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  • An Introduction to Continuous Hinges

    An Introduction to Continuous Hinges0

    Hinges offer a simple but effective way to connect two objects while allowing for a fixed axis of rotation. They are a type of mechanical bearing consisting of several parts, such as two leafs and a pin. Some hinges, however, are longer than others. Continuous hinges, in fact, are defined by their long length. They

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  • 5 Things to Consider When Choosing Marine Hinges

    5 Things to Consider When Choosing Marine Hinges0

    Marine hinges are commonly found on boats. Like all hinges, they are used to connect two objects while simultaneously allowing one of the objects to rotate away from the other object. Marine hinges, however, are designed specifically for marine applications. They are able to weather the moist and harsh environments of the open waters without

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  • 5 Benefits of Choosing Aluminum Hinges

    5 Benefits of Choosing Aluminum Hinges0

    Aluminum is one of the most common materials in which hinges are made. Whether you’re shopping for door hinges, butt hinges, strap hinges or weld-on hinges, you can probably find them in aluminum. Hinges, of course, are available in other materials as well. You can find them in stainless steel, bronze, copper and more. Nonetheless,

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  • What Are Bi-Fold Hinges?

    What Are Bi-Fold Hinges?0

    Hinges come in many different types. Standard hinges consist of two leafs, a knuckle and a pin. Like all hinges, they allow for a limited angle of rotation with the surfaces on which they are installed. There are other types of hinges available, though, including bi-fold hinges. Bi-fold hinges still allow for a limited angle

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  • 5 Common Materials in Which Hinges Are Made

    5 Common Materials in Which Hinges Are Made0

    One of the decisions you’ll have to make when shopping for hinges is choosing the right material. While most hinges are made of metal, they are available in different types of metals. Some of them are harder and stronger than others, whereas other hinges are better protected against corrosion. Regardless of the application, you’ll need

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  • 5 Things to Consider When Choosing Plastic Hinges

    5 Things to Consider When Choosing Plastic Hinges0

    Hinges come in a variety of materials. While most of the materials in which they are made consist of metals and alloys, you can find them in plastic as well. Plastic hinges are defined by their plastic construction. They aren’t made of metals or alloys. Rather, they are made of plastic. Below are five things

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