offset hinge

offset hinge

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In the above design, the flapping hinges are located well away from the hub, which appears as a large T and is being used as a mast.
A helicopter main rotor hinge at a substantial distance from the axis of rotation. As compared with flapping hinges, offset flapping hinges provide better longitudinal and lateral stability and a wider center of gravity limits and permit the helicopter to go faster in forward flight.
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Experimental studies and computer analysis provided data on the position of the offset hinge point about which a mechanism was required to rotate.
The understanding of this allowed folding mechanisms to be designed with offset hinge points that successfully mimicked the process and led to an original and versatile box making unit that was successfully demonstrated in industry.
The Victory Compact 8X20 and 10X25 feature an offset hinge for compact folding, separate knobs for center focusing and diopter adjustment and high-eyepoint eyepieces with lockable push/pull eyecups.
The belt underside features the "patented dynamic open hinge" as well as offset hinges, both of which allow for quick and efficient belt cleaning.
I got offset hinges (mentioned in the August/September InsideMS).
Other advantages are smooth edges and a flat bottom which reduces debris build-up, and offset hinges which conducts the cleaning solution to all critical places.
Make all doors easier for a wheelchair-bound person to enter by using offset hinges.
If you just need 2 extra inches in the doorway, offset hinges might do the trick.
Even if a turn is necessary, it may be possible to create the needed width with a pair of offset hinges.
Examples of the types of changes designed to remove architectural or physical barriers from public accommodations include the installation of handicapped access ramps, the repositioning of public telephones, the addition of braille or raised markings on elevator control buttons, the installation of offset hinges to widen doorways, the installation of accessible door hardware, the removal of high-pile-low-density carpeting, and the installation of handicapped toilet facilities.
Providing designated accessible parking spaces, if applicable *Installing ramps in lieu of steps, making curb cuts in sidewalks and entrances *Widening doors, installing offset hinges, installing accessible door hardware *Modifying elevator control buttons and adding signage in Braille, if applicable *Rearrangement of toilet stall partitions and miscellaneous accessories *Installing paper cup dispensers at inaccessible drinking fountains *Repositioning tables, display racks.