Position hinge with compact design
The RT-50 position hinge is designed to hold the angle of mounted components in any position.
The RT-50 position hinge is designed to hold the angle of mounted components in any position. The compact 5mm design and constant torque capabilities are used in demanding applications with limited footprints in consumer electronics, mobile devices, and small appliances. It is also used across other industries where precise position control for components is necessary and critical. A dual-ended mounting configuration enables a single hinge to be used in place of two. The zinc die-cast housings and bushings are combined with hardened steel shaft torque elements, and the line added patented ReellTorq clip technology to smooth position control. Constant torque with minimal freeplay is delivered throughout the hinge's full 360º range of motion.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey