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Knobs, Handles & Handwheels E-Handbook

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The Knobs, Handles & Handwheels E-Handbook helps you choose the correct knob, handle or handwheel based on:

Various Design Considerations, Applied Forces, Environment Considerations, Human Factors, Styles, Attributes, AND MORE.

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Full Table of Contents

Terminology
Design Considerations
Physical Attributes
Applied Forces
Table 1: Applied Forces
Hardness
Space Allotted
Assembly
Environment
Temperature
Dry
Wet
Air Quality
Sanitation
Human Factors
Angle of Approach
Applied Forces
Usability
Grip
Speed
Position
Feedback

> Safety
> Selecting The Correct Component
> Material
> Plastic
> Metal
> Size
> Style
> Sanitation
> Color
> Cost
Knobs
Table 2: Knobs Styles
Ball Knob, Bar Knob, Lobed Knob, Prong Knob, Push/Pull Knob, T-Handle, Tapered Knob, Thumb Knob, Wing Knob, Etc.
> Knob Attributes
Table 3: Knob Attributes
Handles
Table 4: Handle Styles
Adjustable Handles, Chest Handle, Crank Handle, Flush Handle, Grab Handle, Pull Handle, Machine Handle, Etc.
> Handle Attributes
Table 5: Handle Attributes and Mount Types

Handwheels
Table 6: Handwheel Styles
Position Indicating Handwheel, Solid Handwheel, Spoked Handwheel, etc.
Handwheel Attributes
Table 7: Handwheel Attributes
Levers
Table 8: Lever Styles
Ball Knob Lever, Clamping Lever, Ratchet Lever

Lever Attributes
Table 9: Lever Attributes
Re-Machining Tips
Metals
General Tips
Custom Products
Summary
Table 10 : Thermal properties of Plastics
Table 11: Deflection Temperatures for Polymers
Table 12: Chemical Properties of Plastics

Glossary
References

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