About the classification of furniture hardware
In Ming-style furniture, furniture hardware has been widely used, including dozens of varieties such as locks, lifting rings, hinges, slide rails, face leaves, twist heads, hang tags, foot covers, fasteners, and decorative pieces. The ornaments are exquisite in craftsmanship, in plain surface, chiseled flowers, as well as gold-plated, silver-plated and so on.
There are many varieties of modern furniture hardware, which can be divided into nine categories according to their uses. Their forms, specifications, and colors are designed and produced according to the needs of various types of furniture, such as functions, shapes, materials, and structures. Furniture hardware is developing towards standardization, serialization, multi-function and easy disassembly.
According to material classification: zinc alloy, aluminum alloy, iron, plastic, stainless steel, PVC, ABS, copper, nylon, etc. According to the function classification: structural furniture hardware: such as the metal structure of the glass coffee table, the metal legs of the negotiation round table, etc.
Functional furniture hardware: such as riding drawers, hinges, three-in-one connectors, slide rails, laminate supports, etc. Decorative furniture hardware: such as aluminum edge banding, hardware pendants, hardware handles, etc. Classified according to the scope of application: panel furniture hardware, solid wood furniture hardware, hardware furniture hardware, office furniture hardware, bathroom hardware, cabinet furniture hardware, wardrobe hardware, etc.