MiniFix assembly system, was invented and introduced to the market by the Häfele Company in 1980. This union system for furniture revolutionized completely the worldwide hardware market, facilitating the assembly of furniture.MiniFix assembly system, is one of the inventions that allowed the rise of RTA furniture (Ready To Assemble). And the great simplicity, practicality, and especially its effectiveness during the installation process, have made that this system continues in use to date, being used by wood professionals worldwide and has also continued to evolve and improve technically and the performance over time since its invention.
The Assembly system for MiniFix furniture, mainly consists of two pieces. A small cylindrical eccentric box and a cylindrical pin whose function is to make a turn inside the box to allow the union of the 2 pieces of a furniture.
As standard, the MiniFix eccentric boxes are manufactured in zamak. Zamak is an alloy of zinc with aluminum, magnesium and copper. It has high hardness, high tensile strength, 6.6 g/cm³ density and melting temperature of 386º C. Although in the market it is possible to manufacture them in plastic material or even in nickel-plated steel.
MiniFix eccentric boxes have different finishes to be able to perfectly fit the design and finish of the Cabinet in which they are installed. Zamac material is available in black, natural zinc, chromed and nickel plated. MiniFix made of plastic is available in beige, white, brown and black.
Special tools are not required for installation of the Minifix system boxes, or additional assistance from a professional expert, even the inclusion of the lower bolt can be done with the pressure of a hand, without any tools. This union system for furniture, despite being very simple, offers an assembly really perfect, stable and secure, providing a clamping force, even superior to other systems of cam or pins.
Any carpenter or professional wood that requires easy assembly furniture manufactures or installs, also need to materially reduce working time and in addition want to do so without the need of special tools, there is no doubt that the MINIFIX union system for furniture is their best choice.