Spring Hinges – a Closer Look

Spring hinges have a variety of applications in both industrial and commercial settings, and is our “go-to” hinge that we use any time you need assurance that the door will close completely. Many times, spring hinges are used in commercial applications at locations where employees hands are full (restaurants, manufacturing plants, hospitals),...

Tips for Incorporating Hinges into Your Product Design

The functionality of the product you need can work and look its most appealing when designed into the original concept. Our customers often report that by meeting with one of our design engineers ahead of time to address hinge issues, they able to get a better designed product that lasts longer and costs less to manufacture. These types of...

The Difference Between a Piano Style Hinge and a Continuous Hinge

When you are shopping for the right hinges for your needs, you might think that the various names of the hinges sound a bit odd, or at best don’t seem to fit the product. For instance, we often are asked what does a “butt hinge” do, or why someone would name a hinge after a musical instrument as is the case with a “piano” hinge!

The difference between industrial hinges and personal use hinges

Hinges come in all shapes and sizes, and it may be hard to know which is best to use for your situation. In fact, some hinges look the same as others; so what’s the difference? After all, a piano hinge is a piano hinge, right? Not so fast…