piano hinge

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continuous hinge, piano hinge

A hinge having the same length as the moving part to which it is applied.
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Piano hinges allow the blind frames to fold up and down.
The upper and lower halves of the case should be held together by a sturdy piano hinge and strong latches, it should also be sealed by a rubber gasket to prevent moisture entry.
The Toughmate Double Bow Case with Wheels (TMDB47SS) features a double-wall aluminum construction and a continuous piano hinge that contributes to strength.
NSN 5305-00-225-3842 brings 100 of the screws that mount the piano hinge to the door.
For use on shop floors, industrial machining centers, cellular manufacturing and automotive service centers, the workstation features a rear access door, measuring 53.5 x 12.5 inches, mounted to a full length piano hinge that opens completely.
He said they were putting the trim and piano hinge on and would have it for us by 5:00pm.
I used a piano hinge that I happened to have on hand, but two conventional hinges would work just as well.
Instead of attaching the fabric directly to the drum, Rytec attaches it to a piano hinge, Sonn explains.
A continuous piano hinge at the back adds strength.
1/2-sheet of 1/2-inch particle-board 1 30-inch piano hinge with screws 4 feet of lightweight chain 4 1/2-inch aluminum screw posts Woodworker glue 1 1/4-inch finish nails Wood filler Sandpaper Paint or stain and sealer
A piano hinge installed on the starboard side of the bench allows it to open into the center of the boat, which permits access to storage space beneath.
The extra-thick walls have a molded-in whitetail relief, and an aluminum valance and continuous piano hinge to add strength and security.