You most likely recognize the SHUT-IT brand as the “badass” hinges of gate hardware.

Locks4Gates, a division of Architectural Iron Designs, is now offering the Shut-It hinges. Visit locks4gates.com to see what hinge will work for your gate.

Why choose SHUT-IT hinges?

  • CNC machined to the tightest tolerances in the industry
  • Unique bushing design produces nearly frictionless movement and maintenance free usage
  • Highest quality sealed radial ball bearings never need greasing or maintenance
  • Steel stover lock nuts used to prevent loosening and slipping
  • Slotted yokes for horizontal adjustability

These BadAss Hinges have:

Zinc Electroplating

  • Long-lasting rust and corrosion protection
  • No need to grind off before welding
  • Available on all components except, aluminum, stainless steel & rusted look

Sealed Bearings

  • Require no greasing
  • Maintenance free
  • Hinge options with 1, 2, 3 and 4 bearings per hinge
  • Performs better with longer life than roller cages that require periodic greasing
  • Stainless steel model includes stainless steel sealed bearings

Yoke (mount to post)

  • Straight bends in yoke provide maximum horizontal adjustment range
  • Straight bends in yoke provide maximum welding surface

Stover Lock Nut

  • Uniquely shaped threads that provide a vibration resistant friction fit so the nut stays put
  • Top thread section is deformed to create two or three locking zones - Can be reused 2-3 times
  • These all metal locknuts withstand higher temperatures than nylon insert lock nuts

Body (mount to gate)

  • Fits round or flat surfaces

Tightest tolerance in the industry

  • Virtually frictionless rotation

Spacer (bushing)

  • Distributes load directly onto the center ring of the sealed bearings for optimal performance and long life

Shaft

  • 100-year hinge comes with upgraded yoke and Grade 8 shaft (bolt)