Yale Friction Stays

Yale Friction Stays

  • Standard, Egress Only and Egress Easy Clean
  • Side hung opening angle up to 80 degrees


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A versatile friction hinge designed to suit a variety of applications while providing excellent weather sealing and draught proofing. Standard and highline stack heights are catered for.

The Friction Hinge can be fitted to PVCu, timber and aluminium windows. The hinge has smooth operation and easy friction adjustment; the slot hole format allows you to adjust the vent more easily.

The hinge has excellent weather sealing and draught proofing performance from extended enclosed end caps and asymmetrical vent arm.


  • Secured by Design compliant when fitted with Yale ancillary security devices
  • Egress hinge for side hung windows
  • Made from ferritic stainless steel
  • Highline stack height
  • Compatible with PVCu, timber and aluminium windows

Size Options:

  • Top Hung: 8”, 10”, 16”, 20”, 24”
  • Side Hung: 8”, 12”, 16”
  • Egress: 12” and 16”

Size and weight parameters for each friction stay size is viewable on the downloadable PDF.

What is PAS 24?

PAS 24 is an enhanced security performance test for door assembly requirements,  every component used within the door set tested must comply to the relevant British Standard for that component.

PAS 24 includes several security tests, such as:

  • Manual intervention
  • Mechanical loading
  • Hard and soft body impact

An example of the intensity of the testing, the mechanical loading tests subjects the door set to 4.5Kn of pressure, the equivalent of approximately 45 times the pressure used to tighten a car wheel nut.

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