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The Vidi Hinge from Hafele America Co. is designed to eliminate problems associated with hinging panels edge-to-edge. Vidi is strong, invisible, and easy to install. Vidi hinges are comprised of plastic housing with a metal pivot point. The hinge body expands when mounted to the panel, thereby providing a precise and secure fitting for smooth hinge Operation. Vidi hinges are available in white, brown, and black plastic finish. Sizes available are 8mm x 32mm, 12mm x 32mm, and 18mm x 52mm. Circle #601

Salice America Inc. offers the series 100/200 full overlay 175 [degrees] hinge. It features an 11mm cup. An O gap occurs between the front edge and back of the door. Circle #602

Ferrari has introduced Its "Anyway Clip" series hinge, which can be fitted from any angle, and now includes a special housing called Twist-On. This housing is designed to improve the Internal handling and storage of doors and to reduce the packing volume of shipments. Circle #603

Marlboro Mfg. has introduced a full line of butt hinges and slip joint hinges. Previously, these hinges were only available In a limited number of sizes. The new sizes range from 0.035 gauge through 0.18 gauge (metal thickness). Both types of hinges are available in three materials: steel, stainless steel and aluminum. Circle #604

Mepla Inc. has introduced the MeplaMatch hinge system that, according to the company, revolutionizes hinge cup mounting. With this system, quality doors, such as high value polyester coated models, can be moved and stored without Protruding hinges. Hinges can be mounted and doors Installed without the use of tools, quicker and easier than other systems, the company says. Circle #605

DRAWER SLIDES

Knape & Vogt Mfg. Co. has upgraded its production facilities to further improve the quality of its products. For example, the 8500 Series slide, for use in desk file drawers, features a consistently smooth and quiet operation, the company says. Circle #606

Kenlin offers the new Ride-Rite center mounted drawer slides, designed for residential, commercial and institutional furniture. Custom sized to each customer's exact specifications, the company guarantees a perfect fit and fast assembly line installation. The Ride-Rite slide consists of drawer guide and runner, also a preassemble ball bearing retainer. Heavy-duty models are available. Circle #607

The Integra 3000 drawer slide with self-closing action is offered by Alfit. The slide features a six-way front adjustment, load capacity of 100 lbs and a mounting width of 1/2 in. Circle #608

Blum's Tandem system is a concealed, under-mount drawer runner that permits users to show off the quality of their wood drawers. It incorporates 14 nylon rollers per runner that control horizontal and vertical forces even under heavy loads, the company says. Locking devices connect the drawer to the runners, provide height adjustment and have a side to side tolerance of 3/32 in. Circle #609

The 3600 Series full-extension drawer slide from Waterloo Furniture Components is constructed of precision strip cold rolled steel and incorporates ball-bearing movement for a smooth progressive slide action, the company says. All models feature a positive stop for fully extended drawers, minimal deflection and a hold-in catch to prevent bounce back as well as the company's Butterfly release for easy interchange. Circle #610

B. Walter & Co. says its easy-to-attach wood drawer guides feature a precision milled tongue-and-groove design, eliminating the need for a tilt rail and providing excellent strength even when the drawer is fully extended, Crafted from seasoned select native hardwoods, the guides provide reliable, long-lastlng quiet, smooth operation and come in two sections. The groove section is 2-in. wide and the tongue is 7/8-in wide. Customer may specify length. Circle #611

The FR 716 heavy-duty pull-out slide from Fulterer USA Inc. has a load capacity of 250 lbs per slide. It has a progressive motion ball-bearing track system and comes In lengths of 16 in. to 40 in. Applications include pantries, tall storage cabinets and built-in audio/video equipment. Circle #612

TFI Corp.'s new Kolvar ball-bearing slide is corrosion and rust resistant, and has drawer disconnect with easy trigger release and low profile for shallow and non-handed drawers. It is compatible with 32mm system hole patterns and features self-adjusting tabs. Circle #613

P.X. Industries has introduced Its "System 99" drawer slide. This two rail system, with 50-lb capacity, has easy rolling In and out action. The rear drawer bracket features a "Euro Wheel." Reinforced front rollers add stability and ensure a smooth ride. Circle #614

Accuride's Model 3829 full-extension drawer slide has been designed for face-frame kitchen cabinets and features easy drawer disconnect and a 75-lb load rating per pair. The low profile slide has a self-registering front bracket and a rear-mounting bracket for 2 in. of length adjustment. The slide is available in epoxy white, zinc-plated clear or black finishes. Circle #618

Delta Industries' side-mounted drawer slide features a 75-lb test rating and non-handed brackets that eliminate the conventional drawer rails and exposed hardware when the drawer is extended. The slide has been engineered with positive in and out stops as well as a hold-open feature and is backed by the company's lifetime guarantee. Circle #619

Houck Industries' 1100 series concealed undermount drawer guide is reported to eliminate the need to surrender 1/2 in. on both sides of the drawer. Load rated at 100 lbs, the system features 7/8-drawer extension and white or almond finish. Circle #620

Sugatsune America Inc. offers high-end accessories for glass doors. The glass pulls are suitable for any quality showcase of cabinet, the company says. The collection includes: acrylic, synthetic rubber, brass ring pulls and counterpieces to use in combination with a magnetic push latch. They can be applied to any 5mm or 6mm glass door. Circle #623

Knobs and pulls from Bryan Plastics include multi-colored "D" and "C" handles in various lengths and diameters. Colors matching Wilsonart and Formica laminates are available. Circle #624

Hardware Concepts has introduced wide range of solid brass handles an knobs. The Sarasota Series allows you t combine polished brass or polished chrome ends with a range of colored inserts, wood inserts, or granite colored inserts. Available in 3 inch or 96mm hole center to center. The company is also introducing the Miami Pull. Each handle is made up of five slices that fit together. There are more than 160,000 color possibilities. Circle #625

HEWI's new four-page brochure includes photos and information on 49 pulls, knobs and recessed pulls in a variety of styles and sizes. Also included are two hinges for flush-mounted cabinet doors. All items are available in 13 colors. Circle #626

The Buttermilk group of knobs and pulls from Belwith International is finished in highly polished brass and traditional designs that profile Southern styling and craftsmanship. They are available in unadorned brass or with china accents. The knobs measure 1 1/2 in. in diameter. Circle #627

Anchor Harvey manufactures forged brass handles, knobs, lever arms, latch bolts, pulls, plates and escutcheons. The hardware is free of porosity, easy to machine and can be plated or anodized to color match mating parts. Circle #628

Simplex Access Controls, Div. of ILCO UNICAN, has introduced a keyless push-button lock as a child safety feature for residential cabinetry and for use in business applications. The push button mechanical lock offers 2,200 different security combinations and can be easily installed. Uses range from storage cabinets for cleaners, guns and audio-video equipment to desk drawers, vending machines and retail display cases. Circle #630

The Illinois Lock Co. offers reversible cam locks. Features include removable core, reversible key function, seven-disc tumbler mechanism and master keyable, Custom versions are available. Circle #631

Timberline Supply Ltd.'s new 16-page brochure describes and illustrates its locking systems for wood furniture. Included are front gang locks, side gang locks, central locks for desks and credenzas, lateral file locks and more. The locks are available in five finishes: polished nickel, old English, black, statuary bronze and polished brass. Circle #632

A-Ventures Inc. offers a wide range of hardware supplies. Drawer slides, ball bearing slides, European concealed hinges, casters, fitting's and fasteners, catches, locks, etc. Circle #633

Bulldog Lock Co. offers a variety of hardware components for cabinets including the self-aligning cabinet catch. the catch controls sagging or warping of doors and is permanently lubricated for smooth quiet operation. Color options are available. Circle #634

LIFTS & SWIVELS

Eubank Inc.'s Double Guillotine mechanism allows two-door panels to part from the center and open vertically. The mechanism is said to be easy to install and includes an automatic reverse in case movement of the door is blocked. Light switches are door activated or remote control activated. Circle #635

Chief Mfg. Inc.'s LM series lift mechanism can raise equipment weighing up to 350 lbs, depending on the model. The lifts can be built into a variety of furniture, cabinets and case goods. The Lift-N-Release counterbalance design activates the lift with a gentle upward pull and depresses to lock the unit in the down position, the company says. Circle #636

Amerock Corp. has developed new accessory packages that take the guesswork out of specifying, ordering and installing popular cabinet storage features. Among the company's pre-selected accessory combinations is their floor-mounted base and pantry pull-out systems. Dealers, designers or cabinetmakers need only know cabinet opening width to order all hardware needed. Circle #638

Auton's Model 1001 Pop-up TV lift can raise and lower 200 lbs. It is able to support uneven weights, comes with a radio remote control and manual switch, and features a five-year warranty. Circle #639

Luigi Miano manufactures a wide selection of drawer slides, TV swivels, brackets, revolving plates and table slides. Circle #640

I/USA Mfg. Corp. has a wide range of products for cabinet and furniture manufacturers. These include the wide range of Ferrari European concealed hinges, epoxy coated Euroslides with three sets of stapling holes on each of the drawer members, TV swivels, leg levelers, glides, one-and two-piece connecting screws, fittings, twin wheel casters, shelf supports, door bumpers, towel racks, lift-up shelf mechanism, fold-out ironing boards, Lazy Susans, cutlery trays, built-in waste containers and much more. Circle #643

A new rotating shelf from Crazy Susan has the shape of a "Reuleaux" triangle -- a rounded equilateral triangle which has a constant width so it can rotate eccentrically to utilize all the space in a corner cabinet. The wood shelf features a special track on the base to guide the rotation of three bearings on the underside of the shelf. It is offered unfinished. Circle #644

Doug Mockett & Co. offers eight sizes of grommet liners and cap sets to accommodate nearly every size electrical or computer plug for the office environment. The sizes offered are: 3/4 in., 1 in., 1 1/2 in., 1 3/4 in., 2, 2 1/2 in., 3 in. and 4 in. Nine colors and plated finishes are available in most sizes: black, walnut brown, light gray, putty, white, polished chrome/satin chrome, polished brass and antique bronze. Custom colors are also available. Circle #645

Master Metal Works makes and stocks hardware components and table bases to fit many needs. Standard lines are available, but the company will fabricate to customer specifications. Circle #646

OTHER HARDWARE

The Series 9000 is a heavy-duty steel system of twin-track uprights and shelving brackets from Spur Hardware. The brackets measure 5 in. to 24 in. Also available are shelf-end brackets, sloping brackets and clip-on bookends in white, almond, brown, matte black and red. Circle #647

Wood Technology Inc. offers a computer keyboard tray that uses plastic glides and pulls straight out. A built-in catch holds the tray in the open position. The tray is stocked in white, black and light gray. The company says the tray is easy to install. Circle #648

Bainbridge Mfg. Inc.'s heavy-duty locking shelf support has two 5mm pins spaced on 32mm centers. It is manufactured out of nylon in 15 colors. Two sizes are available -- 1 in. and 3/4 in. Applications include institutional caseworks and most other situations where a heavy-duty support is needed. Circle #649

Diwar manufactures a wide variety of casters for chairs and furniture with and without brakes or hoods. A new brochure illustrates more than 50 casters and chair glides. Circle #650
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Title Annotation:Tenth Annual Productivity Handbook
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Date:Aug 1, 1992
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