Motion Control Engineering & Manufacturing Resources

Counterbalance Springs or Heavy-Duty Gas Springs? Cost Vs. Lifetime

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 6, 2019 10:30:59 AM

When it comes to weight and motion control, developers certainly have their options. Two of the most popular options in high-stress, high-performance applications are gas springs and counterbalance spring hinges. Like with many other competing technologies, there’s a debate over which is the better value.

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Topics: Counterbalances, gas springs

Hinge Design: What Is Motion Control?

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 31, 2019 11:12:47 AM

Motion and perceived quality are closely linked. When a lid, cover, or door moves smoothly with just the “right” amount of effort, users can tell it's a high quality product.

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Topics: Counterbalances, ergonomics, motion control, design

What Is a Counterbalance System?

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 16, 2019 4:11:35 PM

Like so many other manufacturing technologies, counterbalance systems make life easier for the end customer. Matched with the right application, they can be a game-changer for user experience and safety.

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Topics: Counterbalances, applications

Over 950 Kids Join the STEM Wars

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 13, 2019 9:48:04 AM

Weber Knapp was able to connect with over 950 middle school and high school students at this year's STEM Wars, held March 14 at Jamestown Community College's Jamestown campus.

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