Defender Plus

A heavy duty friction hinge 


  • Ability to carry a load of up to 50kg top-hung and 40kg side-hung
  • Asymmetric location system for reliable and accurate closure 
  • Slot-hole-slot vent fixing configuration for ease of adjustment and guaranteed fixing into reinforcement on PVC window frames
  • Improved weather sealing and draught proofing performance from asymmetrical vent arm form
  • Enclosed end cap to prevent ingress of debris and provide increased cavity tolerance 
  • Adjustable fricton cam in slider
  • Available in a highline variant for deeper profiles with cavities between 16mm and 18mm 
  • Top hung variant avaliable in ferritic and austenitic stainless steel* 
  • Side hung variant available in austenitic stainless steel as standard* 


  • 10 or 12 year Mechanical Guarantee** 
  • Endurance tested to 30,000 cycles 
  • Corrosion tested to minimum of 96 hours 
  • BBA certification 
  • Secured by Design approved 

*Standard ferritic (was 430) to BS EN 10088-2 Grade 1.4016 or Austenitic (was 304) stainless steel to BS EN 10088-2 Grade 1.4301 for enhanced corrosion resistance 

** 10-year Mechanical Guarantee for standard ferritic and 12-year Mechanical Guarantee for austenitic stainless steel 

Included within the Yale Lifetime Security Guarantee*

*Terms and conditions apply

Product Options
24" Top Hung 13mm ST/HT
24" Top Hung 16mm ST/HT
24" TOP HUNG 17mm ST/HT
24" Top Hung 13mm ST/HT - Austenitic
24" Top Hung 16mm ST/HT - Austenitic
24" TOP HUNG 17mm ST/HT - Austenitic
16" Side Hung 13.5mm ST/HT - Austenitic
16" Side Hung 16.5mm ST/HT - Austenitic
16" Side Hung 17.5mm ST/HT - Austenitic
24" Top Hung 13mm ST/HT - Timber Variant
24" Top Hung 13mm ST/HT - Austenitic - Timber Variant