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corner base bi-fold door

2/7/16       
charlie Member

customer wants the bi-fold opening type of door on a 90 degree corner base, haven't done this yet what hinges (blum) do you use, will a 1" thick door work right? thanks

2/8/16       #2: corner base bi-fold door ...
Dennis Bean  Member

Website: http://www.saliceamerica.com

Charlie,

Unfortunately, the maximum door thickness to use the bifold hinge (Salice or Blum) is 21mm (7/8").

You will need to either reduce the door thickness or hinge each door separately left and right to the cabinet.


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2/8/16       #3: corner base bi-fold door ...
Dan

Or use Soss hinges

2/8/16       #4: corner base bi-fold door ...
Edi Silva

I use this one on 1" doors:


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2/8/16       #5: corner base bi-fold door ...
Edi Silva

I know it show 21mm max for door thickness, but it work for me with 1" doors. good luck

Edi

2/8/16       #6: corner base bi-fold door ...
charlie Member

would the edge profile put on the outside of the door help cheat a thicker door? we'll be using one like this image.... Edi are you using the 155 or 170 hinge on the face frame side? thanks again


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2/8/16       #7: corner base bi-fold door ...
Matt Calnen

If you recess an area on the back side of the doors and mount the hinges in the recesses it will work. On a one inch thick door I make my recess 3/16" deep. Seems like everyone wants 1 inch thick doors these days.

2/9/16       #8: corner base bi-fold door ...
Edi Silva

For the few jobs we use Bi-fold hinges, the main door had butt hinge. If you are using concealed hinges for the whole job, you will get better results with Salice. Blum is very limited with thick doors.

Edi

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