Category Archive: Hinges

Nov 18

What Is A Swing Clear Hinge?

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What is a swing clear hinge? Swing clear hinges are special hinges that swing a door completely out of the opening. This allows for maximum clear width of the opening. A popular application for swing clear hinges is hospital corridors. Having the door tucked out of the opening reduces damage to the door edge by …

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Sep 22

Hinges: Residential vs Commercial

Commercial Hinges vs Residential Hinges

Hinges: Residential vs Commercial In this post we will outline some of the differences between residential and commercial hinges. I specifically say “some” as I am sure I do not cover all them. Please feel free to comment below with any additions. Keep in mind this article covers general differences, there are always exceptions. The …

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May 18

Hardware 101: Commercial Hinges

Introducing someone new to the industry?  These Hardware 101 Posts are for them. Here’s a short video on some hinge basics. Related PostsDesign Hardware Projects Design Hardware Resources Have a slamming door? Design Hardware Door Closers can help! Design Hardware Installation Videos