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Heavy Duty Bolt-on Vs Weld-on Hinges Discussed

Heavy-duty hinges are one of the important hardware used to secure gates and doors in commercial and industrial areas. These hinges are known by designs, the material of construction, or the by the way of their mounting. The hinges are mainly distinguished into weld-on and bolt-on hinges based on their mounting. As the name suggests, bolt-on hinges are secured in place using screws or bolts, whereas weld-on hinges are welded onto the metal surface. Weld-on hinges are replacing bolt-on hinges in various applications due to ease of mounting. What is your choice? Read this post to know the typical advantages offered by each of these hinges.

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Tips to Choose the Right Gate Hinge for Your Application

Hinges serve as an anchor to a door or access point and enable movement. They also keep the door stable and work like joints. The same is applicable for gates. Gates are major access points that need to be robust especially when they have a high amount of traffic. While most gates used to be wooden, nowadays, robust materials such as steel and vinyl have replaced wood. However, these heavy gates need an equally strong anchor and hence choosing the right type of hinges for your gate is crucial. This post discusses the significance of certain types of gate hinges and tips to choose the right ones for your application.

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COVID-19 Risk Management Strategies

COVID-19 is certainly proving to be an infelicitous event for the industrial sector. It is considered to be a black swan that is causing higher concern over its impact on the industrial supply chain and distribution strategies. On 11th March 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic calamity. The outbreak of this Coronavirus began from China and by this day, it has already infected the population of over 10 countries including Italy, India, the UK, and the US.

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9 Steps to Designing and Installing Custom Hinges – Part I

A variety of trailers, conveyors, and harvesters are used by the agriculture industry to support efficient crop production, while lowering labor costs. As most of these machines are motor driven, the motors need to be protected from the various external contaminants. A proper hood design with heavy duty hinges can properly protect the motors of agricultural equipment. Continue reading

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Mortise Hinges and Non-Mortise Hinges – Everything You Wanted to Know About Them

Hinges are an integral part of any door as they serve as its anchor. It enables the door movement up to certain angles depending on if the door opens outside or inside. So, they work like joints of the door. The hinges can be made of different materials. They are broadly classified into two types- mortise hinges and non-mortise hinges. However, there are various types of hinges such as barrel, butt, pivot, heavy duty, and more, which can be mortise or non-mortise depending on their application and user preference. This post will help you understand the difference between mortise and non-mortise hinges on the basis of their definitions, basic structure, and applications.

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