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Position hinge.


The PS-100 position hinge enables precise and sustained positioning of heavy devices and end-products with long moment arms--trays, displays, control panels, keypads and keyboards, armrests, and other demanding position-control applications. The hinge allows for infinite positioning with full 360-degree range of motion, reliably maintains a selected position for as long as necessary, easily adjusts, and has a qualified service life of 50,000 cycles. Torque ranges from 7 to 11.5 newton-meters (61.9 to 101.8 lb.-in.) in increments of 1.5 Nm (13.2 lb.-in.). The hinge is currently engineered with symmetric torque (the same torque in both directions) and will be available later this year with patent pending "one-way" torque (high torque in one direction with virtually no torque in the other).

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Title Annotation:TOOLS: HARDWARE
Publication:Mechanical Engineering-CIME
Date:Oct 1, 2015
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