The Science Behind Our Hinges

From engineering to production, we know hinges.

Custom Hinge Technology

To become America’s best custom hinge manufacturer, we have put into practice all we have learned from more than three decades in the hinge industry. By staying in front of the best practices and changing processes, we can make the best custom hinges for each customer’s unique project.

As in every good partnership, Midlake and our customers learn a lot about each other. Below you can begin with the basics of hinge technology and terminology.

Hinge Glossary

Learn about different types of hinges.

Hinge Terminology

Find definitions for a variety of hinge terms.

Pin Terminology

Learn about the four main types of hinge pins.

Metal Thickness & Pin Diameters

See nominal material thickness and corresponding hinge diameter.

Ready to learn more?

Just a few questions and we can get started on the custom hinge that’s perfect for your project.    


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