Monthly Archives: October 2014

Rotary Viscous Dampers in Production Machinery

Some applications for a rotary viscous damper are in the automotive factory field.  There are many conveyor belts in use in the mass production of automobiles.  Some specific applications are production lines building fuel pumps to body painting lines.  These  lines need to … Continue reading

Posted in Automotive, damping, friction hinges, manufacturing, production | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Services Provided By Mechanical Motion Technologies LLC

Since we work on specific engineering problems that are in a narrow niche we have proprietary processes which are used to achieve optimal solutions. Our vast experience in motion control and list of high profile clients such as BE Aerospace … Continue reading

Posted in Automotive, manufacturing, mechanical engineering, medical, rotary viscous damping, torque hinge | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Greaseless Friction Hinge with HIgh Torque capabilities

We have been working on greaseless friction hinges that have a large range of torques. The unit shown in the picture is an early stage proof of concept for a 60 in-lb friction hinge with a life cycle of 40,000. … Continue reading

Posted in Automotive, friction hinges, furniture, mechanical engineering, medical, torque hinge | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Automotive Rotary Viscous Damping Application

One place you might see a rotary viscous damper in a mass produced application is in a vehicle. The handles inside the passenger cab above the window usually incorporate a torsion spring loaded rotary viscous damper. This application is not … Continue reading

Posted in Automotive, damping, friction hinges, manufacturing, rotary viscous damping | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Slow Opening Lid Mechanism from Mechanical Motion Technologies LLC

see video below for a typical application of a slow opening, easy close  damper for use in product design. May be used in garbage can lids, toy boxes, delicate electronic enclosures and more. These units are designed for 50-100,000+ life cyles. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Slow Close Toilet Seat Case Study

I have been studying the various mechanisms needed to achieve a true long lasting slow close toilet seat. For years a few high quality seat makers have produced mechanisms that were purely mechanical to achieve a slow close seat. When … Continue reading

Posted in furniture, mechanical engineering, medical, patents, rotary viscous damping | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Case Studies in Choosing a Mechanical Motion Technologies LLC Friction Hinge

In the image shown above we see an application for a precision friction hinge.  The product shown above is a back rest for use in a critical care facility. It supports a weak back when using the commode. The green … Continue reading

Posted in friction hinges, furniture, mechanical engineering, medical, torque hinge | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment