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Different types of door hinges for you to choose

Different types of door hinges for you to choose

2021-10-08

Different types of door hinges have different functions. 

We have a variety of door hinges for you to choose from. The following is a detailed list of different types of door hinges that can be used for home.

For exterior door hinges, you need to consider the strength, durability, and ability of the door hinge to withstand severe weather conditions.

In addition, you also need to consider the safety and defense performance of the door hinge. If the outer door hinges are too weak, they may bend and break under pressure. We have listed the following door hinges for you, you can find the right safety hinge for your home according to your needs. Door hinges are also made of various materials. Different materials are suitable for different scenes.

1.     The Butt Hinge

One of the most common options for exterior door hinges is called butt hinges. These hinges have two identical leaves. One leaf can move, while the other leaf is fixed in place. These leaves are then attached to a curled bucket, enabling the door to be opened.

Why people like butt hinges is that they can bear a lot of weight. If you have steel or fiberglass doors, you need to consider butt hinges because they can withstand a lot of weight. Other hinges may be damaged due to excessive weight.

There are actually several types of butt hinges. The butt hinge of the lifting joint is easy to install and disassemble. The rising butt hinge is suitable for rooms with uneven floors. If your door is particularly heavy, you may need to use ball bearing butt hinges. Butt hinges are one of the most common hinges used for exterior doors.

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2. The Flush hinge

The Flush hinge is another common choice, especially in small rooms. These hinges are designed to save space. When the door is closed, one of the leaves is pressed against the other, thus saving space. Although they are small and compact, flush hinges are still very durable. On the other hand, they do not have the strength of a butt hinge, and the door will break if it is too heavy.

If you have a simple bedroom door that needs to be secured in place, these are a good choice, but it is not the best choice for a heavy front door or exterior door.

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3. The ball bearing hinge

This is different from the ball bearing butt hinge. Ball bearing hinges are one of the most durable options on the market. The hinge is designed to support wide and heavy doors. In this hinge, a ball bearing is placed between two independent joints. It is also called a sliding bearing hinge.

The purpose of a ball bearing hinge is to reduce the friction between the two joints, which will wear the hinge over time. These are most commonly used for entrance doors, they tend to be larger and used more. Finally, the ball bearing hinge will also open and close smoothly, reducing squeaking and friction. This will be a good door hinge.

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4. T hinge

T hinge is a combination of belt hinge and butt hinge. They are most commonly used in narrower space applications, such as frames and columns, shed doors, and sometimes tool boxes.

The screw holes are staggered along each blade hinge to distribute the load and prevent the wood from splitting. These are most commonly found on gates, giving them a charming, rustic appearance.

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5. H type hinge

H type hinge is just a more robust alternative to simple H hinges. The extra key is an extra support arm, which is connected to the front side of the door you are fastening. This is an extra L-shape connected to the H.

If you are looking for extra support for an overweight wooden door, this is a good hinge choice. You can also choose to add a hinge to the bottom hinge, where the bottom front hinge will be G-shaped and connected to H-shaped.


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