What is a cam hinge?

What is a cam hinge?

Cam Lift Hinges are specially designed hinges used mainly on acoustical door assemblies. The Cam Lift Hinge lifts the door during its travel and seats the door bottom for a positive seal in the closed position. When using Cam Lift Hinges, there are application limitations to the closers, auto operators and holders.

What is a knuckle hinge used for?

Olive knuckle hinges rely on a pivot shaft that is inserted into a bore in the knuckle with a bearing ring between knuckles, so they can evenly support the weight of lighter full-sized doors. These hinges can be used to add a decorative accent to cabinets and doors, but they can also be used for windows.

What is a NRP door hinge?

NRP (non-removable pin) hinges have a set screw in the barrel that is only accessible when the door is open. This security feature deters someone from removing the hinge pin and the door. Ball bearing hinges are recommended for heavier doors, doors over 2″ thick, doors over 40″ wide or doors which use a door closer.

What is cam lift?

The “lift” of a cam is what determines how far a valve will open inside the cylinder, and how much air and fuel get into that cylinder. Since engines are just big air pumps, the more air, the better for efficiency and performance. To measure lift on a cam, all you will need is a digital caliper and some math.

What is a security hinge?

Security Hinges are typically used on outswing doors to provide additional security for your home or items. The purpose of a security hinge is to prevent someone from removing the hinges from the door and ultimately taking the door off to break into your home.

What is a pin hinge?

Definition of pin hinge : a hinge that uses a pin as a pivot as opposed to a loop hinge.

How can I make my hinges more secure?

Safer door hinges to make your home more secure

  1. Secure hinges with exposed pins.
  2. Setscrew in the door hinge to prevent access.
  3. Fast-riveted (crimped) pins to prevent removal.
  4. Safety studs to secure hinges.
  5. Consult a locksmith or security contractor.

What is Parliament hinge?

Parliament and Projection hinges are typically used to allow doors to open fully up to 180 degrees, often a pair of doors dividing rooms or pairs of French Doors. These days they are generally made form brass or stainless steel, plain steel parliament hinges are a thing of the past.