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Rotary Viscous Dampers In Bathroom Safety

The public bathroom is a great place for convenience, yet must remain safe to use for everyone. Think of all the items in the bathroom that swing open, up or down.  Baby changing stations, grab bars, stall doors, shower seats, medicine cabinets and … Continue reading

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Rotary Viscous Dampers & Bathroom Accessories

A great application for rotary viscous dampers is a swing down grab bar used in handicap bathrooms.  These 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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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

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