Monthly Archives: September 2014

High Performance Fricition hinges & Rotary Viscous Dampers

As a engineering consultant & manufacturing company we distinguish ourselves through the performance of our products. Friction hinges & rotary viscous dampers can be mocked up and simulated using imprecise components to achieve a mediocre performance curve.  We don’t take that road. … Continue reading

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Spring Loaded Rotary Viscous Damper

I would like to talk about another real world application that we have designed our rotary viscous damper into and manufactured for a customer.  The application was a waste receptacle lid in an aircraft. The lid of the waste receptacle … Continue reading

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New Product Release of Friction Hinges

  We have developed a greaseless friction hinge series: GL375. The key feature is the lack of messy grease. Automakers should be thrilled about this, no more incidental transfer onto auto interior surfaces. The hinges are resistant to harsh chemicals … Continue reading

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