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Flex-16

by BYU_CMR Mar 28, 2019
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Does the sharp angle turns of the design serve specific purposes?

Would it not relieve more structural stress if they were rounded? For e.g. like a cartoon flower petals shape?

I suggest you look at their website at https://www.compliantmechanisms.byu.edu/ on this. I think they have a few papers published as well, if you are interested in the specific mechanics.