Peaucellier-Lipkin Linkage

I created a Solidworks model of the Peaucellier-Lipkin linkage to better visualize the kinematics of the linkage and to document my Solidworks CAD capabilities. I modeled several parts: pins, links, and brackets. The brackets have zero degrees of freedom to simulate being secured to the ground. The links are of lengths 50, 75, and 150mm from axis to axis.


SolidWorks model of the Peaucellier-Lipkin linkage

I also generated a .gif animation to show the pure translation of the end joint (shown as the red pin). I have posted here all of the CAD files.


(7-Zip of complete SolidWorks parts and assembly)

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