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  • How to specify the correct wall mounted adjustable shelving system

    Jan 27, 2020, 12:41 PM by Editor User

    Our adjustable shelving systems, sometimes referred to as slotted shelving systems or metal track shelving, are based on 4 different bookcase shelving strips; each with distinct features and advantages. The 4 types are the Flat bookcase strip, the Raised bookcase strip (sometimes called “Top Hat” due to the shape of its profile), the Universal Bookcase Strip (commonly referred to as “M” Section due to its profile) and finally “U” Section Bookcase strips. These different profiles vary in maximum load capacity and mounting options.

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  • How to choose a Continuous or Piano Hinge | Cooke Brothers

    Nov 8, 2019, 14:26 PM by Editor User

    A continuous hinge can be quickly and easily distinguished from the more commonly used butt hinge. As the name suggests, a continuous hinge is a single hinge that runs the full length of the door providing a seamless, unbroken aesthetic from top to bottom. This provides several advantages which are particularly suited to arduous or high traffic public environments.

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  • How to Choose the right Concealed Hinges | Cooke Brothers

    Oct 23, 2019, 14:49 PM by Editor User

    You’ve almost certainly come across concealed hinges, in fact, you might well have several in your house. For many people, the most common form of concealed hinge they might interact with on a regular basis is on the inside of their kitchen cabinets. Those clever adjustable mechanisms that allow you to level your cabinet doors and hide the hinge completely when the door is closed.

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