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Where to Purchase Ergonomics Office Furniture: How to Find a Supplier

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 18, 2022 3:00:00 PM


So you’ve read up on the benefits of ergonomic office products. You’ve heard rave reviews about the top ergonomic office chairs, ergonomic computer solutions (i.e. advanced keyboard mechanisms and adjustable monitor arms), and desktop components for training desks. 

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Cost, office equipment

Folding Furniture Maximizes Space in Tiny Home Design

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 15, 2022 10:32:42 AM

If your goal is to reduce your carbon footprint, then investing in a tiny home is the way to go. This, along with lower heating and electricity costs, mean you can reduce your impact on the environment around you. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Design, Counterbalance, Hinges

Case Studies Show Weber Knapp Motion Control Successes

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 15, 2022 10:15:54 AM

Motion control has made a lot of tasks easier in a number of industries. New products incorporate counterbalance or spring-assist hinges to provide a new, improved solution to an old or long-standing problem. Weber Knapp offers a series of case studies to provide you with a better idea of the potential solutions to any hinge-related problems you may encounter. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Design, Hinges, Industrial, kitchen

7 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Sit-Stand Desk

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 15, 2022 10:05:38 AM

An eight-hour workday can make staying alert and fully focused a challenge for even the most invested employees. Standing desk ergonomics can go a long way toward improving focus over the course of the workday. It also puts you in a better mood, since your body releases endorphins while standing. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Aesthetics, office equipment

Hinge Design: What Is Motion Control?

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 14, 2022 3:43:00 PM

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

The Best Position for a Computer Screen in an Ergonomic Desk Setup

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jul 14, 2022 2:45:00 PM

When it comes to ergonomics and computer screens, it’s all in how you look at them. One thing is beyond dispute: If you want an ergonomic desk set up at the office or in a university setting, there’s definitely a right way and a wrong way to do it.

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Topics: Ergonomics

Foldaway Beds Gaining Traction

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 27, 2022 3:33:23 PM

Today’s world has seen new priorities come to light in response to the global pandemic. One result of people being required to stay home for long periods of time is that they stopped to evaluate their living space. For some, that space presented issues. If it was less than ideal, a makeover went into action. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Design, Durability, hospitality, trends

Office Ergonomics: How to Address and Avoid Issues in the Workspace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 27, 2022 3:20:28 PM

Ergonomics is a recognized factor in employee health, productivity and workplace safety. Facilities that do not budget for and pay attention to ergonomics see employees with repetitive stress injuries, distracted from their work, and less than thrilled to be there.

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Topics: Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design, office equipment

Counterbalance Hinges: Safety and Injury Reduction in the Workplace

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 24, 2022 3:24:00 PM

Workers deal with a lot of equipment and applications that can cause trauma to their hands. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 102,350 total hand injuries occurred in 2020. 

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Topics: Motion Control, Hinges, Industrial, Lid Support, kitchen

Weber Knapp Counterbalance Hinges Help Your Industry Innovate

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 22, 2022 8:46:00 AM


At first glance, you might suspect that the only place you’re going to see a Vectis™ Counterbalance is in an industrial setting, perhaps mounted on an enormous machine shield, or maybe some type of oversize industrial tank lid. 

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Topics: Counterbalances, Motion Control, Counterbalance Hinge, Hinges, Vectis