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Friction Hinges Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of friction hinge manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top friction hinge manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find friction hinge companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture friction hinges to your companies specifications. Then contact the friction hinge companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of friction door hinges, complex friction hinges, spring friction hinges, or customized friction hinges of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Alliance, OH

    We take our customer evaluations as our only measure of success. If our customers are not happy, we are not happy! We will work with you until we find the right hinges solution for you. We work hard to foster innovation in everything we do. If there is a better way to do something, we will find it! Discover what we can do for you by contacting us today!

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  • Thomaston, CT

    Brookfield Industries is a manufacturer of high-capacity door hinges and pivots. We also manufacture special application door operators with a full-line of detention grade and industrial stainless steel hinges with capacities ranging from 300 lbs to 50 tons. We offer seven categories of hinges, and within those categories we offer several subcategories – we can meet your company’s hinge needs.

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  • Bartlett, IL

    Our friction hinges, like all of our hinges, come with the promise that the products we offer are of the highest level of quality in the manufacturing industry. We strive to put our customers first and ensure full customer satisfaction. Our company has grown thanks to our manufacturing excellence and service that is above the rest and of course thanks to our customers. We have customer service representatives standing by waiting to answer your questions. Call us today!

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  • St. Louis, MO

    Hardware Mfg. supplies stock inventory parts in addition to creating custom components for OEM and resellers. We work with a number of different industries such as agriculture, drug tablet, livestock, truck equipment, conveyors, and more. We have top of the line hardware and hinges. We utilize a full range of materials for our customers to choose from and we can assist you with finding the very best product for your application. Contact us today for more information.

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  • Sugar Land, TX

    Specializing in custom-made hinges is what Hinge & Hardware is known for. We also stock certain types of standard models to round out the availability for our customers. The aforementioned are available as mild steel, aluminum and stainless. We also have a wider hardware line that includes door seals, gaskets, handles, a variety of latches and enclosure hardware.

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Friction Hinges

Friction hinges are tools used to allow for the controlled movement of doors, container lids, laptop screens and other movable, planar objects that are joined with other objects. Friction hinges are among the most complex of all hinge varieties because of their advanced nature and the wide variety of applications in which they are used.

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Friction Hinge Advantages

Friction hinges’ characteristic duality of fluid motion and angle retention sets them apart from other hinge varieties. Friction hinges are valued because they can be opened and closed easily even though they rigidly retain their angle of openness when not in motion. Laptop screens, movable vehicle sun visors, portable DVD player screens and many other hinged, planar objects would not be useful if they could not be positioned according to the needs of their users. Other hinge designs like simple butt hinges or even continuous hinges would not be appropriate for use in such products; a laptop computer fitted with a butt hinge would slam closed unless propped up by something. Friction hinges can also be used in some building door applications. They can be especially useful in loading docks and other settings in which a continuous stream of traffic passes through a doorway.

Friction Hinge Design

Friction hinges are alternately known as “constant torque hinges,” which is descriptive of the mechanism of a friction hinge’s operation. Torque is the measure of the force necessary to cause an object to rotate. In very basic terms, friction hinges require more torque to rotate than do most other hinges, but they do not require so much torque that they are difficult to rotate. While friction hinges offer many benefits not offered by other hinge varieties, friction hinges fail more easily and sooner than simpler hinges. The frequent opening and closing of friction hinges can wear down the inner mechanisms that create friction, eventually to the point where they are not usable. In recent years manufacturers and researchers have investigated ways to slow the aging process of friction hinges. Especially as laptop computers become more affordable, demand for sturdy friction hinges has risen. Some manufacturers have developed friction hinge products that are protected by guarantees, which indicates that friction hinge improvement efforts are advancing.



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