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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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Medical Applications for Friction Hinges and Rotary Viscous Dampers

In medical and clean room environments free floating particles are a concern because of possible contamination of products and people. One of the benefits of our rotary viscous dampers and friction hinges is the lack of particulation. We have no metal … 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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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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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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Rotary Viscous dampers for Medical Devices

Many medical devices such as hospital equipment, emergency equipment and prosthetic devices are examples of applications that could use friction hinges or rotary viscous dampers. Elbow joints,  knees and ankles are good examples. In the arena of hospital equipment we … Continue reading

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