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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Closing Hinges

    The Beginner’s Guide to Self-Closing Hinges0

    Have you heard of self-closing hinges? Like all hinges, they are used to connect two objects while allowing at least one of the objects to rotate. You can find them on doors, gates and even furniture. Self-closing hinges, however, are unique from all other types of hinges. For a better understanding of self-closing hinges and

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  • Differences Between Aluminum and Steel Piano Hinges

    Differences Between Aluminum and Steel Piano Hinges0

    Piano hinges have become a popular alternative to traditional hinges. Like most hinges, they consist of a mechanical bearing that’s created by the junction of two leafs. Piano hinges, though, are distinguished from traditional hinges by their length. While available in different sizes, piano hinges are designed to run the entire length of the surfaces

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  • Standard Hinges vs Loose Joint Hinges: What’s the Difference?

    Standard Hinges vs Loose Joint Hinges: What’s the Difference?0

    Have you heard of loose joint hinges? Like all hinges, they are used to create a limited angle of rotation between two objects. You can install them on doors, cabinets, gates and other objects. All hinges are mechanical bearings that create a limited angle of rotation. Loose joint hinges, though, aren’t the same as standard

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  • The Beginner’s Guide to Spring Door Hinges

    The Beginner’s Guide to Spring Door Hinges0

    One of the most common applications for hinges is doors. Doors are connected to frames by a hinge. With a hinge, you can pull a door open and away from the frame to which it’s connected. Some door hinges, however, feature an enclosed spring. Known as spring door hinges, they offer several unique advantages when

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  • The Benefits of Living Hinges

    The Benefits of Living Hinges0

    When most people think of hinges, they envision a traditional metal hinge consisting of two leafs and a knuckle. Most hinges use this design. They have two rectangular-shaped leafs, which are joined together by a pin to form a rotating knuckle in the center. Some hinges, though, consist of a single piece of material without

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  • What Is a Gate Hinge and How Does It Work?

    What Is a Gate Hinge and How Does It Work?0

    When exploring some of the different types of hinges, you may encounter gate hinges. They are commonly used to connect gates to a post or wall. Gates, of course, operate in a similar way as doors. You can swing them open or closed. To support this action, though, gates require a hinge. Some gates feature

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