What is a cranked gate hinge?

These hinges keep both post and gates flush when hung on the front or back of the post. Cranked Hook and Band. When hung on the front or back of the post the gate sits proud of the post. Straight Hook and Band. When hung on the front or back of the post the hinges allow the post and gate to remain flush.

What are cranked hinges used for?

A cranked hinge is a type of speciality hardware that is often used to hang cabinet doors. All cranked hinges have at least one leaf that is bent at an angle, generally 90 degrees. Full-cranked units feature leaves that are both bent or angled.

What are cranked hook and band hinges?

Also known as hook and band and hook and ride hinges, the cranked band and gudgeon hinges are a two part hinge comprising of the hinge plate or hook which fits to the gate post or frame and a band or strap that fits to the gates/doors. The hook simply sits within the end of the strap hinge.

How do adjustable gate hinges work?

Adjustable Gate Hinges The eye sits around the pin, whilst the other end of the bolt fixes through the band and the adjustment is via two nuts that tighten the bolt to the band.

How are gate hinges calculated?

You’ll need to contemplate the weight and dimensions of your gate, your geographic location, and a few other special considerations. We call this the Hinge Equation. We use a simple equation: gate size + geography + budget.

What are reversible gate hinges?

Our reversible hinges are a heavy duty hinge with a variety of uses from gates, garage doors, external doors and even stable doors. As with cranked band and gudgeon hinges, the Reversible hinges allow the gates/doors to sit flush with the gate post or door frame when fitted.

Can you use door hinges on a gate?

Full size garden gates generally can use a 4-1/2″ ball-bearing hinge. Over 48″ wide, though, a gate should use a strap hinge and pintle set for the added stoutness of the hardware.

How many hinges does a gate need?

For example a small garden gate may need only a single pair of 12” hinges but a large set of 6ft high wooden driveway gates may need 3 pairs of 36” to provide adequate support.

How far apart should hinges be on a gate?

Allow 4.5 to 5 inches between the post and gate for hinges and pins.

What’s the difference between cranked and cranked hinges?

Traditional hinge comprising of a hook for the frame or post and a band for the door or gate. Allows the door to be lifted on or off in the open position for maintenance etc. Cranked band for the door or gate allowing for more flexibility in the positioning when fitting.

What kind of hinges do I need for my gate?

From adjustable, to straight, and cranked band options in black, stainless steel and ornamental finishes. Contact us for more information, or locate your nearest stockist today. Unlike Band and Hook hinges, the pin (or hook) is attached to the band of the Reversible hinge.

Where are the hinges on a garage door?

Rather than having a hinge plate, you have two hinge cups that sit above and below the hinge pin. Again, a surface mounted hinge, the band and cups attach to the gate or door with screws and like with both the adjustable and Band and Gudgeon hinges there is a coach bolt to go through the hinge and out the other side of the gate or door.

What’s the difference between band and hook hinges?

Often referred to as Band and Gudgeon hinges, the Band and Hook is a much more sizeable hinge when compared to the previously mentioned Tee hinges. The Band and Hook hinges come as two separate pieces: you have the rectangular hinge plate which attaches to the gate post, and the band which attaches to the gate itself.