MOTION CONTROL: Advanced Antivibration Components’ Natural Rubber Suspension Mounts are designed to isolate suspended products that weigh from 56-112 lb. A popular use for these vibration isolators involves suspending piping in heating, ventilating and air conditioning - HVAC applications. The maximum deflection of these units is 6 mm (.24 inch) and their natural frequency ranges from 7-12 Hz. Other AAC rubber suspension mounts are designed to support weights up to 220 lb. They are best suited for hanging small machines such as fans, distribution pipes and ducts from ceilings.
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