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    Compact Soft-Opening Lid Supports

    Image of ProductInUse. Front orientation. Lid Supports. Compact Soft-Opening Lid Supports.
    Image of Attribute. Front orientation. Contains Annotated. Compact Soft-Opening Lid Supports, Side Mount, Opens Down.

    Side Mount, Opens Down

    Requiring less space to mount and operate, these supports are often used on small cabinets and enclosures. They gradually slow your lid's motion to prevent it from slamming open. To open lids, lower them and the supports will slowly and softly do the rest. Manually shut the lids and the supports will hold them in the closed position. Designed for use on lids that open down from the side, these supports allow lids to double as a work surface when they are open, similar to a drop-leaf desk. They can be used individually but should be used in pairs for lids longer than 24".
    All of these supports are rated for torque instead of maximum lid weight. Calculate your lid's torque and make sure it falls within the range listed—too much torque will cause your lid to slam; too little will prevent it from closing. Torque = Lid Height (inches) × 0.5 × Lid Weight (lbs.). An adjustment screw allows you to control the opening speed.
    Reversible Mount—Reversible mount supports are for right-side or left-side mounting positions.
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    Range, in·lbf
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    Angle
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    Support
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    Supports
    Material
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    Closed
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    Side Mount, Opens Down
    5.5"1.57"3.11"90°9 to 1718 to 35Nickel-Plated SteelDullBlackLeft Side, Right SideReversible MountYesYesM3
    20000000000000
    5.5"1.57"3.11"90°18 to 2636 to 53Nickel-Plated SteelDullBlackLeft Side, Right SideReversible MountYesYesM3
    2000000000000
    5.5"1.57"3.11"90°27 to 3554 to 70Nickel-Plated SteelDullBlackLeft Side, Right SideReversible MountYesYesM3
    2000000000000
     

    Soft-Opening Lid Supports
    3D CAD models available

    Image of ProductInUse. Front orientation. Lid Supports. Soft-Opening Lid Supports.
    Image of Attribute. Front orientation. Contains Annotated. Soft-Opening Lid Supports, Side Mount, Opens Down.

    Side Mount, Opens Down

    Gradually slow your lid's motion to prevent it from slamming open. To open lids, lower them and the support will slowly and softly do the rest. Manually shut the lids and the supports will hold them in the closed position. Designed for use on lids that open down from the side, these supports allow lids to double as a work surface when they are open, similar to a drop-leaf desk. They can be used individually but should be used in pairs for lids longer than 24". Mounting position is determined as you look into your cabinet or chest.
    All of these supports are rated for torque instead of maximum lid weight. Calculate your lid's torque and make sure it falls within the range listed—too much torque will cause your lid to slam; too little will prevent it from closing. Torque = Lid Height (inches) × 0.5 × Lid Weight (lbs.). An adjustment screw allows you to control the opening speed.
    Reversible Mount—Reversible mount supports are for right-side or left-side mounting positions.
    Min.
    Mounting
    Torque
    Range, in·lbf
    Mounting
    Dp.
    (A)
    Clearance
    (B)
    Lid Mounting
    Clearance (C)
    For Lid
    Opening
    Angle
    One Lid
    Support
    Two Lid
    Supports
    Material
    Appearance
    Mounting Location
    Performance
    Hold Lid
    Closed
    Hardware
    Included
    Screw
    Size
    No. of
    Holes
    Each
    Side Mount, Opens Down
    2.84"8.31"4.46"90°19 to 6038 to 120Nickel-Plated SteelDullLeft Side__YesYesNo. 6
    60000000000000
    2.84"8.31"4.46"90°19 to 6038 to 120Nickel-Plated SteelDullRight Side__YesYesNo. 6
    6000000000000
    3.32"8.86"4.85"90°30 to 4360 to 86Nickel-Plated SteelDullLeft Side, Right SideReversible MountYesYesNo. 6
    6000000000000
     
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