Plastic Snap Fit Straight Beam Design Equation and Calculator

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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 are required,   

See the application illustration at Plastic Snap Fit Straight Beam Equations

Check calculated strain against material mechanical specifications.

Dynamic Strain "E" 

 Beam Deflection "Y"

  Beam Thickness Base ho 

Beam Length "L" 


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