|Plain Steel ||low cost, good performance|
|Stainless Steel 304||304 is the most widely used of the austenitic stainless steel alloys. Does not readily corrode, rust or stain with water as ordinary plain steel does.|
|Stainless Steel 316||Superior corrosion resistance, greater general resistance than 304|
|Aluminum 3003||Lightweight and most widely used of all aluminum alloys|
|Aluminum 5052||Lightweight and highest strength alloy of the common non-heat-treated grades|
|Brass ||Used in decorative applications for its golden appearance. |
common leaf materials and attributes
Hinges are constructed of many common metals and alloys, listed here
in rough order of ascending cost.
are usually composed of the same material as the leaves
but not always. Stainless steel pins are sometimes used with
aluminum leaves for greater strength.
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