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A156.7 - 2016 Template Hinge Dimensions

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American National Standard for Template Hinge Dimensions

The purpose of this Standard is to establish nationally recognized dimensions for builders template hinges which are used on metal doors and frames. This Standard is intended to assure the interchangeability of template hinges and to provide a uniform method for template identification. This Standard covers the requirements for the length, width, thickness, offset, and screw hole spacing for builders template hinges. Included in the standard are hinge identification symbols and screw sizes. Methods for identifying template hinges that conform to the Standard are provided. For further information, consult the full standard, ANSI/BHMA A156.7 for Template Hinge Dimensions.

BHMA has created this series of Hardware Highlights to provide useful, accessible information about builders hardware for anyone with an interest in devices that hang, control, secure, and trim the doors. BHMA is the trade association which represents almost all of the North American manufacturers of builders hardware. One of its main activities since 1983 has been the development and maintenance of ANSI-approved standards for 35 separate product categories.

 

 

Sample Template

Figure 1Full mortise template hinges 2.5 in (63.5 mm) and 3 in (76.2 mm) sizes (A25M & A30M)

Figure 3Full mortise template hinge 3.5 in (88.9 mm) size (A35M)

Symbol

A25M

A30M

A35M

Dimensions

inches

mm

inches

mm

inches

mm

L

2.500

63.50

3.000

76.20

3.500

88.90

M

0.312

7.92

0.312

7.92

0.355

9.02

N

0.938

23.83

1.188s

30.18

1.395

35.43

P

0.516

13.11

0.580

14.73

0.360

9.14

R

0.320

8.13

0.312

7.92

0.687

17.45

Thickness

0.089

2.26

0.092

2.34

0.123

3.12

Screws

8-32 Flat Head

10-24 Flat Head

10-24 Flat Head

 

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