During furniture planning the question often arises of how many hinges are required to achieve an optimal door motion – for the whole life of the furniture. However, this question isn’t always that easy to answer. In this blog post, we will provide you with some tips to help you plan exactly how many hinges you will need for each door.
As a rule, the door weight is key in determining the number of door hinges required. However, dimensions and materials of the door also have an impact on this.
Have you noticed that furniture manufacturers are producing more and more furniture in dark materials and colours? They are responding to the growing trend for dark-coloured furniture which has emerged in recent years. These elegant designs emanate style and sophistication, and this doesn’t just apply to the outer finish – the interior must also meet these exceptional standards.
What opening angle stops should we use for 110°- and 107°-hinges and how are they installed?
Have you ever fitted a kitchen or assembled a piece of furniture and found that the doors collide with an adjacent wall or cabinet? In the worst-case scenario, this even causes damage to the furniture fronts or the walls. You should use an opening angle stop to prevent this from happening.
Blum has a number of different opening angle stops on offer for this purpose. This article will explain which opening angle stop you can use for each hinge and how to assemble these.
How can you tell a CLIP top BLUMOTION 110° hinge apart from the 107° Version?
It is often difficult for fitters on-site to tell if a CLIP top BLUMOTION 110° hinge or CLIP top BLUMOTION 107° hinge is installed in a piece of furniture. However, it is important to know this information, especially when it comes to selecting the right opening angle stop. The two simple steps below will help you to differentiate between the hinges.