Spring Hinges

Guden has the largest selection of Spring Hinges anywhere! We stock them in both spring-loaded-to-open and spring-loaded-to-close versions, with and without holes and in steel, zinc plated steel and stainless steel. Our size selection for stock items starts with a .75" open by 1.25" long all the way to 1.50" open by 8.75" long. Choose from a wide variety of spring tensions and we will gladly supply engineering samples for your testing and prototype needs to insure the right fit and motion for your application.

Our Cabinet Spring Hinge is for surface applications. These parts are also known as butterfly hinges, decorative spring hinges, or spring loaded cabinet hinges. Stocked in a 1.125" size, the hinges are available in a nickel or brass plated steel.

Additionally, we stock a Cover Hinge which is designed to cover a small opening in a cabinet where quick access is needed. This part is also known as a switch cover hinge, access cover hinge, spring-loaded cover hinge or a receptacle hinge. This hinge provides an economical solution to both securely protect and cover an access panel opening.

If one of our stock offerings isn't the right fit for your application, we can also assist you in the design of a custom spring hinge for your application. Special lengths, widths, and spring tensions are available as well as numerous other custom operations. Please visit the Spring Hinge section of the Hinge Guru for guidance.

See our notes on Measuring Spring Hinge Torque       and our Spring Hinge Video!

Sections on this page:
Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
0.3 to 1.5
1.8 to 2.2
2.9 to 3.8
4.5 to 5.3
5.4 to 6.4
7.5 to 8.3
9.8 to 10.5
Finish
Barrel Brass and
Brite Burnish
Nickel
No Finish
Passivate
Vapor Degrease
Zinc
Zinc and Clear
Trivalent Chromate
Hole Dia
0.128
0.194
Length
1.100 to 2.000
2.187 to 3.500
5.000 to 5.375
8.750
Material
Plain Steel
Stainless Steel
Open
0.750
1.000
1.250
1.500
1.610
1.750
1.780
1.850
2.000
2.750
Pin
0.062 to 0.091
0.115 to 0.120
0.136 to 0.187
Spring
Action
Close
Open
Thick
0.025
0.035
0.040
0.050
0.060

Spring Hinges - With Holes, Loaded to Open

Spring Hinge With Holes Loaded to Open We stock these hinges spring loaded to open, with and without holes, in steel and stainless steel. Our size selection for stock items starts with a .75" open by 1.25" long all the way to 2.00" open by 5.00" long.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
1114-02 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Plain Steel Open Zinc 0.4
1116-02 1.750 1.500 0.035 0.091 Plain Steel Open Zinc 0.4
1117-02 2.187 1.250 0.050 0.115 Plain Steel Open Zinc 3.8
1643-02 2.000 1.000 0.035 0.091 Plain Steel Open Zinc 0.4
PS1120-02 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Plain Steel Open Zinc 1.2
STS1114 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 0.7
STS1119 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.8
WHPS1124 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Open No Finish 3.0
WHPS1126 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Open No Finish 8.3
WHSTS1124 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.5
WHSTS1126 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 8.1
PS1122-02 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Plain Steel Open Zinc 2.0
STS1118 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.8
STS1116 1.750 1.500 0.035 0.091 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 0.8
STS1117 2.187 1.250 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.6
STS1120 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 1.2
STS1122 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 2.0
STS1643025 2.000 1.000 0.035 0.091 Stainless Steel Open Vapor Degrease 0.4
STS1643035 2.000 1.000 0.035 0.091 Stainless Steel Open Vapor Degrease 1.1

Spring Hinges - With Holes, Loaded to Close

Spring Hinge With Holes, Loaded to CloseWe stock these hinges spring loaded to close, with and without holes, in steel and stainless steel. Our size selection for stock items starts with a 1.00" open by 2.00" long all the way to 2.00" open by 5.00" long.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
1644-02 2.000 1.000 0.035 0.091 Plain Steel Close Zinc 0.5
PS1123-02 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Plain Steel Close Zinc 3.4
STS1121 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 1.4
STS1123 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 3.6
STS1644035 2.000 1.000 0.035 0.091 Stainless Steel Close Vapor Degrease 1.8
WHPS1125 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Close No Finish 5.0
WHPS1127 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Close No Finish 9.8
WHSTS1125 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 4.5
WHSTS1127 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 8.3
PS1121-02 3.500 1.500 0.060 0.120 Plain Steel Close Zinc 1.5

Spring Hinges - No Holes, Loaded to Open

Spring Hinge No Holes, Loaded to OpenWe stock these hinges spring loaded to open, with and without holes, in steel and stainless steel. Our size selection for stock items starts with a .75" open by 1.25" long all the way to 2.00" open by 5.00" long.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
NHPS1114 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Plain Steel Open No Finish 0.3
NHPS1116 1.750 1.500 0.035 0.082 Plain Steel Open No Finish 0.4
NHPS1117 2.187 1.250 0.050 0.120 Plain Steel Open No Finish 3.2
NHPS1120 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Plain Steel Open No Finish 1.1
NHPS1122 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Plain Steel Open No Finish 1.5
NHPS1124 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Open No Finish 3.8
NHSTS1124 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.8
NHSTS1126 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 8.1
NHPS1126 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Open No Finish 7.5
NHSTS1114 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 0.4
NHSTS1116 1.750 1.500 0.035 0.082 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 0.5
NHSTS1117 2.187 1.250 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.5
NHSTS1120 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 0.9
NHSTS1122 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 2.0

Spring Hinges - No Holes, Loaded to Close

Spring Hinge No Holes, Loaded to CloseWe stock these hinges spring loaded to close, with and without holes, in steel and stainless steel. Our size selection for stock items starts with a .75" open by 1.25" long all the way to 2.00" open by 5.00" long.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
NHPS1115 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Plain Steel Close No Finish 0.6
NHPS1121 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Plain Steel Close No Finish 1.4
NHPS1123 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Plain Steel Close No Finish 3.0
NHPS1125 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Close No Finish 5.3
NHPS1127 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Plain Steel Close No Finish 9.8
NHSTS1115 1.250 0.750 0.025 0.062 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 0.5
NHSTS1121 3.500 1.500 0.040 0.091 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 1.5
NHSTS1123 5.000 2.000 0.050 0.120 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 3.7
NHSTS1125 3.250 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 4.7
NHSTS1127 5.375 1.500 0.060 0.156 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 10.5

Continuous Spring Hinges - Loaded to Open

Continuous Spring Hinge Loaded to OpenThis group of spring hinges is 1.50" open by 8.75" long. We stock this part spring loaded to open in steel and stainless steel with and without holes.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
NHPS1128 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Plain Steel Open No Finish 3.3
NHSTS1128 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.8
WHPS1128 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Plain Steel Open No Finish 5.3
WHSTS1128 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Stainless Steel Open No Finish 3.8

Continuous Spring Hinges - Loaded to Close

Continuous Spring Hinge Loaded to CloseThis group of spring hinges is 1.50" open by 8.75" long. We stock this part spring loaded to close in steel and stainless steel with and without holes.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
NHPS1129 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Plain Steel Close No Finish 6.4
NHSTS1129 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 6.0
WHPS1129 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Plain Steel Close No Finish 5.3
WHSTS1129 8.750 1.500 0.050 0.090 Stainless Steel Close No Finish 5.4

Cabinet Spring Hinges

Cabinet Spring HingeOur Cabinet Spring Hinges are for surface applications. These parts are also known as decorative spring hinges or spring loaded cabinet hinges. They are stocked in steel with a nickel or brass finish and stainless steel passivated. Two sizes are available - 1.100" and 2" long. All hinges have two plain holes in each leaf. Supplied without screws.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Hole Dia Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
343-1-03 1.100 1.610 0.050 0.136 0.128 Plain Steel Open Barrel Brass and
Brite Burnish
2.2
343-1-14 1.100 1.610 0.050 0.136 0.128 Plain Steel Open Nickel 2.1
343-2-03 2.000 1.850 0.050 0.187 0.194 Plain Steel Open Barrel Brass and
Brite Burnish
3.7
343-2-14 2.000 1.750 0.050 0.170 0.194 Plain Steel Open Nickel 3.5
343-2-32 2.000 1.780 0.050 0.166 0.194 Stainless Steel Open Passivate 2.9
343-1-32 1.100 1.610 0.050 0.136 0.128 Stainless Steel Open Passivate 2.2

Cover Spring Hinges

Cover Spring HingeThis spring hinge is used to cover an access hole in a cabinet. This part is also known as a switch cover hinge, access cover hinge, spring loaded cover hinge or a receptacle hinge. A finger hold allows easy access to the component inside the cabinet.

Item Length Open Thick Pin Material Spring
Action
Finish Approx Torque
@180 (in-lb)
1645-02 1.562 2.750 0.050 0.115 Plain Steel Open Zinc and Clear
Trivalent Chromate
0.3
1645-32 1.562 2.750 0.050 0.115 Stainless Steel Open Passivate 0.6

General Dynamics Spring Hinges

C9871-3 Spring HingeThis spring hinge complies to the requirements of General Dynamics (Ft. Worth division) drawing C9871-3 Rev D. (NSN 5340-01-292-7584)

We also have standard spring hinges that comply with the General Dynamics drawings C9871-1 and C9871-2:

C9871-1 is the Guden Part Number NHSTS1114.

C9871-2 is the Guden Part Number NHSTS1116.