Motion Control Engineering & Manufacturing Resources

5 Heavy-Duty Hatch Hinge Design Guidelines

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

Some elements of motion control require a complex hinge design to meet rigorous industry needs and standards for your product. This is especially true for outdoor applications that endure both harsh weather conditions and repeated use (or, more likely, slamming). 

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Counterbalance Hinge, Engineering, Industrial, Durability

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

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

Home Office Ergonomics Checklist for Working Remotely

Posted by Weber Knapp on Mar 26, 2020 3:55:19 PM

The COVID-19 scare has forced workers out of their comfort zones. Most office employees have been setting up to work from home -- many for the first time -- for the long haul.

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Topics: Ergonomics, office equipment

Which Ergonomic Office Accessories & Products Should You Prioritize?

Posted by Weber Knapp on Mar 11, 2020 12:30:00 PM

Office ergonomics is all about productivity, both for the workers and the managers trying to maximize staff ROI. Reducing stress and strain by using ergonomic office products helps employees stay focused and perform better and more efficiently. It also improves their mood, reducing tension and conflict. 

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Topics: Ergonomics, Cost

Read Up! Benefits of Book Lift Mechanisms

Posted by Weber Knapp on Mar 4, 2020 11:00:00 AM

Books can be timeless -- until they’re in tatters. Library staffers know how challenging it is to keep books and other library media in good shape. It’s not just a matter of poor treatment by book borrowers. The very process of removing and replacing borrowed materials can cause scuffs, scrapes, and other damages.

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Durability, Cost