Door Hinges Manufacturers and Suppliers

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  • Kicking Down Doors

    A popular scene that can be found in numerous movies is when someone kicks a door down. This could be because they are trapped inside and need to get out, need to get in to rescue someone or some other purpose. I have always sort of wanted an opportunity to try this myself, however I'm fairly certain that if the situation ever arose I would break my foot or fail miserably in some way. While the hinges and locks are able to break away in the movies, in real life...

  • Door Hinges

    Every day we come into contact with items and structures that contain hinges to provide for easier access to things. Today alone, I have walked through about ten doors that all contain hinges that provide the opening and closing function. Without hinges we would have a lot less doors and a lot more hassle to deal with when trying to separate rooms. Door hinges are not the only place or type of hinge that is used around or in any building. There are hinges on cabinets, gates, locks, storage bins,...

  • Flag Joint Hinges

    Sierra Pacific Engineering and Products offers a variety of flag joint hinges to match the many different needs of our customers. These hinges offer quick and easy installation or removal of panels or doors without using any tools. Flag hinges allows the hinge to have a 360 degree swivel around the pin. Sierra Pacific offers the affordably priced H1039 models. Each hinge is supplied with .50” diameter removable pin to use with a left or right handed door or panel and the leaves are double wrapped for strength. The H1039...

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Hinges for Doors

Door hinges are tools used to suspend doors and allow for their opening and closing. Because there are so many kinds of doors, and because they are used in so many contexts, a great diversity of hinge configurations is necessary to accommodate them. Hinges are used to suspend doors on cabinets, gates, utility access hatches and many other kinds of doors.

Door hinges can be selected for looks, convenience, durability, and application. They are used on doors, cabinets, gates, trunks, storage boxes and can be found in use on many other applications. Materials such as steel, brass, bronze and stainless steel are common for the makeup of door hinges. A wide range of thicknesses and durability are also available as some door hinges will need to be more heavy duty than others because of the varying weights of different kinds of doors. Decorative hinges are also made to add detail and flare to doors, gates, trunks and cabinets. There are many different types of door hinges including spring hinges, double acting hinges, pivot hinges, butt hinges, Baldwin hinges, wide throw hinges, swing clear hinges and many more. Depending on the application, there is sure to be a door hinge that will work best no matter the size, shape, or weight of the door.

The most common type of door hinge is the butt hinge because of its design. Butt hinges contain two leaves that are attached to two adjoining surfaces, in this case, the door and the door frame. Each leaf has bent edges that create knuckles so that the two leaves can come together and be secured by a pin. Interior doors in homes almost always use this type of hinge. The design allows for the door to be taken off of the frame by simply pulling the pin out releasing the two leaves from being attached from one another. This way the hinge hardware itself does not need to be unscrewed from the door or door frame to remove the door. Homeowners often need to take doors down when moving large furniture or remodeling a room within the home and this hinge allows for making door removal and attachment a simple task.

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Each door variety requires hinges with specific load capacities, compositions and configurations. Cabinet hinges, for example, are required to meet certain standards of functionality as well as visual appeal. Gate hinges, particularly those affixed on gates used in private homes, must also strike a balance between utility and aesthetics. Also, depending on the application, different hinge configurations lend themselves to different purposes. Spring hinges, for example, help close doors automatically and keep them closed. This can contribute to improved security and even climate control in a building. Weld on hinges are used in heavier-duty applications in which hinges are used to suspend heavy doors. Strap hinges feature long metal plates that extend across most of the width of a door, often for decorative purposes.

Important considerations when choosing a door hinge are the strength of the hinge, its visual appearance and its handedness (the direction it swings). Door hinges may be left-handed or right-handed, or they may work both ways. The most common type of door hinge is called a butt hinge. These basic hinges are composed of two machined plates joined by a pin. Generally, two butt or three butt hinges are used per door. One type of flush hinge is the tee hinge, a hinge installed on the surface of the door that is shaped like the letter T. Tee hinges are available in plain and heavy-duty versions as well as decorative varieties. Another type of door hinge is called a butterfly hinge. These are also placed on the surface of a door. Butterfly hinges are available in a number of decorative styles and finishes. The continuous hinge, also called a piano hinge, is more commonly used for pianos and toolboxes, but they can also be used for doors. Strap hinges are among the most ornate door hinge options; they extend over the entire width of a door and can be embellished with flourishes and other decorative designs.

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