2 Feb 2022
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Hi guys
Does anyone have an idea on how I can repair this broken bathroom cabinet bracket/hinge which snapped off yesterday? (The pivot pin snapped off).

I cannot find a replacement anywhere on Google as nobody seems to make the part. It’s a pivot hinge which screws on to a bracket on the glass.

I have tried gorilla glue and JB weld to no avail. It just snaps again as soon as I open the door. Is it possible to weld such a small part? Ideally I’d like to avoid replacing the whole cabinet…
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You might be better off replacing all rhe hinges as a set. Google "Hafele glass cabinet hinges" to see what is available. I doubt you'll get a match in terms of it being a pivot hinge, but it should be possible to get a working solution. Ideally look for one which doesn't require the glass to be drilled
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As above, look at alternative hinges unless you know someone that weld or braze it ( I am not sure what metal it is made from).

My last experience of dealing with a local metal engineers was asking for a stainless metal "washer". It was about 8mm deep, the outer radius was about 50mm, the inner about 25mm. It cost me £75 cash ( 6 years ago). A few months later, I go to know a guy in my local pub, as a mate, he said he would have charged me nothing but would have been happy with £20
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As above, look at alternative hinges unless you know someone that weld or braze it ( I am not sure what metal it is made from).
That probably won't weld or braze - the top photo shows what appears to be a marzak die casting, and marzak being mainly zinc, is almost impossible to weld, braze or even solder. It was once commonly used to produce items such as car door handles, car trim pieces, etc because it is easy to die cast and polishes out with little effort (as it is relatively soft) as well as plates easily

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