How many degrees does a piano hinge open?
Piano hinges with a full 270 degrees of rotation can open completely, making them a popular choice for most doors, gates and other applications.
What is a piano hinge called?
One type of hinge is a piano hinge. Also known as continuous hinges, piano hinges are long and typically offer support for the entire length of a cabinet, chest or toy box door. Obviously, piano hinges are also commonly used on the lids of upright pianos, hence the name.
Are piano hinges waterproof?
In particular, the Guden plastic piano hinge and plastic continuous hinge are popular choices when choosing a plastic hinge. They are especially handy when looking for a weatherproof piano hinge or a weatherproof continuous hinge because these continuous plastic hinges are watertight.
How long should piano hinges be?
12 to 72 in.
Piano hinges are sold in standard lengths, typically from 12 to 72 in. and you can cut them to whatever length your project requires.
What size hinge do I need?
In general, you’ll want to use one hinge for every 30 inches of door height. For example: Use two hinges for doors up to 60 inches tall. Use three hinges if the door is between 60 and 90 inches tall.
What is a concealed hinge?
A concealed hinge, also known as a hidden or European hinge, is a type of hinge that has parts invisible to the onlooker when the door is closed. They are commonly used in cabinet doors to add an aesthetically pleasing and continuous appearance.
What types of piano hinges do we offer?
We have a large selection of standard stainless Steel piano hinges and can manufacture any variety of specialty stainless steel piano hinges (stainless piano hinge, stainless continuous hinge) to suit your needs. Holes can be added depending on quantity requested (ss piano hinges, ss continuous hinges).
What is the standard mounting hole pattern for door hinges?
The mounting hole pattern does not follow an industry standard, which means you can work around worn mounting holes when replacing template hinges. The mounting holes form an industry-standard half-moon shape. Also known as gravity hinges, the weight of the door returns these hinges to a closed position without the help of springs.
What is a partition door hinge?
Designed to wrap around the edge of the partition frame, these hinges provide a stronger hold than other toilet partition door hinges. A spring in these hinges automatically swings doors and gates closed behind you.
How does a swing door hinge work?
The springs in these hinges swing doors and gates fully open after a light push on the door. After a light push on the door, springs in these hinges swing doors and gates fully open. Only one cutout (mortise) is needed for these hinges— the offset design allows surface mounting the door leaf and mortise mounting the frame leaf.