USA: Door Hinges: Door Hinge Manufacturers
ABOUT DOOR HINGES
Manufacturers offer a very wide range of architectural door hinges, suitable for interior and exterior doors, and for cabinets and closets. These may be made of steel, stainless steel, brass, aluminium, or wrought iron. They vary greatly in the loads which they can carry, and it is important to select a DOOR hinge of the appropriate strength. For heavy duty applications, such a schools and factories, continuous geared door hinges are available. These can withstand high traffic, and are available in aluminium and stainless steel.
LEADING USA MANUFACTURERS
The leading manufacturers, described below, have comprehensive websites, with information on all aspects, including online catalogs, specifications, colours and materials, and care and maintenance.
McKinney. McKinney, of Scranton Pennsylvania, is a leading manufacturer of hinges of all types. The product range includes: Full Mortise Hinges, Pivots, Full Mortise Anchor Hinge Sets, Half Mortise Hinges, Full Surface Hinges, Spring Hinges & Pivots, Aluminium Continuous Hinges, Electric Hinges, Steel Continuous Hinges, and Specialty Hinges. The website contains informative articles on hinges, including: Label Ratings, Bearings, Finishes, Hinge Knuckle Features, Hinge Swaging, Hinge Types, Door Sizes & Weights, Trouble Shooting, and Clearance Dimensions.
PBB. PBB, based in Ontario, California, is a manufacturer of hinges for doors. Its website is organized into the following main sections: Architectural Hinges, Stainless Steel Continuous Hinges, and Aluminium Continuous Hinges. Other sections of the website cover: Hinge Information, Installation Instructions, Comparison Chart, Price Books, and Find a Rep. PBB Architectural Hinges include: Residential Weight, Standard Weight, Heavy Weight, Half Mortise, Full Surface, Half Surface, Swing Close, Wide Throw, Anchor Hinge, and Welding Butt. Hinges are available with Plain Bearing and Ball Bearing.
Select. Select Hinges, based in Portage Michigan, is a manufacturer of heavy duty continuous hinges for doors. They are of two types: geared and pin & barrel. Both types are designed to withstand heavy traffic in applications such as schools, offices, airports, storefronts, hotels, and public and industrial buildings. Select Geared Hinges are capable of withstanding 25 million open/close cycles, equivalent to more than 60 years of high traffic use. The Geared Continuous Hinge carries a continuous warranty with no time limit; it will be replaced if it ever fails in normal use.
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