Performance
  • Life of 25,000 cycles
  • 270° range of motion
  • Minimal freeplay
Available Torques
  • 0.4, 0.8, 1.2, 1.6 N-m (3.5, 7.0, 10.6, 14.2 lb-in)
    Sample quantities of highlighted torques are available within 48 hours
Torque Profile
  • Symmetic
Attachment
  • Standard door hinge
Mounting
  • M4 or #8 button head cap screw or equivalent
Finish
  • Black
Part Weight
  • Part weight: 15g (0.033 lbs)
    Part weights vary slightly based on the number of clips required to generate specified torque.
Environment
  • Ambient temperature range 0° - 60°C
Materials
  • Glass-filled Nylon Housing
    Hardened Steel Shaft
    Hardened Steel Torque Clips
    Mineral Oil Based Lubricant

The technology used in the MH12 Hinge has been assigned US Patent No. 6530123

The Reell MH12 Positioning Hinge is sold under the following stock numbers: 12-000 12-001 12-002 12-003

Animation showing the internal components of a Reell MH12 friction hinge.

One side of the hinge is attached to the end of the stainless steel shaft, while the other is attached to the base of the stack of ReellTorq® clips.  Torque is generated by the intereference between the clip stack and steel shaft.

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Product Applications

  • Access Panels
  • Aircraft Interiors
  • Automotive Enclosures and Interiors
  • Equipment Guards
  • Flat Panel Monitors
  • Industrial Enclosures
  • Medical Equipment