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Cabinet hinges are very important, speak with evidence

by:Hench Hardware     2021-05-03

The hinge of the cabinet, although it is not in a prominent position, it is the soul of the cabinet. You must not underestimate it! There is nothing to say, dry goods.

Cabinet hinges are very important and speak with evidence

Cabinet hinges, although they are not in an eye-catching position, they are the soul of the cabinet. You must not underestimate it! No proof , On dry goods.

Understanding hinges

A hinge is a mechanical device used to connect two solid bodies and allow relative rotation between them. The hinge may be composed of a movable component, or may be composed of a foldable material. The hinges are mainly installed on doors and windows, and the hinges are more installed on the cabinets. According to the material classification, they are mainly divided into stainless steel hinges and iron hinges; in order to let people get better enjoyment, hydraulic hinges (also called damping hinges) have appeared. Its characteristic is to bring a buffer function when the cabinet door is closed, which minimizes the noise caused by collision with the cabinet body when the cabinet door is closed.

Furniture hinges are divided into in-line type and self-unloading type according to the different installation combinations. The difference between the two is that when the retaining screw of the hinge base is twisted, the fixed type cannot remove the hinge arm part The self-unloading type can release the hinge arm separately. Among them, the self-unloading type is divided into two types: sliding-in type and cassette type. The sliding-in type can release the hinged arm by loosening the screws on the hinged arm, while the cassette type is The hinge arm can be lifted more easily by hand.

The rule of choosing hinges

Look at the weight of the material and the weight

The quality of the hinge is poor, and the cabinet door is easy to be closed before and after it is used for a long time. Loose sagging. Almost all major brands of cabinet hardware use cold-rolled steel, which is formed by one-step stamping, with a thick feel and smooth surface. Moreover, due to the thick surface coating, it is not easy to rust, is strong and durable, and has strong load-bearing capacity. Inferior hinges are generally made of thin iron sheet welding, which has almost no resilience. If it takes a long time, it will lose its elasticity and cause the door to close. Lax, even cracking.

Experience the feel

Hinges with different advantages and disadvantages have different feel when used. The hinges with excellent quality have softer force when opening the cabinet door, and will automatically rebound when closed to 15 degrees. The elasticity is very uniform. Consumers can open and close the cabinet door more and experience the hand feeling when purchasing.

View details

Details can tell whether the product is good or not, so as to confirm whether the quality is outstanding. The hardware used in the high-quality wardrobe hardware has a thick feel and a smooth surface, which even achieves a mute effect in design. Inferior hardware is generally made of cheap metal such as thin iron sheet, and the cabinet door is stretched jerky and even has a harsh sound. In addition to visual inspection and feel the hinge surface is smooth and smooth when selecting the hinge, attention should be paid to the return performance of the hinge spring. The quality of the ** also determines the opening angle of the door panel, and a good quality** can make the opening angle more than 90 degrees.

Tips

The hinge can be opened 95 degrees, and the two sides of the hinge can be pressed hard by hand to observe that the support elastic** is not deformed or broken. It is a very strong product with qualified quality. . Inferior hinges have a short service life and are easy to fall off. Such as cabinet doors and wall cabinets falling off are mostly caused by poor quality of the hinges.

Maintenance of cabinet hinges

1. Keep it dry and avoid hinges and other hardware in humid air;

2, every 2-3 months Regularly add lubricating oil for maintenance to ensure that the pulley is smooth and silent;

3. Wipe gently with a dry soft cloth. Do not clean it with chemical cleaners or acidic liquids. If you find that the surface is difficult to remove The black spots can be wiped with a little kerosene;

4. Avoid contact between the hinge and condiments such as salt, sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, etc. If you accidentally touch it, wipe it off with a dry cloth immediately;

5. When the hinges are found to be loose or the door panels are not aligned, they should be tightened or adjusted immediately with tools;

6. Heavy objects and sharp objects should be prevented from hitting and scratching;

7. When opening and closing the cabinet door, avoid excessive force to prevent the hinge from being violently hit and damaging the plating layer;

8. Try not to leave the cabinet door open for a long time;

9. Avoid violently pulling during transportation and damaging the hardware at the furniture joints.

Finally, I would like to remind everyone again that in the market, there are many different kinds of products, and the pros and cons of the products are unclear. You must learn to shop around, or ask experienced buyers to go to the hinge brands, but you need to pay attention to it. , The more the brand is, the easier it is for unscrupulous merchants to make fraud. You must be careful when buying.

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