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FDB Help Select Your Continuous Hinge
- Published: Wednesday, 09 April 2014 16:33
The latest of FDB’s Knowledge Base downloadable documents covers specification of continuous hinges taking into consideration the 6 main factors.
Beginning with material and ending with “open” or “close” style. It is intended to assist design engineers in selecting the most suitable continuous hinge for their application whether in specialist panels, personal access doors, equipment access panels or as structural components in portable equipment.
The data sheet may be accessed at http://www.fdb.co.uk/images/kb03-1.pdf
Often known as piano hinges, the traditional style continuous hinge may be fitted by welding, riveting or screwing to the frame and door for self-aligning operation.