At the beginning, let's discuss what a female hinge is. Generally speaking, a female hinge is a hinge with a socket or hole to receive a male hinge or pin. Sometimes,we can call it the hinge leaf or female leaf. And the purpose of a female hinge is to provide support and stability to the object it is connecting, allowing it to move or swing in a controlled manner.
Next part is the applications of female hinges.
Female hinges have a wide range of applications, including doors, cabinets, windows, and gates, to provide a fixed axis of rotation and to support and align the movable element. They come in different shapes, sizes, and materials to accommodate a wide range of applications and load capacities.
And the most common application of female hinges is in doors. Female gate hinges are a fitting that attaches to the gate frame and functions with the male hinge to enable the gate to swing. Depending on the type of door, we can use different types of female hinges, such as butt hinges, continuous hinges, pivot hinges, or concealed hinges.
Here are some female hinges for your reference. Zinc finish protects against harsh weather conditions.
Therefore, the female hinge is an important part of many mechanical systems. It requires a controlled motion around a fixed axis. And doors, cabinets and other fixtures use female hinge widely. It comes in a variety of sizes and types to suit commercial and residential projects.