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Cover Hinge for Soft Closure

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069499D
Original Publication Date: 1978-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Axelsen, WG Kirby, JM Kline, GG [+details]

Abstract

This article describes a mechanism for allowing a cover to rotate from a vertical open position toward a closed horizontal position and for causing the cover to decrease in speed as it approaches the closed position to provide for a gentle closure.