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Before making a decision on Frameless glass pool fencing or your Glass pool fence installer, take a minute to understand the most important part of your Glass pool fence, The glass pool fence gate and glass pool gate hinges.

Polaris Soft Close glass gate hinges are designed & manufactured specifically for Frameless Glass Pool Fencing & Frameless glass gates.

Developed by Glass Hardware Australia, Polaris Hinges are a unique self-closing hinge designed for use on all outdoor and indoor frameless glass applications. Polaris Hinges exceed the tough requirements of frameless glass pool fencing standards in Australia.

The Polaris Soft Close Hinge is designed to be resistant to chemicals, to operate in a wet environment and to withstand constant outdoor use and the harsh Australian weather. To be used as a glass pool fence hinge meant it had to be durable, reliable and last more than ten years. The sleek stainless steel construction makes it strong but also stylish and attractive.

The Polaris Soft Close Hinge uses a spring and shock absorbers to ensure gentle self-closing every time from any position whether fully or only slightly open, not only making it safe but also quiet in operation.

As a glass pool fence hinge it is the safest and most reliable hinge in the industry complying with the stringent Australian Standards AS1926 and AS 2820. Both the Royal Life Saving Society Australia and the Samuel Morris Foundation—organisations dedicated to preventing child drownings—have endorsed the Polaris Soft Close Hinge for use in Australian pools.

If you are looking for Self-closing gate hinges, soft close pool gate hinges, a pool gate latch, pool gate locks or glass gate locks, then you are looking for a Polaris Soft Close Hinge.

In 2010 & 2016 the Polaris Soft Close Hinge was awarded a prestigious Australian International Design Mark™ Award. Presented by Standards Australia, the Australian International Design Awards is Australia’s premier design assessment program. Products were judged for their innovation, visual and emotional appeal, functionality, quality of manufacturing, usability (ergonomics and safety) and environmental sustainability.

Michael Stuart, the CEO of Glass Hardware Australia, is an industry insider with significant, first-hand experience of installation (and materials supply) and understands the needs of customers, installers and other major stakeholders in the industry. His passionate concern for the safety of glass pool fences and pool gate hinges has driven him to develop a soft close hinge that exceeds Australia’s safety standards for glass pool fences and is suitable for a range of indoor and outdoor applications. The Polaris Soft Close Hinge is a state-of-the-art product that is unrivalled in design, style and safety.