What Do You Call This Type of Hinge?


by itsdonny
Tags: hinge, type
huntoon
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Nov15-12, 10:28 AM
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Looks like a normal hinge with a detent for positioning.
Travis_King
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Nov15-12, 12:15 PM
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Yea I don't think it has a unique name. It uses a the principle of a cam to facilitate the poisitioning.

itsdonny
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Nov15-12, 01:05 PM
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What Do You Call This Type of Hinge?


I see. Can you give me some other examples that I could look up online?
pantaz
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Nov16-12, 06:27 PM
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If I had to give it a name, I would call it a "spring detent hinge". Try searching variations such as, "cam detent hinge", or "multi-position hinge", etc.
6Stang7
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Nov16-12, 06:32 PM
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+1 for cam hinge


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