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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 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

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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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