HANGER COUNTER BALANCE SPRING
Counter balances or counter weights are commonly used the automatic door closing mechanism of commercial refrigerators and freezers, and product merchandisers. Most commonly, equipment utilizing a counterbalance will feature a sliding door. The function of the counterbalance is to enable the weight to close the door under the natural force of gravity. Similarly, counterwieghts may be used to keep a mechanism in balance as in a scale, or to assist in moving another part of the equipment as in an assisted lifting mechanism.
A spring is an elastic object that stores mechanical energy. Springs are typically made of spring steel. There are many spring designs. In everyday use, the term often refers to coil springs. When a conventional spring, without stiffness variability features, is compressed or stretched from its resting position, it exerts an opposing force approximately proportional to its change in length.
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