Category Archives: Construction

Rotary Viscous Dampers & Bathroom Accessories

A great application for rotary viscous dampers is a swing down grab bar used in handicap bathrooms. ┬áThese bars are for accessibility to the toilet area for disabled and bariatric patients. If there is no friction hinge the bar may … Continue reading

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Safety Applications for Friction Hinges

A major concern for years has been consumer product safety and safety in public areas. Any moving member of a consumer product is a potential application for a friction hinge or rotary viscous damper. These two products can prevent pinch … Continue reading

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Friction Hinge and Rotary Viscous Hinge Options

Individually, friction hinges and rotary viscous dampers perform a basic function that each was designed to do efficiently. But each of these units can be combined with options into a system which can turn the product into a real value … Continue reading

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