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Motion Control Engineering & Manufacturing Resources

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VIDEOS: Motion Control Engineering Solutions for Complex Hinge Design

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 4, 2022 9:30:00 AM


Today “motion control” implies automation, robotics, and electronics. But you’d be amazed at what you can achieve when you combine old-fashioned mechanical engineering with a creativity-minded manufacturer.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design, Lid Support, Vectis, Durability, Safety, Food Industry, kitchen, hospitality, office equipment

9 Engineering Design Guidelines For Heavy Duty Industrial Hinges

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 4, 2022 12:00:00 AM

So your next design – be it a dishwasher, smoker, tanning bed, refrigerator, or another piece of equipment – needs the support and reliability of heavy duty industrial hinges. You’re working on your hinge design calculations and material specs, and things are getting complicated.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Motion Control, Design, Engineering, Hinges, Lid Support, Finishing, Durability, Aesthetics, Safety

The Ergonomic Furniture Your Office Needs for Happy, Healthy Workers

Posted by Weber Knapp on Oct 3, 2022 9:16:50 AM

What’s an uncomfortable employee like? 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, office equipment

Labor Shortages: Why Office Ergonomics Has Never Been More Important

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 23, 2022 12:00:00 AM

4 Reasons Why Office Ergonomics is Important

  1. A healthier staff
  2. More productive workers
  3. Fewer workplace injuries/fewer workers’ compensation claims
  4. Boosted employee satisfaction and morale

 

The Great Resignation has forever changed the workplace. It doesn’t matter if you’re hiring for an office environment, a healthcare setting, or a manufacturing floor, many employers are facing labor shortages. In fact, more than 40 percent of the workforce is weighing employment options. 

Keeping employees happy and healthy may be more important than ever.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Safety, office equipment

How Hinge Manufacturers Make Better Parts With Cellular Manufacturing

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 16, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Getting the right hinge for your commercial or industrial product relies on having a trusted and reliable hinge manufacturer. Enter cellular manufacturing. 

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Topics: Engineering, Hinge, Industrial, Cost, Manufacturing

The Ultimate Work From Home Ergonomics Checklist

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 15, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Keep this work from home ergonomics checklist in mind when transitioning into remote working: 

  • Workspace mobility
  • Work/home distinction
  • Good posture and comfort
  • Ergonomic opportunities

 

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Topics: Ergonomics, office equipment

Hotel Design Trends | Minimalism, Luxury, & Motion Control Solutions

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 2, 2022 12:17:07 PM

Ask any hotel guest what one of the most important design considerations is for the room they stay in, and there’s a good chance they’ll say “cleanliness.”

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Topics: Applications, Design, Hinges, Hospatility Furniture, Aesthetics

Fall Trade Shows: Where to Find Weber Knapp

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 30, 2022 2:12:59 PM

Make new connections.

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Topics: Medical Equipment, Safety, hospitality, Manufacturing, trade shows

The Benefits of Electroplating | Quality Metal Finishing

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 29, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Even though electroplating sounds like a process straight out of a science fiction movie, it’s actually an excellent way to enhance the look, durability, and functionality of metal components. 

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Topics: Industrial, Finishing, Durability, Aesthetics, Cost

Weber Knapp Employee Focus: Mechanical Engineer |Motion Control Design

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 24, 2022 1:30:00 PM

A custom hinge manufacturer should not just be a simple assembly line -- it should be a full-fledged partner to your entire process.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Motion Control, Design, Engineering, Hinges, Lid Support, Smoker Grill