BHMA Revises Standard for Template Hinge DimensionsJanuary 23rd, 2014 by DWM Magazine
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced a new revision to its ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standard, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is BSR/BHMA A156.7-201x, Template Hinge Dimensions, which is a revision of ANSI/BHMA A156.7-2003 (R2009).
The standard covers the requirements for the length, width, thickness, offset and screw-hole spacing for builders template hinges. Hinge identification symbols and screw sizes are included in the standard. Methods for identifying template hinges that conform to the standard also are provided.