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Concealed Cabinet Hinges - A Rough Guide

Concealed hinges come in many versions but only two sizes, these are 26mm and 35mm Concealed hinges are the hinges most commomly used on kitchen unit doors 26mm concealed hinges are used in light units like bathroom cabinets and were oten used on budget kitchen units to keep the price down. 26mm hinges have a limited range of types. 35mm are the most common size for concealed hinges and come in a wide variety of types to solve different problems. These are some of the most popular concealed hinge types availible.

hinge-fixing-types.jpgThe weight of the door is taken by the 26/35mm cup then held imposition by screws or 8mm dowels.

concealed-hinge-100-degree-profile.gifConcealed hinge 100 degree with zero crank

  • Availible in 26mm and 35mm diameter
  • This is the most commoly used of all the concealed hinges
  • Usually supplied with a standard (size zero) plate
  • A single door would usually be 4mm narrower than the carcass

Hafele 100 degree information sheet

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Concealed hinge 170 degree with zero crank

Hafele 170 degree information sheet

 

concealed-hinge-100-degree-8mm-cranked-profile.gifConcealed hinge 100 degree with 8mm crank

  • 8mm Cranked hinges are used when you need to hang a door either side of a 18mm or wider centre post

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Concealed hinge 100 degree with 15mm crank

  • This is the hinge you use if you want your door to fit in the gap of your unit/frame
  • Doors needs to be 4mm narrower than the gap

Hinge plates come in a variety of sizes "size zero" being the most common
As a rule all hinges are supplied with hinge plates
2mm are useful for packing out for 15mm thick carcasses

You can buy a range of concealed hinges online from our cabinet hinges page and, if you need help with measuring for hinges then please refer to our measuring guide. If you would like help with hinges you can either bring in your old doors to our showroom in Huntingdon (we are located close to the A1 and A14 so within easy reach of Cambridge and Peterborough) or contact us and we will be happy to help and advise.

Links to hinge suppliers/manufacturers: Grass Hinges, Blum Hinges, Salice Hinges

Concealed hinges come in many versions but only two sizes, these are 26mm and 35mm.
Concealed hinges are the hinges most commomly used on kitchen unit doors.
26mm concealed hinges are used in light units like bathroom cabinets and were oten used on budget kitchen units to keep the price down.
26mm hinges have a limited range of types.
35mm are the most common size for concealed hinges and come in a wide variety of types to solve different problems.
These are some of the most popular concealed hinge types availible.