Model: S36 Parallelogram Straight-line 'Stork Bill' Mechanism
This mechanism consists of a slider prismatic joint and two parallelogram or 'pantagraph' linkages. Reuleaux called it a "Storchschnabel' perhaps because of the bill-like pecking of the end of the large parallelogram during the motion. He gave no inventor or application of this mechanism.
Francis Moon 2003-07-01
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