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.
Heavy duty hinges possess a high load bearing capacity up to 2000 lbs. These hinges help balance the weight of swinging structures such as doors, gates, cabinets, etc. Hence, material consideration becomes one vital aspect when it comes to designing heavy duty hinges. Some common materials used to build heavy duty hinges, include aluminum, steel, copper, etc. Each material has typical properties, which serves its own specific purpose. Stainless steel is one of the most common materials for heavy duty hinges. What makes them popular? What are their benefits? Read the post to know answers. Continue reading
Heavy duty hinges feature conventional J bolt arms and a mounting plate. These hinges are used in high-traffic doors and heavy gates. Based on their mode of usage, the heavy duty hinges have a high frequency of opening/closing rate of more than 25x per day. The heavy duty hinges are differentiated on the basis of their load bearing capacity and material of construction. This blog focuses on the various types of heavy duty hinges used in diverse industries and places. Continue reading
Today, you can easily find hinges that are designed for doors or gates varying from 200 lbs. to 40,000 lbs. However, the hinges for high traffic doors are differentiated on various factors including their load bearing capacity, and materials of construction. If you considering one for high traffic door in your organization, then there are certain factors to the considered during the selection. This post highlights different factors that will come to aid during the selection. Continue reading
A successful door, gate, or window application depends of the right type and size of hinge used. Our hinge models range in size from a 1,000LB door to a 40,000LB door in carbon steel or stainless steel in grades of 304L or 316L. Continue reading