Continuous Hinges -- A-A-55500 Series Military Specification, Stainless Steel, Less Passivate.
Guden supplies hinges to the A-A-55000 military specification. A-A55589, A-A55590, A-A55591, A-A55592, A-A55593, A-A55594, A-A55595 and A-A55596 series hinges are available in stainless steel except less the passivation per the (C) material designation for the military specification. This can be more economical for cutting and then having to passivate the hinge again because of the unfinished ends.
Many of the parts under this mil-spec series are also indexed through the Guden government cage code 03007.
For stainless steel with the passivate per the (C) material designation, please see here.
For plain steel, the (D) material designation, please see here.
For aluminum, the (A) material designation, please see here.
Material designations (B) for brass, (DF) for zinc plated steel, or (E) for cadmium plated steel, can also be supplied upon request. Please contact our customer service department for more information.
Many of the sizes are in stock in the specified stock length, and can also be supplied with holes and cut to length as required. Additional custom operations such as countersunk holes, cut outs, PEMs, slots, bends, offsets and many other special features can also be supplied. Please see the Guden custom hinge site Hinges.com for assistance and guidance in getting the custom hinge that's a perfect fit for your requirements. Easily choose your options, build your custom hinge and submit the information to us for a quick quotation. And for even more continuous hinge design guidelines and help see our Hinge Guidelines.
Effective 10/31/97, all MS35821 through MS35831 series continuous hinges were superseded by the A-A-55589 through A-A-55596 specifications. Due to customer requests, MS35821 through MS35831 hinges continue to be in Guden stock, or can be supplied as a custom run. Our selection of MS35000 series aluminum, (D) material designation is here.