Pin in a swaged butt hinge
The pin is the central rod that holds the two leaves
of the hinge together.
end of typical pin
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.
A double pin hinge
In rare cases, hinges can have two pins! This allows great flexibility and complex
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