Introduction to the Classification of Hinges

There are many hinges on the market, but do you know what is different about those hinges? This article will introduce you toIntroduction to the classification of hinges. Just follow in my footsteps to find out.

General Hinge

Usage: The application places are generally cabinet doors, windows, doors, etc.

Material: There are 3 material-iron, copper, and stainless steel.

Specifications: There are general 4 specification: 2” (50mm)- 2.5” (65mm), 3” (75mm),-4” (100mm), 5” (125mm),-6” (150mm), 2” (50mm)-2.5 “(65mm) hinge is suitable for cabinets and closet doors, 3″ (75mm) is suitable for windows and screen doors, 4″ (100mm)-6” (150mm) is suitable for wooden doors in the gate.

The disadvantage of ordinary hinges is that they do not have the function of spring hinges. It is worth noting that hydraulic soft close feature designed for any cabinet doors close slowly without slamming shut. Vadania have cabinets soft close hinge.

In addition, there are special hinges such as detachable hinges, flag hinges, and H hinges. They can be disassembled and installed according to various special needs of the wooden door. It is very convenient. When used, it is restricted by the direction. There are left and right types.

Spring Hinge

Mainly used for cabinet doors and closet doors, it generally requires a plate thickness of 18-20mm.

Material points: there are 2 material are more common:-galvanized iron, zinc alloy.

Performance points: It can be divided into 2 types-holes are required and holes are not required. No need to make holes is what we call bridge hinges. The bridge hinge looks like a bridge, so it is commonly called bridge hinge. Its characteristic is that there is no need to drill holes in the door panel, and there are fewer style restriction.

Specifications points: small, medium, large.

Door Hinge


There are ordinary type and bearing type. The ordinary type is more common, and now the focus is on the bearing type.

From the material, there are 2 material: copper, stainless steel.

From the specifications: 100mmX75mm, 125mmX75mm, 150mmX90mm, 100mmX100mm, 125mmX100mm, 150mmX100mm.

Thickness points: 2.5mm, 3mm.

 From the perspective of consumption, people will use more copper bearing hinges, because they are beautiful in style, beautiful, affordable, and equipped with screws.

Mechanical and Electrical Cabniet Hinge

It includes nylon hinges with high wear resistance; corrosion-resistant, high-strength zinc alloy hinges and hinges; corrosion-resistant, oxidation-resistant, and high-strength stainless steel hinges, often used in electromechanical cabinet doors, mechanical equipment operation boxes and other products .

Heavy Hinge

Due to the particularity of the installation location, the requirements for hinges are also very large. The general size is above 150MM, the bearing capacity is large, and the shape and structure conform to the special structure of the cabinet door. Most of them are zinc,Alloy material.

Other Hinge

There are countertop hinges, flip door hinges, and glass hinges. The application of glass hinges is to install on frameless glass cabinet doors. Besides, the glass thickness does not exceed 5-6mm.

The style is punched and has all the properties of a spring hinge. Non-punched magnetic type and top and bottom mounting type, such as Pepsi, magnetic glass hinge, etc.

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