Deschner Corp. has combined the shock-absorbing
feature of its Cushioneer® shock absorber with its speed regulator model
Kinechek® to offer a hybrid model called the Cushion-Start Kinechek.
The impact-absorbing feature called Cushion-Start is a
safeguard for those applications where a fast-moving load exerts an impact
force beyond the capacity of the Kinechek. Approximately 25 percent of the
beginning of the stroke is used for cushioning, then the remaining portion of
the stroke will control the load with the same constant uniformness as a
and fully adjustable, Cushion-Start model Kinecheks are available in ˝, 1, 2 and
3 inch, with a maximum capacity of 1,200 lb (including impact when load strikes
The first Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a Washington State suspension bridge that opened in 1940 and spanned the Tacoma Narrows strait of Puget Sound between Tacoma and the Kitsap Peninsula. It opened to traffic on July 1, 1940, and dramatically collapsed into Puget Sound on November 7, just four months after it opened.
Noting that we now live in an era of “confusion and ill-conceived stuff,” Ammunition design studio founder Robert Brunner, speaking at Gigaom Roadmap, said that by adding connectivity to everything and its mother, we aren't necessarily doing ourselves any favors, with many ‘things’ just fine in their unconnected state.
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