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Material
Plain Steel low cost, good performance
Stainless Steel 304304 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 316Superior corrosion resistance, greater general resistance than 304
Aluminum 3003Lightweight and most widely used of all aluminum alloys
Aluminum 5052Lightweight 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.

Pins 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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