The most durable and versatile products can turn out to be intimidating to the user if the wrong type of heavy-duty hinges are used. Ask anyone that lifts heavy lids all day -- spring-assisted hinges are necessary for the safety and efficiency of your entire staff.
In the height of pandemic-related restrictions and work-from-home requirements ended, employees got used to the flexibility of working from home or on the road. Now, many businesses are considering the hub-and-spoke model to allow for multiple satellite offices to suit their employee’s needs.
The way health care is delivered in hospitals is changing. Yet every medical center must still meet the same standards of exceptional care.
There are many ways to make something go from point A to point B. Not all of them are great long-term solutions.
With lighter COVID restrictions and an increase in travel, more people will be working from hotels. Is your business prepared to meet their needs for space, privacy, and ergonomic workspaces?
Remote workers are looking for spaces that are ergonomic, easy to clean, and spacious. As 2022 inches closer, is your hotel in line with new hotel ergonomics and furniture design trends?
Gas springs and their close cousins are abundant in many industries and applications. From overhead bins in airplanes, and from cargo doors to armored vehicle doors, gas springs have a variety of applications.
Have you created a healthy workplace for your employees? The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) advocates for a workplace that promotes good posture through ergonomic office furniture and equipment. Good posture leads to more productive employees with fewer aches and pains, healthier bodies, and fewer sick days.
There are many reasons a design engineer would want to calculate center of gravity. One of the big ones? Keeping your lid, door, or cover from slamming into something -- or someone.
Designing a no-slam hinge won’t just keep your customers safer, it’ll also keep you safer … from lawsuits. On a lighter note (pun intended), a steady open/close also improves ease of use for customers.
Keep reading to learn how to find the center of gravity of an irregular object of mass. There are actually three ways:
- The Easy Way
- The Easier Way
- The Easiest Way!