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Hundreds of man-years of custom hinge knowledge are compiled and condensed here, with a fast and simple interface. Learning about custom hinge options is a cinch, and getting a price quote is easy as pie.

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SITE INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Select the type of hinge you are looking for.
  2. Select a common customization applied to that type of hinge. A window appears chock full of information about your options.
  3. Select the option you want and it appears in the box on the right entitled Options.
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Common Customization Options for Continuous Hinges

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Cut To Length : Shear Cut Balanced Select Customization Option
This shearing type is used for a few different reasons:

  • The end knuckles need to be the same size for cosmetic reasons.


  • The end knuckles are on the same hinge half and the deformation will be used to retain the pin. You cannot have a hinge with partial end knuckles on opposite leaves as this will cause the hinge to bind.


The balanced shearing operation entails at least two shearing cuts, and in some instances three so it will always end up being more expensive than a standard unbalanced shearing operation.
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