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More 3D Printing Friction Hinges and Rotary Viscous Dampers

I have been exploring more avenues in 3D printing.  Currently I have built a Prusa i3 3D printer to fabricate dampers and friction hinges. I choose this type of printer because it allows more parts to be built per square … Continue reading

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More 3D Printed Rotary Viscous Dampers

  Mechanical Motion Technologies  has produced another custom rotary  viscous  damper. By utiilizing state of the art  3d printing polymers we can produce prototypes  and production level dampers at a huge price and leadtime reduction. See us at http://www.mmtech.us to … Continue reading

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3D Printed Rotary Viscous Dampers 

   If you have noticed I used the same image in this post as in the last post.  I have used it because it is the same shape as used in my recently invented rotary viscous damper. Since it is … Continue reading

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3D Printed Friction Hinge

We have been experimenting and testing for around a year now and have developed a high cycle life friction hinge that we can print a critical wear components, on a 3D printer. This break through will help product development of … Continue reading

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Economy of design in a Rotary viscous damper

Our rotary viscous dampers have a unique feature: minimal part count to achieve the desired damping. This is especially noteworthy mainly because it keeps prices low and eases QC processes. We have had great success in achieving consistent damping over … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Dampers And The Environment

I am asked about the material content of our products and how they affect the environment.  We use steels. aluminum and fluids that are 100% recyclable. Most engineered materials in the friction hinges are pure with no contamination elements like … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Dampers and Friction Hinges

We find that if you want to define Rotary Viscous Dampers and friction hinges to those who aren’t used to them, it’s best to describe the motion and the products that you would see them in. This A great staring … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Dampers and Vibration Control

As many engineers know vibrations can cause damage in a myriad of ways. We try to mitigate the effect of vibrations using precision rotary dampers because they can fit into small spaces and have a huge benefit to product performance and … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Damper: flexible and extreme longevity

One feature of our rotary viscous damper is the positional flexibility of the product. Everyone’s application is different and we have designed in the ability to position the damper in any orientation that is needed. This ability helps OEM manufacturers … Continue reading

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Mechanical Motion Technologies LLC as an Engineering Source

Rotary viscous damper and friction hinges are versatile products that can be used in many configurations.  For someone who never integrated one into a product it can be daunting task. This is where we can help. Utilizing our expertise can save you … Continue reading

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