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DTC Top Stays

A Totally New Experience in Lift-Up Doors

Attractive design and absolute functionality are the two most important aspects in today’s kitchen. The Top Stays lift system offers just that through an inconspicuous look and a rugged, yet customizable design. The hinge-less lift system is an optimal upper cabinet solution for saving space and increasing access to multiple upper cabinets simultaneously.

Top Stays Lift System from DTC

Total Freedom

Top Stays lifts cabinet doors up and away, allowing unobstructed access to the complete interior of your upper cabinets. You will also gain access to multiple cabinets at once without having to work around the doors themselves, which can remain open while you are working in your kitchen.

Top Stays Lift System

Total Control

An evolution in motion control, Top Stays are the pinnacle in cabinet door movement. While being very easy to open, the Top Stays system can hover open at any position and provide a perfect soft-close. The hovering and soft-close functions have a wide range of adjustments to suit any size, shape, or weight of door.

Top Stays

Total Piece of Mind

Rigorous engineering and design have gone in to making the Top Stays an extremely reliable home solution. Certified to exceed European standards with over 60,000 test cycles, Top Stays will excel through excessive daily use. Fully backed by our Lifetime Warranty, you can rest assured that this incredible home solution will last a lifetime.

Top Stays

Total Harmony

Add some zen to your kitchen by matching wide upper cabinet doors to your wide drawer fronts. This subtle but distinguished look is made possible when you select the Top Stays lift system to power your upper doors.

EXPERIENCE THE NEW WAY TO LIFT YOUR DOORS

top stays easy to open

Easy to open

Only a small amount of force is needed to open your cabinet door. The spring arm assists in pushing the door open until the point of equilibrium.

stays open at any position

Stays open at any position

Adjustable force control enables fine tuning of the door opening and point of equilibrium in order to better match any door's weight or material. Add restrictor clips to limit the opening angle when needed.

Perfect Soft close

Perfect Soft-close

With integrated soft-close function that can be adjusted to precisely match your door, you can ensure a perfect close every single time.

Total Design

Choose between two cover cap colours, White or Dark Grey, match to any modern project design.

DARK GREY Cover Cap

Top Stays Dark Grey Cover Cap

WHITE Cover Cap

Top Stays White Cover Cap

Choose between two cover cap colours, White or Dark Grey, match to any modern project design.

100 Degree Restrictor Clip

100 Degree restrictor Clip

75 Degree Restrictor Clip

75 Degree restrictor Clip
Top Stays Cycle Test Report

Total Quality

Top Stays are certified to exceed European standards with over 60,000 test cycles - 20,000 more than basic testing - ensuring a lifetime of use.

Technical resources

The Top Stays lift system is easy to install. Two drilling guide pins help align the mechanism precisely into place within your cabinet. Drawer fronts are clipped in securely using a tool-free mounting plate. Top Stays can be precisely adjusted for the weight of the door, both in the hovering stop position and soft-closing speed. You also have full three-way adjustment of your door for perfect gap alignment.

HOW TO ORDER? CALCULATE POWER FACTORS

Power Factor = Overall Cabinet Height (mm) x Door Weight (kg) including 2x handle weight

Use the Power Factor formula to calculate your specific door's inputs, and select the appropriate weighted lift mechanism.

Top Stays Power Factor Visual Selection Chart
Top Stays Power Factor Calculator

Easy Online Calculator

Top Stays are certified to exceed European standards with over 60,000 test cycles - 20,000 more than basic testing - ensuring a lifetime of use.

  • Door Height
  • Door Weight
  • Door Thickness
  • Door Material

We calculate your estimated door weight and make a recommendation for which strength will best suit your door.

In borderline cases, we suggest you move up to the next strength and do a trial application.


Full Range of Adjustments

Stop Angle ​​​​​​​Hovering

Stop Angle(Hovering)

Depending on the height and weight of your cabinet door, you may need to increase or decrease the door opening force to adjust the natural stop angle (hovering) position.

Soft-close Speed

Soft-close Speed

Adjustable force control enables fine tuning of the door opening and point of equilibrium in order to better match any door's weight or material. Add restrictor clips to limit the opening angle when needed.

Door Alignment

Door Alignment

The lift arm clips to the door via a mounting plate just like a hinge arm and also provides for door adjustment. Integrated three-way adjustments for up/down, left/right and in/out are included.

While being very easy to open, the Top Stays system can hover open at any position and provide a perfect soft-close.
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