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Open: Plastic Snap Fit Straight Beam Equations
This calculator calculates the Dynamic Strain of a
cantilevered flexing finger typically used in plastic snap fit type designs.
This calculator will calculate the unknown for the given conditions.
Four (3) inputs
See the application illustration at Plastic Snap Fit Straight Beam Equations
Check calculated strain against material mechanical specifications.