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  • Hinge Anatomy
    Learn about the world of hinges with our extensive glossary of hinge terms.
  • Strength of Hinges
    Not only door dimensions, orientation and position of the center of gravity, but. also the position of the hinges and the tolerances of installing them can have a. profound effect on the load carrying capability of a hinge.
  • Hinge Optimization
    Primary Function: To hold one edge of the door in place as the. opposite edge swings open. Secondary Functions: To allow the door to open enough for easy access. and so that an aisle is not blocked. To keep the hinge side of a door from bending away. from a gasket or failing due to an explosion
  • What is a Butt Hinge - The "Classic" Door Hinges
    Butt hinges are one of the most popular hinges used today. When you look at most commercial doors, you will probably see a butt hinge supporting the door
  • Hinges and Hardware 101 - How to Retain a Hinge Pin
    Pin Retention - How To Keep a Hinge Pin From Falling Out. What is the best way to keep your hinge pin from working its way out of your hinge? Here are 3 common ways to retain your hinge pin
  • Hinges and Hardware 101 - Hinge Leaf Cut Outs
    Does your hinge require more than just holes or slots? Maybe you're looking to place a hinge around something that doesn't allow your hinge leaf to lay flat? We can easily supply your hinge with cut outs or any number of shapes to achieve this.
  • Hinges and Hardware 101 - Extruded Aluminum Hinges
    What exactly are extruded aluminum hinges? Unlike regular rolled hinges where the flat sheet of metal is curled around the pin, extruded hinges are one solid piece of metal. Each leaf is a separate solid piece. The knuckles are then milled out and a hole drilled through the entire length
  • Hinges and Hardware 101 - Hinge Leaf Offsets or Swages
    Which operation do you need to do on your hinge leaves to fit your application?

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