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.
Driving down a country road, you’re probably going to see more small hotels and motels than huge chains. Even around major cities, new small hotel room design ideas are trending left and right.
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Today’s hinges make life much easier and more comfortable. We have progressed so far from just a plain, 'ol door hinge to advanced solutions for kinematic motion, mechanical spring counterbalance, and spring assist technologies.
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Ever wonder how cryogenic freezers, tanning beds, and other heavy-duty lids open safely despite weighing 50 to 100+ lbs.? The answer: spring-assisted or spring-loaded hinges.
A quick look at a few higher-end refrigerators will show you how prevalent hidden hinges are in top-tier appliances. As the name suggests, these hinges are invisible to the casual glance and therefore create a more seamless look in the kitchen.
User experience is essential to positive customer interaction, and mechanical motion control is essential to UX in many settings. From the hotel room to the manufacturing floor, motion control systems have fundamental impacts on how customers perceive a purchase or experience.
If your business is in any industry where customers regularly interact with moving parts, here are three near-universal tips for good mechanical motion control design.
Whether you’re seeking ergonomic equipment, counterbalances, or spring-assist hinges, ensuring your motion control manufacturer has your best interest and success in mind is of top priority.
In manufacturing, safety is always a major concern. Hazards that come with the territory of a manufacturing line or shop floor can pose a serious threat to the health and well-being of your employees.
The key to a successful business is being surrounded by competent people, whether that’s your employees or your third-party partners.