1253, Single Acting Spring, Square Corner, Steel Hinge

Hager 1253, Single Acting Spring, Square Corner, Steel Hinge

Half Surface Architectural, single acting spring hinge, by Hager, with three knuckles and square corner. Spring hinge for automatic closing of door. Steel with steel components. Variety of sizes and finishes available.

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Made in USA
SKU H1253_8126
Size 4-1/2"
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This commercial grade Architectural hinge is a half surface spring hinge. It is square corner, single acting and for the use of automatic closing of doors. 

  • Spring Hinge: A hinge fitted with one or more springs to close a door automatically. This hinge meets codes for hotels, motels, institutions and commercial buildings.

  • Single Acting: Contains one barrel with spring inside.

  • Available Sizes: (chart)

Hinge Size Gauge of Metal Hole Count Machine Screw Size
  Inches   mm       Door Leaf   Jamb Leaf
  4-1/2"   114   0.134   7
   2 x 1/4-20 with
  grommet nuts
  1/2 x 12-24
  • Additional Hinge Dimensions. (chart) 

Hinge Size
 Door Leaf Width 
Jamb Leaf Width
Door Leaf Offset


  Inches   mm   Inches   mm   Inches   mm       Inches   mm       Inches   mm
  4-1/2"    114    2-9/16"   65   2"   52   1/2"   14  1-1/2"   38
  • Door Size and Weight recommendations: (chart)

  Size Recommended Max Door Wt 
# of

# of Ball Bearing Hinges

Spring Hinge Location
  4-1/2"   70   32   1   2   Center
  115   52   2   1   Top or Bottom
  150   68   3   --   All
  • Available Finishes: Prime Coat, Bright Brass, Satin Brass, Satin Bronze, Antique Bronze Lacquered, Antique Bronze Oiled, Satin Chromium Plated (Finishes comply with BHMA codes. See Product Data Tab.)

  • Custom finishes available. For details and pricing please contact us or call us at 845-388-1300.

  • Materials: Steel with steel components.

  • For maximum versatility, use all spring hinges or a combination of spring and ball bearing hinges. Do not use plain bearing hinges.

  • Adjustable Tension: You could set the tension easily, as you need, using a tension bar and set pin (provided). See Installation Instructions for more information.

  • Full spring tension may not be required.

  • Strong wind conditions, drafts, carpeting drag, twisted/misaligned frames or weatherstripping on doors may require additional spring hinges.

  • Usage on Fire Rated Doors: NFPA 80 has restricted the use of architectural grade spring hinges to fire rated doors of a maximum size of 3'0" x 7'0". Hager spring hinges have been tested and labeled for up to a 4'0" x 8'0" door when a minimum of three springs are used.

  • Accessories Included: Tension adjustment bar; set pin; installation screws.

  • Priced per piece.

Please note, images are for illustrative purposes only. They are not actual photos. Therefore, actual colors may vary slightly and size may be enlarged to show detail. See product data tab for exact measurements.

This product has a 3 year guarantee against defects in workmanship and materials.

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Product Data

Click to Print Spring Hinge Template

Click to Print Installation Instructions


Spring Hinge Template.

All finishes comply with BHMA (Builders Hardware Manufacturing Association) Standard A156.18:

  • Prime Coat-USP
  • Bright Brass-US3
  • Satin Brass-US4
  • Satin Bronze-US10
  • Antique Bronze Laquered-US10A
  • Antique Bronze Oiled-US10B
  • Satin Chromium Plated-US26D

Hinge complies with ANSI K81081F.

Shipping / Returns
  • Ship Time:
    • This item is made to order and requires a lead time of 2-4 weeks.
    • If in stock, expedite options are available and will ship within 2-5 days. Please call to confirm stock and expediting options.
    • Ships via major carriers, such as UPS or FedEx Ground, with tracking information provided
  • Domestic Shipping Fees- (Hawaii and Alaska not Included):
    • FREE SHIPPING on orders over $200.00 (excludes oversized and freight orders).
    • There will be a flat $19.99 shipping and handling fee on orders under $200.00.
    • Oversized Items: Items 86" and above have an oversize surcharge of $70.00
    • Freight Orders: Items 95" and above require freight shipment and have a shipping charge of $150.00
    • Orders totals above $1,500.00 will ship free, regardless of size.
  • Alaska and Hawaii, Canada, and International Shipping:
  • Returns:
    • These items are non-returnable.
    • We are commited to your satisfaction. As a courtesy, we may, at our discretion accept returns with a minimum 30% restock fee.
    • Please call or email us to receive an RMA number before returning. No returns will be processed without an RMA number.
    • Return shipping is customer's responsibility. A return address will be provided with RMA#.
    • If you are shipping via USPS (not recommended) do NOT require signature as we will not be able to pick up your package from local post office facility.
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