Our client is saving more than $250,000 a year since Ajax took over the manufacture of this bottom hinge almost 20 years ago. Our continuous improvements in materials selection, tooling and production automation have eliminated heat treating, deburring and manual pin insertion.We achieved fully automated assembly with 0 PPM field failure.

Product DescriptionMass volume appliance hinge with progressive die stamping
Capabilities AppliedProcesses;Design; prototyping; pin insertion done in progressive stamping die
Tightest Tolerance.003 (Hole diameter)
Material Thickness10 GA (.135")
Material UsedGrade 50 HSLA/HRPO
Material FinishZinc and clear (RoHS compliant)
Industry for UseAppliance
Volume800K annualy
Lead Time1-3 days
Delivery LocationMidwest U.S.
Standards MetRoHS
Product NameAppliance door bottom hinge
Project ScopeReduce material gauge and increase strength for piece part cost reduction.
Design WorkMaterial selection; tooling re-design