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(Kg or lbs.):
Object weight
evenly distributed?

(cm or in.):
Distance to CG
(cm or in.):
Angle (degrees):

Per hinge if two hinges are used:

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Torque = 
Weight x Distance to Center of Gravity x Cosine (Angle)
(If weight is evenly distributed, distance to CG is Length/2)

Calculation assumes zero degree angle unless otherwise specified. This angle requires the most torque to hold position.

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