Designs

Feel free to explore the various design examples we have on this page. We also invite you to visit Mechanical Design 101 Design page and the Mechanical Design 101 Youtube page.

Screw Insertion Mechanism

This six-bar linkage with a prismatic joint and was designed to guide an automated driver through a four-bolt pattern.


Bobbin Linkage

This six-bar linkage with a sliding joint guides the wire feeder in a high-speed machine braider. This linkage provided a new 3 over 3 braid.


Truck Spare Tire Linkage

This four-bar linkage moves a truck tire from a stowed location into a vertical position ready to be moved into place.


Rice Transplanter

Transplaning rice seedlings is a tedious process for the small farmer. This hand driven transplaneter can be configured with a four-bar or six-bar linkage to simplify this operation.