Pneumatic Door Stabilizer
Doors (particularly lightweight doors) that bounce open when they are slammed.
THE DESIGN GOALS
Develop a door-stabilizing mechanism that will allow a door to be closed gently or slammed shut and remain closed; work on all types of doors, including lightweight doors; automatically reset itself; and be visually acceptable, quiet, and reliable.
THE SOLUTION PRINCIPLE
The impact of slamming a door is often too great to be absorbed by a normal door latch or magnetic catch. The result is that the door bounces back open. Our solution to this problem includes a magnetic door catch to ...