If you want to design a product with a heavy lid or door, it’s useful to research how engineers have solved similar problems with other products.
Does the lid of that grill, smoker, or barbecue pit you designed fly backward or slam shut unexpectedly? Blame the cheap hinges!
As a kid, you might have marveled at the flip-up bar countertop at your parents’ favorite restaurant. But a lot has changed since then, and bar lift gates have improved significantly.
While not always visible to the naked eye, custom heavy-duty hinges are hard at work in various industries every day.
Heavy-duty gas spring hinges may be currently installed on your product. However, now the hinge is malfunctioning because the strength of the gas spring has weakened over the lifespan of your product.
Why bother with chemistry and electronics when you can get great performance from sturdy, reliable mechanical motion control?
When designing a modern and luxurious kitchen or bathroom, the last thing a homeowner wants is an obtrusive piece of equipment disrupting the flow and appearance of the room.
Product makers who want to take their design to another level have more motion control options than ever.
Your manufacturer can now apply hinge solutions in a variety of innovative ways, making your product easier to use and safer at the same time. The right hinge design can, among other things:
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.
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.