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.
If there’s one thing that commercial and restaurant kitchen appliances need to be, it’s durable. Ovens, grills, sinks, freezers, and microwaves all have to stand up to regular, repeat use.
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.
A custom hinge manufacturer should not just be a simple assembly line -- it should be a full-fledged partner in your process.
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.
Why bother with chemistry and electronics when you can get great performance from sturdy, reliable mechanical motion control?
When trying to include an innovative or safety-minded motion control design in your product, there’s a sneaky-confusing word you should know: torque.
Modern product design is heavily influenced by motion control. Many of today’s flashy or high-end products take advantage of innovative hinge mechanism design to stand out from the crowd.
If you’re designing a product with a hinge, there’s a decent chance you want it hidden away from the world.
Product makers who want to take their design to another level have more motion control options than ever.