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What is a hinge? Types and specifications of hinges

Hinges, also known as hinges, are professionally named hinges. They are parts that connect two parts of an object and can move them. They are necessary hardware for decoration.

What are the types of hinges?


Hinge types 1, ordinary hinges, mainly used in doors and windows. Common hinge specifications: for cabinet doors, windows, doors, etc. Materials are iron, copper and stainless steel. The disadvantage of ordinary hinges is that they do not have the function of spring hinges. After installing the hinges, various beads must be installed, otherwise the wind will blow the door panels.


Hinge type 2. Pipe hinges are mainly used for the connection of furniture door panels, also called spring hinges. Pipe hinge specification page: Also called spring hinge. It is mainly used for the connection of furniture door panels. It generally requires a thickness of 16-20 mm. Materials are galvanized iron and zinc alloy. The spring hinge is equipped with an adjustment screw, which can adjust the height and thickness of the plate up, down, left and right. One of its characteristics is that it can match the opening angle of the cabinet door according to the space. In addition to the usual 90-degree angle, 127-degree, 144-degree, 165-degree, etc. have corresponding hinges to match, so that all kinds of cabinet doors have a corresponding degree of extension.


Hinge type 3, door hinge, divided into ordinary type and bearing type, bearing type is divided into copper and stainless steel. Gate hinge specifications: It is divided into ordinary type and bearing type, the ordinary type has been described before. Bearing type can be divided into copper and stainless steel. Judging from the current consumption situation, copper bearing hinges are more often used because they are beautiful, bright, affordable, and equipped with screws.


Hinge type 4, glass hinge, installed on a frameless glass door, the thickness of the glass cannot exceed 6 mm.


Types of hinges 5, flip hinges and other hinges: glass hinges, table hinges, flip hinges. Glass hinges are used to install frameless glass cabinet doors, and the thickness of the glass is required to be not more than 5-6 mm.

What is the hinge specification?


There are many types of hinge specifications, and the commonly used specifications are 50.8 * 30 * 1, 100 * 60 * 1, 63 * 35 * 1, 101.6 * 76.2 * 2, 88.9 * 88.9 * 3, and so on. When you choose a hinge, you should pay attention to whether the surface of the hinge is smooth and smooth, and whether the edges of the spring leaf have been polished. Check whether the hinge is relatively light, and it is too heavy to rotate.