TorqMaster Friction Hinges are found in quality Notebook Computers such as the Apple G4.

TorqMaster Friction Hinges are found in quality Notebook Computers


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With complete in-house assembly capabilities, we produce thousands of TorqMaster friction hinges per week. Our products are tested on computerized assembly stations and we life test a portion of every order. We design & engineer all of our own assembly and testing stations and work closely with our clients to implement the exact quality and test program required for their needs. Customer Satisfaction is paramount to TorqMaster. We pride ourselves on quick responsiveness to your requests and never compromise our high quality standards, product performance and on-time delivery.

We have a complete machine shop staffed with tool and die makers, machinists and model makers using computerized turning and milling equipment. On site fabrication of difficult geometry and fast turn around of sample runs for design verification is ready for solving our customer’s unique design problems.

Our in house fabrication for some of our detailed components gives us tight control over critical dimensions and production timing. We have a close working relationship with our supplier base that has been forged over many years. As experts in their respective fields, our vendors add industry specific knowledge and experience to the team at TorqMaster as we serve your design and manufacturing needs.

We offer prompt deliveries to meet tight build schedules. Whether your project requires 100 or 1,000,000 hinges each month, we will work closely with you to provide exactly the function, feel and fit you require.

Our Friction Hinges service the Automotive Entertainment Industry, and allow smooth, consistent action in quality entertainment systems

Our Friction Hinges service the Automotive Entertainment Industry, and allow smooth, consistent action in quality entertainment systems

Since the inception of portable electronics and electronic enclosures, TorqMaster has been the leading designer and manufacturer of friction hinges. TorqMaster has the experience, knowledge and sophistication to help bring your product to market.

Our hinges have been integral parts of some of the most demanding applications. The products that feature our hinges have won many awards for design and innovation. Other applications include products as rugged as a laptop that will work as a wedge for your tire if your car is stuck in a snowdrift to a low cost, low cycle hinge for a desktop drive cage.

The product design and project management expertise TorqMaster possesses helps create a seamless development process for your hinge requirements. Our staff can specify, recommend, configure, or design a hinge that will fit your budget and performance demands.

With in house design and prototype capability, FEA and scheduling software, we have the tools to make your program a success. Our CAD system has broad import and export capabilities allowing us to work in unison with our many customers, regardless of their design programs.Executing in a team environment, we are seasoned at working closely with our diversified expert vendor base and you, our customer, to quickly fit a design to your particular requirements.Contact our professional sales staff to initiate a design program tailored just for you.We are committed to quality manufacturing and on-time delivery. TorqMaster has developed long term relationships with many large original equipment manufacturers. OEM’s praise TorqMaster’s responsiveness and adherence to the most demanding standards of quality control and on-time delivery. Our engineering promotes quality manufacturing as well as the performance and reliability of our products.
Contact us about special features such as hinges needing to be nickel plated, corrosion resistant and other special qualities.

Our goal is to exceed customer expectations of quality and delivery.

Our Quality Policy Statement
TorqMaster International is committed to exceeding customer expectations and to maintaining our position as the quality leader in our markets.We are committed to maintaining a quality system that reflects the values of and complies with ISO 9000 international quality standards.TorqMaster International is committed to providing an environment that encourages the process of continual improvement in our products and services. We select the best quality sources to satisfy our needs for goods and services and expect our suppliers to do the same.
Torque And Friction Hinge Manufacturers
Quality Assurance Highlights

  • ISO 9001:2015 Certificate No. 9985QMS001
  • One of the first manufacturers in Connecticut to receive ISO Certification
  • RoHS, REACH and conflict minerals compliant

Extensive Automotive Experience

  • PPAP – Production Part Approval Process
  • FMEA – Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • SPC – Statistical Process Control
  • APQP – Advanced Product Quality Planning
  • MSA – Measurement Systems Analysis

Comprehensive Customer Feedback System

  • Surveys sent to customers twice per year
  • Results are tabulated and reported at Quality Management Review Meetings

In-House Tooling Program

  • Staff of experienced Tool & Die Makers
  • Fully equipped Machine Shop

We invite you to tour our facility while discussing your next project. Our GOAL is to exceed customer expectations of quality and delivery.


Some Applications

Our stock & custom friction hinges, positioning hinges, torque hinges, torsion hinge, and damping hinges have several applications. They are used in medical monitors, notebook computers, electronics, server racks, automotive screens, lab equipment, aviation and aircraft interior applications such as displays, seats & tray tables, printer covers, office equipment, point of sale terminals, food service equipment, access panels and covers, lab equipment, and industrial displays.

We offer focused customer service and engineering, our specialty for over 30 years. Our typical customer is a business-to-business (B2B) and industrial manufacturer of the above listed products, or a contract manufacturer, or a specialty distributor. All of our hinges are made in the U.S.A. by us and shipped worldwide.