Tag Archives: Hinge

Are Hinge Pins Interchangeable?

A pin is a common part of most hinges. With the exception of living hinges, most hinges have a pin. It’s a small rod-like part that’s designed to hold the two leafs together while simultaneously locking the knuckle. You might … Read More

The Benefits of Living Hinges

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 … Read More

Steel vs Aluminum Hinge: Which Is Best?

A hinge is a mechanical component that’s used to join the surfaces of two objects. As shown in the adjacent photo, it allows the surfaces to rotate around a fixed axis. One of the most common applications of hinges is … Read More

Piano Hinge Overview With Mitch

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Recycling Copper: What You Should Know

If you’re looking to make some extra cash, you should consider recycling copper. While not as readily available as aluminum, it’s worth more than its aluminum counterpart pound for pound. Assuming you have enough copper items to recycle, you can … Read More

What is a Plastic Living Butt Hinge?

A hinge that is lubrication free, resistant to degradation in moist or corrosive environments, and UV protected. Can it be true? Sure can, it is a  plastic living butt hinge! They are a great alternative to conventional metal hinges. Made … Read More

Stainless Steel vs Galvanized

If you’ve done any shopping for screws, you’ve probably noticed that some of them are made of 100% stainless steel, whereas others are made of galvanized steel. Based on this alone, it’s difficult to identify the differences between them. After … Read More

Comparing The Different Types of Hinges

Hinges come in all different shapes, sizes and designs. From the popular all-purpose piano hinge to the more complex mortise hinge, there’s a solution out there for nearly every application. Whether you’re installing a new door or building something in … Read More

Piano Hinges from Monroe Engineering

Monroe Engineering’s quality system has been certified to meet ISO 9001:2008 and AS 9100:2009 standards so that we can better serve and satisfy our customers. Monroe specializes in the manufacturing of piano hinges. We use materials such as Steel, Galvanized … Read More