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6 Grill & BBQ Smoker Design Ideas to Get Your Customer to Go High-End

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 10, 2020 3:04:44 PM

Today’s outdoor and backyard living enthusiasts treat grilling almost like a religion. They’re not afraid to drop down four-figure amounts on your latest grill or BBQ smoker design idea -- if you can convince them it’s worth the price.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Motion Control, Design, Engineering, Grill, Smoker, Aesthetics, Food Industry, trends

CNC Fiber Laser Cutting Machines: Considerations for Manufacturing

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 3, 2020 1:57:44 PM

Using laser cutting machines to produce detailed metal parts has been a common practice since the early 1970s. In today’s manufacturing scene, laser cutters are used extensively because now we can give the machines CAD design features and crank out the finished product in minutes. 

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Topics: Applications, Engineering, Manufacturing

6 Benefits of Computer Carts on Wheels for Hospitals

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 2, 2020 10:42:00 AM

The way health care is delivered in hospitals is changing. Yet every medical center must still meet the same standards of exceptional care.

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Medical Equipment, Safety

5 Tips for Employee Health and Safety for Sitting at Work

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 28, 2020 1:52:05 PM

Is standing at work healthier than sitting? Yes, but even employees with a sit-stand desk don’t want to be on their feet all day. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Safety, office equipment

VIDEOS: Motion Control Solutions for Complex Industrial Hinge Design

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 20, 2020 12:24:00 PM

Today “motion control” implies automation, robotics, and electronics. But you’d be amazed 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

Mechanical vs. Electronic Motion Control Solutions

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 13, 2020 12:00:00 PM

When talking about today’s motion control solutions, engineers tend to think in terms of motors and cylinders. True, those can provide movement, but so can mechanical motion control, which has come a long way in terms of complexity and quality. 

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Topics: Applications, Motion Control, Design, Engineering

6 Grill & BBQ Smoker Hinge Design Guidelines to Chew On

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 6, 2020 12:00:00 PM

The summer season is synonymous with nice weather, long days and -- of course -- barbecues. More than ever, people are looking for a peaceful escape outdoors, and willing to spend big money on a high-end grill or smoker.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Gas Springs, High End Grill, Hinges, Smoker Grill, Food Industry, kitchen

An Ergonomic Website for Ergonomic Office Solutions

Posted by Weber Knapp on Apr 29, 2020 8:05:49 AM

Ergonomics isn’t just about what kind of ergonomic office products you’re using; ergonomics is about making life easier and relaxing your customers’ or employees’ bodies to be more comfortable. Whether at work, home, or a medical facility, you can always apply ergonomics. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Safety, standards & certifications, office equipment

Correct Office Ergonomics: What's the Best Position for a Keyboard?

Posted by Weber Knapp on Apr 22, 2020 11:00:00 AM

If your office or classroom is spending a good portion of its day sitting at a desk and working on a computer, you probably already know how important it is to promote correct office ergonomics. A healthy work lifestyle reduces back, neck, and eye strain, as well as the risk of desk job-related injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Safety, office equipment

9 Ideas for Medical Ergonomics Improvements in Your Facility

Posted by Weber Knapp on Apr 16, 2020 12:16:42 PM

The benefits of better ergonomics are well documented and include wide-ranging health, safety, and comfort benefits. In medical environments, ergonomic furniture and devices are especially important because of the multitude of people they can impact -- and we’re not just talking about patients.

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Topics: Counterbalances, Applications, Ergonomics, Medical Equipment, Safety, office equipment