Technical Information

Material Specification

Cooke Brothers manufacture all products from high quality, fully traceable material sources that when correctly specified will provide the correct level of protection for the chosen environment.  The list below covers the standard range of material options.

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Stainless Steel

S316 - Stainless Steel Grade 316

Marine Grade Stainless Steel specified for high corrosion environments including coastal and high humidity applications. Grade 316 is available as standard on our LoadMaster range and can be specified for other product ranges. Stainless steel hinges are recommended for all potentially corrosive or weather exposed installations.

EN1008-2 1.4401
Stainless Steel

S304 - Stainless Steel Grade 304

Our most widely specified grade of Stainless Steel, suitable for both internal and external applications, available on all product ranges excluding LoadMaster. Stainless steel hinges are recommended for all potentially corrosive or weather exposed installations.

EN10088-2 1.4301
Stainless steel

SS - Stainless steel Grade 430

Inferior grades of stainless steel, subject to some corrosion in external or damp environments.

EN10088-2 1.4016
Mild Steel

M - Mild Steel

A strong base material, relying on its protective finish to provide corrosion resistance. Generally used on internal applications rather than externally.

EN10130 2006 DC01
Brass

Br - Brass

A relatively soft alloy of copper and zinc, which is only offered as a special for non fire door applications.

BS EN 1652:1998
Aluminium

Al - Aluminium

Not offered within the Phoenix architectural hinge range.

EN485-1