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3 Motion Control System Design Elements for Ease of Accessibility

Posted by Weber Knapp on Nov 18, 2022 11:59:00 AM

 

When it comes to designing for user experience, motion control systems allow for safety and flexibility. These characteristics not only improve the durability and longevity of your product but also allow for: 

  1. Ease of accessibility
  2. Flexibility
  3. Safety
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Topics: Motion Control, Hinges, Industrial, Manufacturing

How Hinge Manufacturers Make Better Parts With Cellular Manufacturing

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 16, 2022 12:00:00 AM

Getting the right hinge for your commercial or industrial product relies on having a trusted and reliable hinge manufacturer. Enter cellular manufacturing. 

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Topics: Engineering, Hinge, Industrial, Cost, Manufacturing

Design Guide for Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Marine Hinges

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 14, 2022 12:00:00 PM

 

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Topics: Applications, Ergonomics, Motion Control, Design, Hinge, Hinges, Industrial, Finishing, Durability, Manufacturing

5 Heavy-Duty Hatch Hinge Design Guidelines

Posted by Weber Knapp on Sep 1, 2022 12:00:00 PM

5 Heavy-Duty Hatch Hinges + Design Guidelines

We cover the basics on heavy-duty hinges for: 

  1. Barge hatch hinges
  2. Silo hinges
  3. Military tank hatch hinges
  4. Container tank hinges
  5. Submarine hatch hinges
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Topics: Applications, Motion Control, Counterbalance Hinge, Engineering, Industrial, Durability

The Benefits of Electroplating | Quality Metal Finishing

Posted by Weber Knapp on Aug 29, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Even though electroplating sounds like a process straight out of a science fiction movie, it’s actually an excellent way to enhance the look, durability, and functionality of metal components. 

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Topics: Industrial, Finishing, Durability, Aesthetics, Cost

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

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

Choosing a Heavy Duty Lid Support Provider: The Best Choice for 2022

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 1, 2022 3:45:14 PM

From the retractable keyboard tray you use at work, to the industrial refrigerator door in the restaurant kitchen and the bar pass-through at the diner where you got breakfast today, hinges are a part of everyday life. They also factor into the various tasks at work and the product design of new must-haves for today’s society. 

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Topics: Design, Gas Springs, Hinges, Industrial, Lid Support

Weber Knapp: An Industrial Hinge Manufacturer with CNC Expertise

Posted by Weber Knapp on Jun 1, 2022 3:08:31 PM

Thanks to the growing advancements and popularity of CNC machining, today's manufacturing process has become more streamlined and efficient than ever.

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Topics: Industrial, Cost, Manufacturing

Vectis™ Technology: Counterbalance Motion Control Video Tutorials

Posted by Weber Knapp on May 25, 2022 3:07:22 PM



Choosing the right motion control solution can involve some tricky elements. When it’s time to understand the type of counterbalance or spring-assist hinge you need and the best way to move forward with the installation, it helps to have a visual guide as a resource. The Vectis pages provide both written content and videos that do everything from explaining how a Vectis hinge can be a better choice than a gas hinge to how to install and adjust the hinge solution you choose. 

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