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    Why Choose Austin Hardware® for Your Trailer Hardware Solutions?

    Posted by Austin Hardware on Aug 31, 2020 11:10:00 AM

    Did you know that Austin Hardware supplies hard-working hardware to some of the biggest trailer manufacturers in the business? With over 10 U.S. locations and 60 years of experience, we work with some of the best in the industry. We also have the products and knowledge to outfit many different types of trailers. From car haulers to horse trailers and everything in between, we have the hardware you need for your trailer. We also have a helpful team of experts willing to set up a time to discuss your business goals and unique set of needs. No matter what size your business, we have multiple teams of experts ready to work alongside your business as a partner to provide you with the best trailer related solutions in the industry.  

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    Topics: Trailers

    Several of the Most Common Rear Trailer Door Hinge Problems Solved.

    Posted by Rob Dell'Elmo on Jun 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM


    Enclosed trailer and horse trailer manufacturers, which are fabricated from aluminum in particular, often have trouble with 3-piece rear door and ramp door hinge alignment.

    3 Piece Trailer Hinge Family - Austin Hardware®

     

    It takes a precise measurement and careful hands to align most standard 3-piece rear and ramp door hinges correctly due to the challenge of laying the hinge flat for welding or bolting. This can add an inordinate amount of time to the assembly process. Additionally, while most assemblers get close, even a slightly misaligned hinge can adversely affect its durability and longevity. These are two critical expectations for buyers of high-end aluminum trailers.

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    Topics: Austin Engineered Solutions™, Hinges, Trailers