TorqMaster International is designer of a broad range of standard and custom friction, torsion, damping and marine hinges. Applications range from ruggedized laptops for harsh environments to low-cycle hinges for desktop drive cages. In rugged, long-life products, hinges can employ high-cycle, designs to survive more than one million cycles. All designs are life-tested. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4933-511.
A new federally sponsored manufacturing innovation center to strengthen US manufacturing abilities in fiber-reinforced composites has formed, bringing together materials suppliers, OEMs, university R&D labs, and national labs.
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