An Introduction to Continuous Hinges

Hinges offer a simple but effective way to connect two objects while allowing for a fixed axis of rotation. They are a type of mechanical bearing consisting of several parts, such as two leafs and a pin. Some hinges, however, … Read More

What Is a Retaining Ring?

Retaining rings are commonly used in housing components. Like other types of fastener-based rings, they are designed to hold multiple parts together. Retaining rings, however, aren’t permanent. Rather, they are typically only used when initially building a housing assembly, after … Read More