Peaucellier-Lipkin linkages

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Technique: Peaucellier-Lipkin linkages
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Tools: Wrenches
Parts: Frames, Bolts, Nuts, End caps
Techniques: Bolting, Live hinges

Introduction

The Peaucellier–Lipkin linkage (or Peaucellier–Lipkin cell, or Peaucellier–Lipkin inversor), invented in 1864, was the first true planar straight line mechanism – the first planar linkage capable of transforming rotary motion into perfect straight-line motion, and vice versa.

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